Friday, March 7, 2014
Bill Gates Again Occupies The Slot Of World's Top Wealthiest Person
There are more of them, amounts are higher, they come from a greater number of countries and if you want to join them in the top twenty you will need a net worth of 31 billion dollars. That is according to the Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires- Forbes 28th Annual Billionaires Issue. And back on the top is Bill Gates. His total net worth rose from 67 billion dollars last year to 76 billion dollars. He knocked Mexican Telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim off top spot. He has been there for the last four consecutive years. Spanish clothing retailer Amancio Ortega maintained the third position. According to Forbes world's largest economy-the US continues to dominate with most billionaires- 492 in all. The list suggests that wealth is spreading four new countries features for the first time Algeria, Lithuania, Tanzania and Uganda.