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January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:39 pm
by HeyJudee
Our January Bingo list consists of the top 155 people on the Forbes list of World Billionaires (taken from the list today Dec. 30, 2011 at http://www.forbes.com/wealth/billionaires)

Please select 25 billionaires from the list below and PM me your list by noon (EST) on January 1st. I'll post late on Jan. 1 to give everyone time to submit their lists. Let me know if you have any questions or suggestions. Hope everyone is able to play!

Rank / Name / Net Worth / Age / Source / Country of Citizenship

1 / Carlos Slim Helu / $74 B / 71 / telecom / Mexico
2 / Bill Gates / $56 B / 56 / Microsoft / United States
3 / Warren Buffett / $50 B / 81 / Berkshire Hathaway / United States
4 / Bernard Arnault / $41 B / 62 / LVMH / France
5 / Larry Ellison / $39.5 B / 67 / Oracle / United States
6 / Lakshmi Mittal / $31.1 B / 61 / Steel / India
7 / Amancio Ortega / $31 B / 75 / Zara / Spain
8 / Eike Batista / $30 B / 55 / mining, oil / Brazil
9 / Mukesh Ambani / $27 B / 54 / petrochemicals, oil & gas / India
10 / Christy Walton / $26.5 B / 56 / Walmart / United States
11 / Li Ka-shing / $26 B / 83 / Diversified / Hong Kong
12 / Karl Albrecht / $25.5 B / 91 / Aldi / Germany
13 / Stefan Persson / $24.5 B / 64 / H&M / Sweden
14 / Vladimir Lisin / $24 B / 55 / Steel / Russia
15 / Liliane Bettencourt / $23.5 B / 89 / L'Oreal / France
16 / Sheldon Adelson / $23.3 B / 78 / casinos / United States
17 / David Thomson / $23 B / 54 / media / Canada
18 / Charles Koch / $22 B / 76 / Diversified / United States
18 / David Koch / $22 B / 71 / Diversified / United States
20 / Jim Walton / $21.3 B / 63 / Walmart / United States
21 / Alice Walton / $21.2 B / 62 / Walmart / United States
22 / S. Robson Walton / $21 B / 67 / Walmart / United States
23 / Thomas & Raymond Kwok / $20 B / N/A / real estate / Hong Kong
24 / Larry Page / $19.8 B / 38 / Google / United States
24 / Sergey Brin / $19.8 B / 38 / Google / United States
26 / Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud / $19.6 B / 56 / Investments / Saudi Arabia
27 / Iris Fontbona / $19.2 B / N/A / Mining / Chile
28 / Lee Shau Kee / $19 B / 83 / real estate / Hong Kong
29 / Alexei Mordashov / $18.5 B / 46 / Steel / Russia
30 / Jeff Bezos / $18.1 B / 47 / Amazon / United States
30 / Michael Bloomberg / $18.1 B / 69 / Bloomberg / United States
32 / Michele Ferrero / $18 B / 84 / chocolates / Italy
32 / Mikhail Prokhorov / $18 B / 46 / Investments / Russia
34 / Vladimir Potanin / $17.8 B / 50 / nonferrous metals / Russia
35 / Alisher Usmanov / $17.7 B / 58 / steel, telecom, stocks / Russia
36 / Azim Premji / $16.8 B / 66 / Software / India
36 / Oleg Deripaska / $16.8 B / 43 / aluminum / Russia
38 / Michael Otto / $16.6 B / 68 / Retail / Germany
39 / German Larrea Mota Velasco / $16 B / 58 / Mining / Mexico
39 / John Paulson / $16 B / 55 / hedge funds / United States
39 / Rinat Akhmetov / $16 B / 45 / steel, coal mines / Ukraine
42 / Shashi & Ravi Ruia / $15.8 B / 68 / Diversified / India
43 / Mikhail Fridman / $15.1 B / 47 / oil, banking, telecom / Russia
44 / Michael Dell / $14.6 B / 46 / Dell / United States
44 / Susanne Klatten / $14.6 B / 49 / BMW, pharmaceuticals / Germany
46 / George Soros / $14.5 B / 81 / hedge funds / United States
46 / Steve Ballmer / $14.5 B / 55 / Microsoft / United States
48 / Berthold & Theo Jr. Albrecht / $14.4 B / N/A / Aldi, Trader Joes / Germany
49 / Birgit Rausing / $14 B / 87 / packaging / Sweden
50 / Vagit Alekperov / $13.9 B / 61 / Lukoil / Russia
51 / Aliko Dangote / $13.8 B / 54 / sugar, flour, cement / Nigeria
52 / Mark Zuckerberg / $13.5 B / 27 / Facebook / United States
53 / Anne Cox Chambers / $13.4 B / 92 / Cox Enterprises / United States
53 / Roman Abramovich / $13.4 B / 45 / steel, investments / Russia
55 / Jorge Paulo Lemann / $13.3 B / 72 / beer / Brazil
56 / Savitri Jindal / $13.2 B / 61 / Steel / India
57 / Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor / $13 B / 60 / real estate / United Kingdom
57 / Paul Allen / $13 B / 58 / Microsoft, investments / United States
57 / Viktor Vekselberg / $13 B / 54 / oil, metals / Russia
60 / Phil Knight / $12.7 B / 73 / Nike / United States
61 / Carl Icahn / $12.5 B / 75 / leveraged buyouts / United States
61 / Robert Kuok / $12.5 B / 88 / Diversified / Malaysia
63 / Mohammed Al Amoudi / $12.3 B / 66 / oil / Saudi Arabia
64 / Donald Bren / $12 B / 79 / real estate / United States
64 / Ronald Perelman / $12 B / 68 / leveraged buyouts / United States
66 / Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez / $11.9 B / 80 / Mining / Mexico
67 / Francois Pinault / $11.5 B / 75 / Retail / France
68 / Joseph Safra / $11.4 B / 72 / banking / Brazil
69 / Abigail Johnson / $11.3 B / 50 / Fidelity / United States
70 / Viktor Rashnikov / $11.2 B / 63 / Steel / Russia
71 / Leonardo Del Vecchio / $11 B / 76 / eyewear / Italy
72 / John Fredriksen / $10.7 B / 66 / shipping / Cyprus
72 / Stefan Quandt / $10.7 B / 45 / BMW / Germany
