Topping the list for the 22nd straight year is Microsoft’s Bill Gates, whose net work stands at a cool $76 billion. He’s actually down $5 billion from last year. Following him is Warren Buffett at $62 billion.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos made number four on the ranking and had the highest increase of anyone on the list, $16.5 billion, to put him at $47 billion. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg skated into the top 10 at number seven with $40.3 billion.
In the entertainment industry, former Tele-Communications executive officer Malone is number 68 with $7.2 billion, record firm creator Geffen came in at number 70 with $6.9 billion and “Star Wars” creator Lucas and media magnate Redstone both landed at 94 with $5 billion.
See the full list at Forbes.
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