Turks on the World’s Richest People List

mmmmForbes has released its 2015 list of the richest billionaires, which includes 32 Turkish.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates held on to the top spot with his $79.2 billion fortune. Murat Ülker, CEO of Yıldız Holding, has been names the richest man of the Turkey with his $4.4 billion net fortune.

Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Helu held second place with his $77.1 billion fortune and American investor Warren Buffet held third place with a $72.7 billion fortune.

Among the 32 Turkish names on the list, the richest five people are Murat Ülker, ranking 369th, Hüsnü Özyeğin, ranking 690th ($2.7 billion), Semahat Sevim Arsel, ranking 714th($2.6 billion), Ferit Şahenk, ranking 737th ($2.5 billion) and Mustafa Rahmi Koç, ranking 737th ($2.5 billion).

Turkish Billionaires

737 Mustafa Rahmi Koç (2.5 billion dollar)
737 Ferit Faik Şahenk (2.5 billion dollar)
782 Şarık Tara (2.4 billion dollar)
847 Erman Ilıcak (2.2 billion dollar)
847 Suna Kıraç (2.2 billion dollar)
847 Filiz Şahenk (2.2 billion dollar)
1105 Ali İbrahim Ağaoğlu (1.8 billion dollar)
1118 Ahsen Özokur (1.7 billion dollar)
1312 Bülent Eczacıbaşı (1.5 billion dollar)
1324 Ahmet Çalık (1.4 billion dollar)
1324 Faruk Eczacıbaşı (1.4 billion dollar)
1324 Ahmet Nazif Zorlu (1.4 billion dollar)
1386 Mustafa Latif Topbas (1.4 billion dollar)
1386 Hamdi Ulukaya (1.4 billion dollar)
1415 Mehmet Aydinlar (1.3 billion dollar)
1415 Mubariz Gurbanoglu (1.3 billion dollar)
1500 Turgay Ciner (1.3 billion dollar)
1500 Deniz Şahenk (1.3 billion dollar)
1533 Mehmet Rüştü Başaran (1.2 billion dollar)
1533 Mehmet Nazif Günal (1.2 billion dollar)
1533 Mehmet Sinan Tara (1.2 billion dollar)
1605 Mehmet Emin Karamehmet (1.2 billion dollar)
1712 Mustafa Vehbi Koç (1.1 billion dollar)
1712 Sevket Sabancı (1.1 billion dollar)
1741 Aydın Doğan (1 billion dollar)
1741 Suzan Sabancı Dinçer (1 billion dollar)
1741 Serra Sabancı (1 billion dollar)
1741 Murat Vargı (1 billion dollar)
1741 Fatma Yazıcı (1 billion dollar)

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