Monday, 23 September 2013

The Year's 10 Biggest Billionaire Winners by FORBES 400

These billionaires made the most money in 2013, both in absolute terms (top five) and in percentage increase (bottom five).
Warren Buffett
+$12.5 billion
Net worth: $58.5 billion

He’s a huge gainer even after giving $2 billion to the Gates Foundation.Berkshire Hathaway stock rose 34% as he grabbed Heinz for $23.2 billion.
Sheldon Adelson
+$8 billion
Net worth: $28.5 billion

U.S. and Macau gaming has been great for his Las Vegas Sands LVS +0.06% Corp. He has big expansion plans for Asia, South America and Europe.
Michael BloombergChristy Walton
+$7.5 billion
Net worth: $35.4 billion

The world’s richest woman is one of four Wal-Mart heirs whose fortunes grew at least $7 billion as the stores’ sales climbed.
+$6 billion
Net worth: $31 billion

The mayor gives up running New York City at the end of the year but not his Bloomberg LP terminal empire, now at $7.9 billion in revenue.
Bill Gates
+$6 billion
Net worth: $72 billion

On top of The 400 for the 20th straight year, Gates has diversified out of Microsoft MSFT +0.12% and into tractors, trains and Coke bottlers.
David Duffield
Net worth: $6.4 billion

The cofounder and co-CEO of Workday WDAY -1.63%has seen his enterprise cloud software company’s stock nearly triple since its IPO in October 2012.
Elon Musk
Net worth: $6.7 billion

Dreams do pay off: Tesla turned its first profit, and its stock races ahead, while SpaceX regularly supplies the International Space Station.
Herbert Kohler Jr.
Net worth: $6.4 billion

Toilets and faucets are big money with housing recovering: His namesake company had an estimated $5 billion in sales this year.
Mark Zuckerberg
Net worth: $19 billion

Strong mobile ad growth helped Facebook’s shares more than double in the past year, erasing the sting of the company’s botched IPO.
Abigail Johnson
Net worth: $17.2 billion

Fidelity’s president and heiress owns 24% of the mutual fund giant; its total assets under management rose to $4.15 trillion this year.

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