This guy is the richest on the planet - and the others in the top 10

Pot Of Gold

Now worth $79.5bn.

Bill Gates has been declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.

The Microsoft founder once again beat Mexican businessman Carlos Slim to the top spot.

Gates' net worth rose by just over $3bn in the year to 13 February, to $79bn.

Here's the complete top 10:

1. Bill Gates

2. Carlos Slim

3. Warren Buffett

4. Amancio Ortega

5. Larry Ellison

=6. Charles Koch

=6. David Koch

8. Christy Walton

9. Lilianne Bettencourt

10. Jim Walton

Access the full Forbes list here


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