Carlos Slim Helú is rich. Very rich. The Mexican business magnate is one of the world's three richest men with a net worth of $63.3 billion, a fortune he made in Mexico's telecommunications industry and from investing in other nations' energy sectors, among other things, according to Bloomberg.
Helú and his family control over 200 companies in Mexico, but his wealth expands far beyond his home country, the New Yorker reports. The 75-year-old businessman has been investing in industries abroad, funneling his wealth into countries like Brazil, Colombia and Peru.
Here are 13 outrageous facts that put Helú's wealth in perspective: