|Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New|
Stats: 2,756,984 members, 6,551,772 topics. Date: Friday, 22 October 2021 at 09:40 PM
Speculators Get Burnt As Naira Gains Value / 9 Silent Nigerian Billionaires Who Keep Their Wealth On A Low Key(photos) / 3 Youngest Nigerian Billionaires Today.No.1 Is Lagos Island Biggest Boy(pics) (2) (3) (4)
|Revealed: Billionaires Who Made The Biggest Financial Gains In 2013 by lazinc(m): 5:01pm On Dec 19, 2013|
Revealed: Billionaires Who Made The Biggest Financial Gains in 2013
18 December 2013
New York, 18 December, 2013 – Warren Buffett made about US$37 million per day in 2013, according to calculations by Wealth-X, making him the billionaire who made the most money this year.
With a gain of US$12.7 billion in 2013, the legendary billionaire investor and notable philanthropist’s net worth at the end of the year stands at US$59.1 billion. That, however, does not make Buffett the wealthiest billionaire on the list. That title goes to Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, who added US$11.5 billion to his personal fortune in 2013, ending the year with assets totaling US$72.6 billion.
In number three spot on the list is American casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who raked in US$11.4 billion in 2013 from his gambling properties in Las Vegas, Macau and Singapore. His personal net worth is estimated to be more than US$35 billion.
The individuals on the top 10 list collectively gained $101.8 billion in 2013, an average gain of US$10.2 billion each. The combined wealth of the 10 individuals now totals US$347 billion, up from US$245 billion in January 2013.
On average, they made US$29 million per day in 2013, and increased their wealth by 41.6 percent, outperforming the 24 percent returns seen in the S&P 500 this year.
Below are the top 10 gainers of 2013:
|Re: Revealed: Billionaires Who Made The Biggest Financial Gains In 2013 by lazinc(m): 5:10pm On Dec 19, 2013|
US$37 million per day!! God purnish poverty!
|Re: Revealed: Billionaires Who Made The Biggest Financial Gains In 2013 by Nobody: 10:24pm On Dec 19, 2013|
and Sheldon Adelson the casino owner made $11.4billion in profits in just 2013. Gambling doesn't pay man! You just can't beat the house!
|Re: Revealed: Billionaires Who Made The Biggest Financial Gains In 2013 by freda506(f): 10:05am On Dec 20, 2013|
cleans eyes...$37 milla per day!
|Re: Revealed: Billionaires Who Made The Biggest Financial Gains In 2013 by 4tunebest(f): 11:20am On Dec 20, 2013|
Money is good but What does it profit a man to gain the whole world and lose his soul? There is more to llife than money.
|Re: Revealed: Billionaires Who Made The Biggest Financial Gains In 2013 by Nobody: 4:50pm On Dec 20, 2013|
freda506: cleans eyes...$37 milla per day!not even in naira o, we are talking like 6 billa daily and the man is the shrewdest billionaire on the planet. Absolute money miss road.
|Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health |
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket
Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2021 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 33