No more guessing with a whooping Usd 53.5 Billion Net worth, Carlos Slim Helu and Family is the
richest man in the World. The Mexican tycoon who pounced on privatization of Mexico's national telephone company in the 1990s.
Up from third place last year, he recently received regulatory approval to merge his fixed line assets into American Movil , Latin America's largest phone company.
He controls a construction conglomete Impulsora Del Desarrollo y el Empleo which builds roads and energy infrastructure, He also owns stakes in financial group Inbursa, Bronco Drilling, Independent News & Media, Saks and New York Times Co.
A graduate of Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico,with a Bachelor of Arts/Science is
70 Years Old ,Widowed with 6 Children and son of a Labenese Immigrant
Carlos Slim â€” the world's richest man
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