74 / James Simons / $10.6 B / 73 / hedge funds / United States
75 / Horst Paulmann / $10.5 B / 76 / Retail / Chile
75 / Luis Carlos Sarmiento / $10.5 B / 78 / banking / Colombia
77 / Eliodoro, Bernardo & Patricia Matte / $10.4 B / N/A / paper / Chile
77 / Nasser Al-Kharafi / $10.4 B / 68 / construction / Kuwait
79 / Sammy Ofer / $10.3 B / 89 / shipping / Israel
80 / Len Blavatnik / $10.1 B / 54 / Access Industries / United States
81 / Ernesto Bertarelli / $10 B / 46 / biotech / Switzerland
81 / Forrest Mars / $10 B / 80 / candy, pet food / United States
81 / Gautam Adani / $10 B / 49 / commodities, infrastructure / India
81 / Hans Rausing / $10 B / 85 / packaging / Sweden
81 / Jacqueline Mars / $10 B / 72 / candy, pet food / United States
81 / John Mars / $10 B / 75 / candy, pet food / United States
81 / Klaus-Michael Kuhne / $10 B / 74 / shipping / Germany
88 / Iskander Makhmudov / $9.9 B / 48 / mining, metals, machinery / Russia
89 / George Kaiser / $9.8 B / 69 / oil & gas, banking / United States
89 / Johanna Quandt / $9.8 B / 85 / BMW / Germany
89 / Maria-Elisabeth & Georg Schaeffler / $9.8 B / N/A / ball bearings / Germany
92 / German Khan / $9.6 B / 50 / oil, banking, telecom / Russia
93 / Ananda Krishnan / $9.5 B / 73 / telecom / Malaysia
93 / Dmitry Rybolovlev / $9.5 B / 45 / fertilizer / Russia
95 / Robin Li / $9.4 B / 43 / Internet / China
96 / Serge Dassault / $9.3 B / 86 / aviation / France
97 / Kumar Birla / $9.2 B / 44 / commodities / India
97 / Petr Kellner / $9.2 B / 47 / insurance / Czech Republic
99 / Leonid Mikhelson / $9.1 B / 56 / Natural gas / Russia
100 / Cheng Yu-tung / $9 B / 86 / real estate / Hong Kong
100 / Georgina Rinehart / $9 B / 57 / Mining / Australia
102 / Igor Zyuzin / $8.9 B / 51 / Steel / Russia
103 / Pallonji Mistry / $8.8 B / 82 / construction / Ireland
103 / Anil Ambani / $8.8 B / 52 / Diversified / India
105 / Lee Kun-Hee / $8.6 B / 69 / Samsung / South Korea
105 / Andrey Melnichenko / $8.6 B / 39 / coal, fertilizers / Russia
105 / Harold Hamm / $8.6 B / 66 / Continental Resources / United States
108 / Julio Mario Santo Domingo / $8.4 B / 88 / beer, diversified / Colombia
108 / August von Finck / $8.4 B / 81 / Investments / Germany
110 / Steve Jobs / $8.3 B / 56 / Apple, Pixar / United States
110 / Sunil Mittal / $8.3 B / 54 / telecom / India
112 / Ricardo Salinas Pliego / $8.2 B / 56 / retail, media, financing / Mexico
113 / Masayoshi Son / $8.1 B / 54 / Softbank / Japan
114 / Liang Wengen / $8 B / 55 / Manufacturing / China
114 / Steve Cohen / $8 B / 55 / hedge funds / United States
114 / David & Simon Reuben / $8 B / 68 / investments, real estate / United Kingdom
117 / Sergei Popov / $7.9 B / 40 / banking, coal / Russia
118 / Silvio Berlusconi / $7.8 B / 75 / media / Italy
118 / Suleiman Kerimov / $7.8 B / 45 / Investments / Russia
120 / Sulaiman Al Rajhi / $7.7 B / 91 / banking / Saudi Arabia
120 / Vladimir Yevtushenkov / $7.7 B / 63 / telecom / Russia
122 / Tadashi Yanai / $7.6 B / 62 / Retail / Japan
122 / Rupert Murdoch / $7.6 B / 80 / News Corp / United States
124 / Philip Anschutz / $7.5 B / 72 / Investments / United States
124 / Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken / $7.5 B / 57 / Heineken / Netherlands
124 / Alexander Abramov / $7.5 B / 52 / steel, mining / Russia
124 / Alexei Kuzmichev / $7.5 B / 49 / oil, banking, telecom / Russia
128 / Jack Taylor / $7.4 B / 89 / Enterprise Rent-A-Car / United States
128 / Richard Kinder / $7.4 B / 67 / pipelines / United States
130 / Adi Godrej / $7.3 B / 69 / Diversified / India
130 / Kushal Pal Singh / $7.3 B / 80 / real estate / India
132 / Philip & Cristina Green / $7.2 B / 59 / Retail / United Kingdom
133 / Galen Weston / $7.1 B / 71 / Retail / Canada
133 / Edward Johnson / $7.1 B / 81 / Fidelity / United States
133 / Leonid Fedun / $7.1 B / 55 / Lukoil / Russia
136 / Nicky Oppenheimer / $7 B / 66 / De Beers / South Africa
136 / Charles Ergen / $7 B / 58 / EchoStar / United States
136 / Giorgio Armani / $7 B / 77 / fashion / Italy
136 / Eric Schmidt / $7 B / 56 / Google / United States
136 / Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber / $7 B / 52 / real estate, hotels / Saudi Arabia
141 / Hasso Plattner / $6.9 B / 67 / SAP / Germany
141 / James Goodnight / $6.9 B / 68 / SAS Institute / United States
143 / Akira Mori / $6.8 B / 75 / real estate / Japan
143 / Cher Wang & Wenchi Chen / $6.8 B / 53 / electronics / Taiwan
145 / Pierre Omidyar / $6.7 B / 44 / Ebay / United States
145 / Andrew Forrest / $6.7 B / 50 / Mining / Australia
145 / Jim Kennedy / $6.7 B / 64 / Cox Enterprises / United States
145 / Blair Parry-Okeden / $6.7 B / 60 / Cox Enterprises / United States
149 / Curt Engelhorn / $6.6 B / 85 / drugs / Germany
149 / Samuel Newhouse / $6.6 B / 83 / publishing / United States
149 / Andrew Beal / $6.6 B / 59 / bank, real estate / United States
152 / Dhanin Chearavanont / $6.5 B / 72 / Diversified / Thailand
152 / Antonia Johnson / $6.5 B / 68 / Diversified / Sweden
154 / Anil Agarwal / $6.4 B / 58 / mining, metals / India
154 / Hansjorg Wyss / $6.4 B / 76 / medical devices / Switzerland

