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Carlos Slim Net Worth

Carlos Slim Net Worth

Net Worth: $63 Billion

  • Source of Wealth Telecom (Telmex, Grupo Carso)
  • Birth Place Mexico
  • Marital Status Married (Soumaya Domit Gemayel)
  • Full Name Carlos Slim Helu
  • Nationality Mexico
  • Date of Birth January 28, 1940
  • Ethnicity Mexican-Lebanese
  • Occupation Businessman, CEO
  • Education Civil Engineering
  • Children Carlos Slim Domit, Vanessa Slim Domit, Soumaya Slim Domit, Patrick Slim Domit, Johanna Slim Domit, Marco Antonio Slim Domit
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About Carlos Slim

Mexican investor, philanthropist, and business magnate Carlos Slim has an estimated net worth of $63 billion in February 2018. Carlos Slim was considered the world’s wealthiest man from 2010 through 2013.

Through Grupo Carso, Carlos Slim holds massive investments in diverse fields which include finance, retailing, technology, and communications. Currently, he serves as the chief executive officer and chairman of América Móvil and Telmex telecommunications companies. He also chairs the Grupo Financiero Inbursa and Teléfonos de Mexico.

Carlos Slim Helú was born on January 28, 1940 in Mexico City, Mexico. He was an alumnus of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He was previously married to Soumaya Domit, and has six children named Carlos, Marco Antonio, Patrick, Soumaya, Vanessa and Johanna.

In 2010, $49 billion of his fortune was obtained from América Móvil, which was considered the largest mobile-phone carrier in Latin America.

In 2007, he was named as the world’s richest man after surpassing Warren Buffett’s net worth. That year, Buffett’s fortune was estimated to be around $52.4 billion, while Slim had $53.1 billion. As of May 2013, Bloomberg L.P. claimed that Slim had slipped to second, Bill Gates, in the rankings of the world’s richest people. 

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Carlos Slim's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 1995
Earnings 2013 $4 Billion
Asset Dec. 2013

The value of Slim's corporate holdings as of December 2013

Earning Turned Donation 2013

Amount donated to Fundación Carlos Slim

Earnings 2011 $20.5 Billion
Earning Turned Donation May. 2011

Forbes reported that Slim donated $4 billion to his foundations

Asset 2011

The value of the artworks found in Museo Soumaya

Asset 2011

Amount spent in building the Museo Soumaya

Asset 2011

The value of Slim's suits from Brioni

Earnings 2010 N/A
Asset 2010

Amount paid for the purchase of Duke Seamans mansion

Earnings 2008 N/A
Earning Turned Donation 2008

Amount donated to support programs for children.thru ALAS

Earnings 2007 N/A
Sale of Asset 2007

In 2007, he sold a portion of his holdings to Phillip Morris for $1.1 billion

Earning Turned Donation 2007

Slim donated $100 million thru the initiative of former US President Bill Clinton, to fight poverty in Latin America

Sale of Asset 2007

In 2007, he sold his his entire interest in a tile company, Porcelanit for $800 million

Earnings 1995 N/A
Earning Turned Donation 1995

Slim committed $6 billion worth of charity through this foundation, mostly going to healthcare, to eradicate extreme poverty and improving the life of Mexican people

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