Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the world's richest man, according to Forbes Magazine. He has been that for several years in a row now.
Forbes magazine continues to list the world's richest people, and Bill Gates continues to top that list. According to Forbes, he has assets worth 86 billion dollars.
Bill Gates is followed by Warren Buffett, world-famous investor and major shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway. Buffet's wealth is 75.6 billion dollars.
In the third place comes Jeff Bezos, an American investor and founder, chairman and CEO of Amazon, the world's largest online retailer. He has assets of 72.8 billion.
Number four is Amancio Ortega, a Spanish businessman who founded the fashion company Inditex, whose most famous brand is Zara. Assets: $71.3 billion.
Fifth is Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder, CEO and president of Facebook. He has $56 billion, according to Forbes.
Carlos Slim Helú is sixth on the list, with $54.5 billion. He is a Mexican businessman who became rich by investing in the telecommunications industry.
In seventh place we find Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle, and its CEO until September 2014. Oracle is one of the world's largest software company, with 132,000 employees and sales of nearly $38.2 billion. Ellison reportedly has $52.2 billion.
In eighth and ninth place are the brothers Charles and David Koch, who together run Koch Industries, the second largest privately held company in the United States. They are said to have assets of $48.3 billion each.
Number ten is Michael Bloomberg, who owns the software, data and media company Bloomberg L.P. Between 2002 and 2013, he was also the mayor of New York. He has $ 47.5 billion in assets.
US President Donald Trump has dropped 220 places to number 544, with assets of $3.5 billion.
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