The Top 10 World's Richest Entrepreneurs
2. Carlos Slim Helú - $72 billion
Carlos Slim Helú may be best known as a telecommunications executive, but the 74-year-old made his start in Mexico with a brokerage firm he opened shortly after completing college. He would then go on to invest in a variety of businesses, and acquire Telmex from the Mexican government in 1990. Today, he has a net worth of $72 billion, and came in second place overall on Forbes's Rich List.