Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim is a Business tycoon from Mexico he is a Philanthropist. He was the king of billionaires. He made into the list of the top 10 richest people alive globally.

Well, how well do you know about Carlos Slim? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Carlos Slim’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Carlos Slim to date.

Biography and Early Life

Carlos Slim was born on 28 January 1940 in Mexico City to his parents, his father Julian Slim Haddad, and his mother Linda Helu Atta. He had five Siblings  Julian Slim, Linda Slim, Nour Slim, Jose Slim, Alam Slim.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Carlos Slim in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Carlos Slim’s age is 81 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 28 January 1940. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198.4 lbs in Pound and 90kg in Kilograms.


He graduated from the National autonomous University of Mexico. He studied in civil engineering. He also had interest in economics so he also pursed a course in Chile. He was a keen learner from childhood about business.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Carlos Slim married a woman named Soumaya Domit in the year 1995, and they had six children. They both divorced due to some personal reasons in the year 1999.

Carlos Slim is a Catholic, and he never uses computers to keep his records, he still uses notebooks. When he was just ten years of age, his father noticed that he is interested in business and economics. He started giving him great lessons on Accounting, management, financial lessons. At the age of 11, he already started investing in stocks, government bonds, and at the age of 12, he was a shareholder in the largest bank of Mexico.

Is Carlos Slim Gay?

As far as sexual orientation is concerned, Carlos Slim is straight as he was married to Soumaya Domit in the year 1995, and they had Six children but eventually, they divorced due to some personal issues. Currently, Carlos Slim is focusing on his career.

Professional Career

Carlos started his career late in the 1960s as he was interested in economics, and he also started investing in stock markets. In the year 1965, he had an ample amount of money for opening stock and he purchased Jarritos Del Sur for $40 million. He started building fortune, as well as his career.

In the 1970s he established many companies in various genres like mining, real estate, Construction, Soft drinks companies, airlines, 5-star hotels, cement and sand, tobacco, he had a cigarette company, he also had telecommunications. The 1980s was not a great year as he started struggling and also his company too. But he used his talent he started buying at a low budget and started selling them with great profit.

Some of the big companies in which he invested are Empresas Frisco, Compania Hulera Euzkadi, American British Tobacco. He invested in every big company in Mexico, and he also started investing in other foreign countries. Some foreign companies where Carlos Slim invested is Microsoft, Ora TV, Telecom, New York times, Office Max, USA comp.


He has not received many awards but the way he made it into stock market and invested, though there were some ups and downs in his career he managed to increase his wealth. He received some awards for his entrepreneurial quality are Entrepreneurial Merit Medal of honor in the year 1985. He was awarded an Honorary doctorate in public service from The George Washington University. CEO of the decade in the year 2003 by Latin Trade magazine and Commander in Belgian Order of Leopold 2.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Carlos Slim in 2021

As of 2021, Carlos Slim has a net worth of $65 billion. He has made most of his money through investment. He was also among the Top 10 richest people, and also he was Sixth overall. He became the very first individual to reach the $90 billion mark.

Carlos Slim’s net worth is what he did of his own with hard work, talent, strategies all these years. Though there were many ups and downs in his career he never gave up he always thought of having gone ahead. He has been an inspiration for people across the globe. People like him Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Koch, all show that if you need to get rich other than your Job you must need to invest. Carlos is still making his Career and is looking forward. We wish him the best of luck, may he achieve everything he wants to.

  1. SADKKU SAMI April 26, 2021 at 8:48 pm
  2. Ela Morelock July 9, 2021 at 10:17 am

Facts of Carlos Slim Helu

  • Gender Male
  • full nameCarlos Slim Helu
  • birthplaceMexico City, Mexico
  • Date of Birth January 28, 1940
  • Age 84 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityMexican
  • religionCatholic
  • net worth$65 billion
  • professionMexican Business tycoon, Investor, Philanthropist, and engineer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 90 Kg, In Pounds – 198.4 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 173 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Fola Evans-Akingbola

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