Warren Buffett - net worth: $53.5 billion - Although Buffett is the 2nd biggest gainer in 2013, adding $9.5 billion to his fortune, it is the first time since 2000 that he has not been among the three richest billionaires in the world. In February, Buffett announced a deal with Brazilian billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann's 3G Capital to snap up iconic ketchup producer H.J. Heinz Co. for $23.2 billion.
Here Are The 10 People Who Gained The Most Money In 2016
Plenty of investors turned in strong performances in 2017, but FORBES scoured the globe to find the 10 people who made more money than anyone else. Altogether, they gained $74.7 billion. Warren Buffett's fortune grew the most, surging $12.3 billion, despite the fact that he gave away $2.9 billion in
Amancio Ortega, from Spain - net worth: $57 billion - is 2013s biggest gainer; his fortune is up $19.5 billion, pushing his fortune to a record high and moving him ahead of Warren Buffett. While he's no longer chairman of clothing retailer Inditex (he stepped down in 2011), he controls nearly 60% of the company's shares, which were up more than 50%. The company, which operates under several brand names including Zara, Massimo Dutti and Stradivarius, has nearly 5,900 stores in 86 countries.