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College Degrees of the Richest People in the World

According to data collected by Resume.io, these are the richest people in the world by continent and their corresponding college degrees (if obtained).

NORTH AMERICA

  • United States: Jeff Bezos (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)– $110.5 Billion
  • Mexico: Carlos Slim Helu (Engineering)–$61 Billion
  • Canada: David Thompson (History)—$37.5 Billion
  • Dominican Republic: Ramon Baez Figuero (N/A)–$2.2 Billion

EUROPE

  • France: Bernard Arnault (Engineering)–$100.3 Billion
  • United Kingdom: Hinduja Brothers (No Degree)–$15.4 Billion
  • Czech Republic: Petr Kellner (Industrial Economics)–$15.1 Billion
  • Ireland: Pallonji Mistry (Civil Engineering)–$15 Billion

AFRICA

  • Nigeria: Aliko Dangote (Business Studies and Administration)–$8.8 Billion
  • South Africa: Johann Rupert (No Degree)–$5.9 Billion
  • Swaziland: Nathan Kirsh (Commerce)–$5.1 Billion
  • South Sudan: Lawrence Lual Malong Yor (No Degree)–$3.3 Billion

ASIA

  • India: Mukesh Ambani (Chemical Engineering)–$54.8 Billion
  • Japan: Tadashi Yanai and family (Commerce)–$29 Billion
  • China: Li Ka-Shing (No Degree)–$28 Billion
  • Russia: Vladimar Potanin (International Economic Relations)–$20.7 Billion

SOUTH AMERICA

  • Brazil: Jorge Paul Lemann (Economics)–$24.6 Billion
  • Childe: Iris Fontbona (No Degree)–$14.7 Billion
  • Colombia: Luis Carlos Sarmiento (Civil Engineering)–$11 Billion
  • Peru: Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor (Social Sciences)–$3.9 Billion

OCEANIA

  • Australia: Gina Rinehart (Economics, incomplete)–$14.7 Billion
  • New Zealand: Graeme Hart (No Degree)—$9.5 Billion
  • Papua New Guinea: Michael Somare (Teaching)–$680 Million
  • Vanuatu: Gilbert Dinh Van Than (N/A)–$620 Million

To see Resume.io’s complete list for each continent, click HERE.

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