The World’s 15 Richest People


#1 Liliane Bettencourt

Net worth: $24 billion. This widow from France looks like your grandmother, and with the L’Oreal money she’s made, she could spoil you rotten.

Liliane Bettencourt


#2 Sheldon Adelson

Net worth: $24.9 billion. This self-made billionaire may have robbed you blind with his casinos. He dropped out of college—yeah, your creative writing degree IS useless.

Sheldon Adelson