Five Armenians on Forbes magazine’s list of billionaires
YEREVAN, 2 MARCH, ARMENPRESS. According to tradition, Forbes has released the list of the world's richest people for the year 2015. As “Armenpress” reports, citing the official website of the magazine, as in the previous years, former head of Microsoft Bill Gates is still on top of the list with $79.2 billion dollars.
Gates is followed by Mexican telecommunication magnate Carlos Alim Helu with 77.1 billion dollars and investor Warren Buffet with 72.7 billion dollars. The list includes the names of five Armenians, including Armenian American Kirk Kerkorian in 393rd place ($4.2 billion dollars), businessman Samvel Karapetyan in 418th place ($4 billion dollars), Danil Khachaturov in 1,190th place ($1.6 billion dollars), Sergey Galitsky (Harutyunyan) in 162ndplace ($8.3 billion dollars) and Argentinean-Armenian Eduardo Eurnekian in 1,006th place ($1.9 billion dollars).