Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, 72, ranked number one with $69 billion earned from telecom. | Getty Images
Zara's Amancio Ortega, 75, of Spain, ranked fifth with $37.5 billion.
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Eike Batista, 55, of Brazil, ranked seventh with $30 billion earned from mining and oil.
H&M's Stefan Persson, 64, of Sweden ranked eighth with $26 billion.
Li Ka-shing, 83, of Hong Kong, ranked ninth with $25.5 billion earned through diversified means.
Aldi's Karl Albrecht, 92, rounded out the top 10 with $25.4 billion.