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The richest couples in the world

The richest couples in the world 0

The richest couples in the world

1. Bill and Melinda Gates

Assets: 85.7 billion USD

According to a report released yesterday by asset research firm Wealth-X, Bill and Melinda Gates are currently the richest couple in the world.

The couple is famous for their charitable foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which supports education, health and population programs around the world.

1. Bill and Melinda Gates

Assets: 85.7 billion USD

According to a report released yesterday by asset research firm Wealth-X, Bill and Melinda Gates are currently the richest couple in the world.

The couple is famous for their charitable foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which supports education, health and population programs around the world.

The richest couples in the world

2. Amancio Ortega Gaona and Flora Perez Marcote

Assets: 70.7 billion USD

Spanish billionaire Amancio Ortega Gaona became the richest person in Europe thanks to founding the Zara fashion store chain in 1975. Zara is currently part of the Inditex group, along with other famous brands such as Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti and Bershka

2. Amancio Ortega Gaona and Flora Perez Marcote

Assets: 70.7 billion USD

Spanish billionaire Amancio Ortega Gaona became the richest person in Europe thanks to founding the Zara fashion store chain in 1975. Zara is currently part of the Inditex group, along with other famous brands such as Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti and Bershka

The richest couples in the world

3. Warren Buffett and Astrid Menks

Assets: 65 billion USD

Investment legend Warren Buffett married his second wife Astrid Menks in 2006, 2 years after his ex-wife, Susan Buffett, passed away.

Buffett earned billions of dollars through investments through his company Berkshire Hathaway.

3. Warren Buffett and Astrid Menks

Assets: 65 billion USD

Investment legend Warren Buffett married his second wife Astrid Menks in 2006, 2 years after his ex-wife, Susan Buffett, passed away.

Buffett earned billions of dollars through investments through his company Berkshire Hathaway.

The richest couples in the world

4. David and Julia Koch

Assets: 47.5 billion USD

Brothers David Koch and Charles Koch have huge fortunes thanks to their largest oil and gas company in North America.

The Koch family is famous for its steadfast political views and philanthropy.

4. David and Julia Koch

Assets: 47.5 billion USD

Brothers David Koch and Charles Koch have huge fortunes thanks to their largest oil and gas company in North America.

The Koch family is famous for its steadfast political views and philanthropy.

The richest couples in the world

5. Charles and Elizabeth Koch

Assets: 47.4 billion USD

Charles Koch began working for the family company in the 1960s, then took over as Chairman and CEO in 1967 when his father passed away.

He and his wife, Elizabeth, married in 1972 and had two children.

5. Charles and Elizabeth Koch

Assets: 47.4 billion USD

Charles Koch began working for the family company in the 1960s, then took over as Chairman and CEO in 1967 when his father passed away.

He and his wife, Elizabeth, married in 1972 and had two children.

The richest couples in the world

6.  Wang Jianlin and Lin Ning

Assets: 40.7 billion USD

Real estate tycoon – Wang Jianlin is currently one of the richest people in China.

6.  Wang Jianlin and Lin Ning

Assets: 40.7 billion USD

Real estate tycoon – Wang Jianlin is currently one of the richest people in China.

7. Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos

Assets: 39.8 billion USD

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994, after working on Wall Street for 8 years.

Amazon Studios is also increasing competition with online movie rental and movie streaming company – Netflix.

Bezos met his current wife while working for investment company D. E. Shaw.

7. Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos

Assets: 39.8 billion USD

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994, after working on Wall Street for 8 years.

Amazon Studios is also increasing competition with online movie rental and movie streaming company – Netflix.

Bezos met his current wife while working for investment company D. E. Shaw.

8. Bernard Arnault and Helene Mercier

Assets: 38.7 billion USD

Bernard Arnault is currently the Chairman and CEO of luxury goods manufacturer LVMH.

8. Bernard Arnault and Helene Mercier

Assets: 38.7 billion USD

Bernard Arnault is currently the Chairman and CEO of luxury goods manufacturer LVMH.

9. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Assets: 38.5 billion USD

Facebook founder and CEO – Mark Zuckerberg is 31 years old this year.

The two met at Harvard and married in 2012, one day after Facebook began trading on Wall Street.

9. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Assets: 38.5 billion USD

Facebook founder and CEO – Mark Zuckerberg is 31 years old this year.

The two met at Harvard and married in 2012, one day after Facebook began trading on Wall Street.

10. Jim and Lynne Walton

Assets: 36.2 billion USD

Jim Walton is the youngest son of the founder of the Wal-mart cheap supermarket chain – Samuel Walton.

10. Jim and Lynne Walton

Assets: 36.2 billion USD

Jim Walton is the youngest son of the founder of the Wal-mart cheap supermarket chain – Samuel Walton.

Ha Thu (according to CNN)

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