Re: January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 6:16 pm
by lendube
Hey Judy! You left my name off the list! I'm somewhere in the middle I guess. :D Sending my list to you. Thanks for getting right on it.

Re: January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 6:49 pm
by HeyJudee
Geez Lennie, my name isn't there either...LOL

Re: January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:16 pm
by temom
What a fascinating list! I'm in, and have submitted my list.
Thanks so much for jumping in and doing January for us!

Re: January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:24 pm
by HeyJudee
So far I have lists from the following...and will update this as I get more.

lendube - Lennie
temom - Theresa
Mom of Six - Barb
Magot - Jan
icetbear - Ann
judymo - Judy
neefer - Jennifer

Re: January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:11 pm
by Mom of Six
My list is sent. Do you realize you have some duplicate #s? There are 155 names but some of the #s are skipped & some are double. Just want to make sure everyone checks the name not the #. Just realized the ones that are the same # have the same amount of money.

Re: January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:31 pm
by HeyJudee
Mom of Six wrote: Just realized the ones that are the same # have the same amount of money.

Yep...they rank the same as they are worth the same amount.

Re: January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:44 am
by icetbear
Thanks Judy for taking time to call bingo :) I will get my list in as soon as I can sit long enough to send it. I am on serious pain meds for a pinched nerve? More tests to come next week ;) I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday weekend, safe travel, buckle up and have fun. Happy New Year gang :dance: :applause: :dance:

Re: January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:01 pm
by HeyJudee
Well so far there are only 4 players this time around. I'm gonna wait a bit longer before posting the first set of words...to give a chance for any late joiners. Any more players????

Re: January Bingo List - World Billionaires

New postPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:20 pm
by HeyJudee
Got Ann's list...any more takers for bingo?