The richest man in the world from Mexico for the fourth time in a row, and is said to clock over $4 billion every year. His Latin American mobile giant America Movil is his most valuable holding at $36.3 billion; as the company has successfully spread itself to parts of Europe. He currently holds an honorary position at the company and advices on strategy while his sons take part in the majority of the activity. Apart from this he holds a share in mining, infrastructure, industrial, finance and real estate; also owns stakes in two Mexican football teams and Spanish football team Real Oviedo. Also known for his Carlos Slim Foundation, Carlos shares his vision with Bill Gates as he provides funds for research in farming.