8 Richest Men Hold Half Of World’s Wealth, Who Are They?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Fortune The Most Powerful Women Washington, D.C., USA 9:30 AM ONE ON ONE Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Interviewer: Carol Loomis, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune Photograph by Stuart Isett/Fortune Most Powerful Women

OxFam publishes these findings each year to mark the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where attendees are made of up the world’s most wealth figures — including diplomats, political figures, and business and cultural leaders.

The numbers are based on Forbes’s annual list of billionaires.

If you’re curious as to who they are, the 8 consists of: Bill Gates ($75 billion), Amancio Ortega Gaona ($67 billion), Warren Buffett ($60.8 billion), Carlos Slim Helú ($50 billion), Jeff Bezos ($45.2 billion), Mark Zuckerberg ($44.6 billion), Lawrence J. Ellison ($43.6 billion), and Michael Bloomberg ($40 billion).