As you can see, it includes queens and kings and pharaohs from centuries past, as well as contemporary billionaires, such as Warren Buffett and Carlos Slim.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Outliers
Although I doubt Warren Buffett ever had anything like this in mind.
Ellen Hopkins -- Glass
Like my friend Warren Buffett, I feel particularly lucky to do something every day that I love to do.
Jay Allison, et al. -- This I Believe
Name Wealth in Billions (USD) Origin C o m p a n y or Source of Wealth Mukesh Ambani 55.8 India Reliance Industries Berkshire Hathaway Mittal Steel Company Getty Oil Company Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Merck & Company Western Union Union Pacific Reliance Communications Central Pacific Railroad Hughes Tool Company, Hughes Aircraft Company, Summa Corporation, TWA Curtis Publishing Company Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Union Pacific Railroad Warren Buffett 5 2 .