The second richest woman, Charlene Wezlthy Carvalho-Heineken, comes ninth on the list. The pair are due to take a stake in Premier League football club Newcastle United, their first venture into football.
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In total, there were a record 1, billionaires, according to Forbes. Technology firms featured heavily in the list, with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg becoming the biggest gainer in net worth.
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Last of the top ten is the Duke of Westminster and the Grosvenor family. His rise in wealth knocked Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim off the top spot Westminsteer second place. He has also ly moved Dyson production from Wiltshire to Malaysia.
Historically, he has been heavily involved in oil and petrochemicals. The oil portion of their portfolio took a particular hit when the commodity went into negative territory earlier this year. The also have heavy interests in the London property market.
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