How rich is Carlos Slim?
Carlos Slim Net Worth:
|Birth date:||January 28, 1940|
|Birth place:||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Profession:||Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Financier|
|Spouse:||Soumaya Domit Gemayel (m. 1967–1999)|
|Children:||Carlos Slim Domit, Johanna Slim Domit|
|Parents:||Julián Slim Haddad, Linda Helú Atta|
|Siblings:||Alma Slim Helú, Julián Slim Helú, José Slim Helú, Nour Slim Helú, Linda Slim Helú|
Carlos Slim wiki & biography:
Carlos Slim Net Worth $74 Million
According to the data published by Forbes magazine in 2011 which makes the set of billionaires of the entire year, Carlos Slim net worth has an estimate of 74 billion dollars, which makes him in the very top of the richest people in the whole world. His primary source of wealth is the firm “Telecom” which also contains “Telmex” and “Group Carso”. These firms bring millions of dollars to the overall amount of Carlos Slim net worth. Born in Mexico, Carlos Slim is a member of various contribution firms and has contributed around 4 million dollars to different charities.
The billionaire is known to the general public as a very successful business magnate from Mexico and also a philanthropist. Some sources even state that today Carlos Slim is the most affluent and also the wealthiest person not only in America, but in all the world. Moreover, he holds that position for the next year in a row. Carlos Slim is additionally known for his opinion that he considers that it would be a lot better if folks created more jobs and more accessible job positions that charities and gift groups.
Yet, it’s also known publicly that Carlos Slim has given over 2 billion dollars to his charity called “Carlos Slim Foundation” (“Fundacion Carlos Slim Helu”) in 2006. Also, in 2010 it continues to be said that he given another 2 billion dollars to his charity. Thus, although the billionaire states that job positions could be better, he is still supporting people that aren’t that fortunate as he is. Most of the programs of his own charity are taking concern and giving lots of attention to increasing education and health degrees. A present to the Clinton Initiative Project — 100 million dollars — contributed to the payment of 50 thousand cataract surgeries that were performed in Peru.
Although such contributions fall Carlos Slim net worth, he considers he is doing a favor for the world with making smiles on folks faces. Moreover, Carlos Slim is a member of the Gates Foundation and additionally he is a member of the government of Spain. Also, Carlos Slim spends around 150 million dollars to be able to avoid ailments, which are propagating in Central America and and also to increase the amount of nutrition for the reason that region. As stated by the data released in 2010, certainly one of his firms called “America Movil”, that is the biggest mobile phone carrier in Latin America, accounted for almost 50 billion dollars of all Carlos Slim wealth, which also increases the absolute Carlos Slim net worth.