Carlos Slim Net Worth : $77.1 billion
Carlos slim is Mexican businessman and Carlos Slim Net Worth is 77.1 billion USD according to Forbes Magazine’s annual list of the world’s billionaires. Quick point About Carlos Slim
Carlos Slim is a Mexican business tycoon and philanthropist along with his $ 77.1 billion Net Worth. He was born on January 28 in 1940 at Mexico city. Carlos is also known as Warren Buffett of mexico. In year 2007 Carlos slim Net Worth was reached Approx $ 53.5 Billion and he became the world’s richest person after surpassing Warren Buffett’s net worth That year. In year 1967, Carlos get married with Soumaya Domit and she died in 1999. Slim did his graduation from National Autonomous University of Mexico in civil engineering in 1961, slim has good command over Algebra and linear programming. Carlos Slim made his first purchase at age of 12 by buying shares of Mexican bank, he become share holder in Mexico’s largest bank when he was 15 year old. After finished his graduation in 1961 Slim started his career as Stockholder and in 1965 his profit reached $ 400,000 from his private investment, Slim purchase 60% shares of of Galas de México for $ 1 million, during the time of economical crisis in mexico when all bank were struggling from financial problem and all foreign investors are cutting back on investing, at that time Slim invested almost in every industries, Slim has invested $ 50 million for mining and chemical industries which produced silver, gold, copper, lead, and zinc from extracted ores,and in chemical industries they produce some chemicals like hydraflurin and Molybdenum. In 1984 Slim buy a insurance company Seguros de México for $ 13 million and later in 2007 the value of his Stake in Seguros was $ 1.5 billion, in earlier nineties when Mexican government were privatizing telecom industry then Slim acquired telmex from mexican government and earlier in 2006 telmex operates on 90% telephone line in mexico along with his mobile phone company “telcel“ ,Slim also acquired a 50% interest in the Hershey Company and 40% and 50% in British American Tobacco. in 2007 on 4 august a newspaper “the wall street journal ” posted a article about Slim Carlos “While the market value of his stake in publicly traded companies could decline at any time, at the moment he is probably wealthier than Bill Gates”,after four days an american Magazine fortune reported that Carlos Slim became the richest person of the world by surpassing the Bill Gates at that time Bill Gates Net Worth was $ 58 Billion and Carlos Slim Net worth was $ 59 Billion and again in 2010 on march forbes reported that Slim Carlos is the richest people in the world along with $53.5 Billion Net worth. Discuss what could be biggest reason for such huge Carlos Slim Net Worth below in comments.
Full Name Carlos Slim helu Profession Businessman,CEO and Chairman at TELMEX and America Movil Height 1.73 m Ethnicity Lebanese Nationality Mexican Date Of Birth January 28, 1940 Place Of Birth Mexico City, Mexico Marital Status Widower Achievements Four times he succeed to maintain the first rank in world's richest person According to Forbes Twitter Account twitter.com/carlosslim