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Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim
Carlos Slim, October 24, 2007
Personal information
Birth dateJanuary 28, 1940(age 77)
Place of birth:Mexico City, Mexico
Alma materUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México
OccupationChairman & CEO of Telmex, América Móvil and Grupo Carso
Known forWorld's wealthiest person (2007, 2010, 2011)
Net worth(+) US$74 billion (2011)
SpouseSoumaya Domit (m. 1967 1999)
Marco Antonio
ParentsJulián Slim Haddad (deceased)
Linda Helú

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Carlos Slim Helú (-esˈkaɾlos esˈlim eˈlu; born January 28, 1940) is a Mexican business magnate and philanthropist who as of 2011 is the richest person in the world, for the second year in a row. He is the chairman and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and América Móvil and has extensive holdings in other Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso SAB, as well as business interests elsewhere in the world.

América Móvil, which in 2010 was Latin America’s largest mobile-phone carrier, accounted for around US$49 billion of Slim's wealth by the end of 2010. His corporate holdings as of March 2011 have been estimated at US$74 billion.

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