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Carlos Slim Net Worth, Wiki, Bio

Carlos Slim Net Worth is $68 Billion USD and earns an annual income of $4 Billion dollars. Carlos Slim is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world. Carlos Slim recently bought a brand new Rolls Royce luxury car for $700,000 USD. The Net Worth of Carlos Slim has seen a hike of 35% over the past few years. While calculating Carlos Slim Net Worth we have included the data updated as of this Quarter. Check out the Exclusive information on Carlos Slim Net Worth details such as Yearly Income, House, Car Collection, Investments etc.

Carlos Slim Net Worth and Income Details

Carlos Slim Net Worth 2017 House Cars Income

Carlos Slim Net Worth $68 Billion USD
Annual Income $4 Billion USD
Luxury Cars – 14 $5 million USD
Houses – 5 $280 million USD

Carlos Slim Cars

The Car collection of Carlos Slim is Quite Large. Carlos Slim owns few of the best luxury cars in the world. The Car brands owned by Carlos Slim include Bentley, Lexus and Rolls Royce.

Carlos Slim Biography

Carlos Slim was born In January, 1940, in Mexico City, to Julián Slim Haddad (born Khalil Salim Haddad Aglamaz) and Linda Helú Atta, both Maronite Catholics from Lebanon.

Carlos Slim always knew he wanted to be a businessman, and he began to develop his business and investment acumen at a young age. Carlos Slim received business lessons from his father Julian, who taught him finance, management and accounting, teaching him how to read financial statements as well as the importance of keeping accurate financial records, a practice that Slim carries on to this day.

At the age of 11, Carlos Slim invested in a government savings bond that taught him about the concept of compound interest. Carlos Slim eventually saved every financial and business transaction he made into a personal ledger book which he keeps to this day.

At the age of 12, he made his first stock purchase, by purchasing shares in a Mexican bank. By the age of 15, Slim had become a shareholder in Mexico’s largest bank.

At the age of 17, he earned 200 pesos a week working for his father’s company. Carlos Slim went on to study civil engineering at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where he also concurrently taught algebra and linear programming.

Though Carlos Slim was a civil engineering major, he also displayed an interest in economics. Carlos Slim took economics courses in Chile once he finished his engineering degree.

Graduating as a civil engineering major, Carlos Slim has stated that his mathematical ability and his background of linear programming was a key factor in helping him gain an edge in the business world, especially when reading financial statements.

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After graduating from college in 1961, Carlos Slim began his career as a stock trader in Mexico, often working 14-hour days. In 1965, profits from Carlos Slim’s private investments reached US$400,000, allowing him to start the stock brokerage Inversora Bursátil.

In addition, Carlos Slim also began laying the financial groundwork for Grupo Carso. In 1965 he also bought Jarritos del Sur. In 1966, worth US$40 million, Carlos Slim founded Inmobiliaria Carso.

In 2012 Carlos Slim sold the broadcast rights for the Leon games to Telemundo in the United States, and the cable channel Fox Sports in Mexico and the rest of Latin America and to the website mediotiempo.com. The games are also broadcast on the Internet through UNO TV, offered by Telmex.

Carlos Slim has been involved with broadcasting sports outside Mexico to larger markets such as the United States. In March 2012, America Movil acquired the broadcast rights for the Olympic Games in Sochi 2014and the Brazil 2016 for Latin America.

In November 2013 Carlos Slim invested US$60 million in the Israeli startup Mobli, a company that deals with connections between people and communities corralled according to different interests.

Carlos Slim’s father Khalil Salim Haddad Aglamaz emigrated to Mexico from Lebanon (then part of the Ottoman Empire) in 1902 (he was 14), and later changed his name to Julián Slim Haddad.

Carlos Slim Bio

It was not uncommon for Lebanese children to be sent abroad before they reached the age of 15 to avoid being conscripted into the Ottoman Army, and four of Haddad’s older brothers were already living in Mexico at the time of his arrival.

Carlos Slim was married to Soumaya Domit from 1967 until her death in 1999. Among her interests were various philanthropic projects, including the creation of a legal framework for organ donation.

Carlos Slim has six children: Carlos, Marco Antonio, Patrick, Soumaya, Vanessa, and Johanna. Slim’s fortune has given rise to a family business empire and he often acquires shares on behalf of himself and his children.

Carlos Slim three older sons serve in key positions in the companies controlled by Slim where most are involved in the day-to-day running of Slim’s business empire. Carlos Slim underwent heart surgery in 1999. In high school, Slim’s favorite subjects were history, cosmography, and mathematics.

In his office, Carlos Slim does not keep a computer and instead prefers to keep all his financial data in thoroughly kept notebooks. Slim is well versed in technology but prefers to write by hand instead of on a computer.

Due to the vast size of his business empire, Carlos Slim often jokes that he can’t keep track of all the companies he manages. Carlos Slim is a Maronite Catholic, and he is one of the prominent backers of Legion of Christ, a Roman Catholic religious institute.

In March, 2007, Carlos Slim surpassed American investor Warren Buffett as the world’s second richest person with an estimated net worth of US$53.1 billion compared with Buffet’s US$52.4 billion.

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Carlos Slim Net Worth Growth Estimate

The Net Worth and Income of Carlos Slim is expected to continue to grow at a Strong pace. Over the next few years, Carlos Slim’s Net worth is likely to grow by around 45%.

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