Carlos Slim Helu is the richest person in the world 2013. Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican business magnate and philanthropist who has been the world’s richest man as of 2011. He is 73 yrs old having been born on the 28th of January 1940.
He is the chief executive and chairman of telecommunications companies America Movil (pan-Latin American wireless company chaired by Carlos and his son, Patrick Slim Domit) and Telmex. He also has widespread property in other Mexican corporations through his company, Grupo Carso SAB, as well as business interests in other places in the world. Read more Wealthiest People in the World 2013