Bill Gates reclaims the position of richest man in the world

William Henry “Bill” Gates the founder of Microsoft repossesses the top of Forbes magazine’s annual list of the world’s richest people.
He is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world’s richest people. According to the Forbes Mr Gates has been top of the list for 15 of the last 20 years. Bill Gates regains the top spot by netting wroth of $76 billion by beating Mexico’s telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim Helu, who is placed in second rank with net worth $72 billion.
Forbes magazine global wealth team found 1,645 billionaires in the world with an aggregate net worth of $6.4 trillion which is up by $1 trillion from last year. The magazine records 268 new ten-figure fortunes, including 42 new women billionaires. This year there are 172 women on the list, more than ever before and up from 138 last year.
The list of top 5 billionaire’s of the world 2014:

1. Bill Gate, USA
Net Worth: $7.6 Billion
Source of Wealth: Microsoft

2. Carlos Slim Helu, Mexico
Net Worth: $72 Billion
Source of wealth: Telecom

3. Amancio Ortega, Spain
Net Worth: $64 Billion
Source of wealth: Retail

4. Warren Buffet, USA
Net worth: $58.2 Billion
Source of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway

5. Larry Ellision, USA
Net Worth: $48 Billion
Source of wealth: Oracle

Info: Sajhilo Nepali Magazine

Zeal Sharma

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