Forbes 2016: World's 10 Billionaires

Forbes magazine reveals the top 10 richest billionaires in the world for 2016. Their 30th annual list features 1,810 billionaires around the world with a total net worth of almost $6.5 trillion. This year marked the first time the average net worth of a billionaire dropped .. to $3.6 billion, down $300 million from last year. The U.S. has 540 billionaires.


9. David Koch (tied)

David Koch

Net Worth: $39.6 billion, Source of Wealth: Koch Industries
Citizenship: United States

9. Charles Koch (tied)

Charles Koch

Net Worth: $39.6 billion, Source of Wealth: Koch Industries
Citizenship: United States

8. Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg

Net Worth: $40 billion, Source of Wealth: Bloomberg LP
Citizenship: United States

7. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

Net Worth: $43.6 billion, Source of Wealth: Oracle
Citizenship: United States

6. Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $44.6 billion, Source of Wealth: Facebook
Citizenship: United States

5. Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $45.2 billion, Source of Wealth: Amazon.com
Citizenship: United States

4. Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim Helu

Net Worth: $50 billion, Source of Wealth: telecom
Citizenship: Mexico

3. Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

Net Worth: $60.8 billion, Source of Wealth: Berkshire Hathaway
Citizenship: United States

2. Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega

Net Worth: $67 billion, Source of Wealth: Zara
Citizenship: Spain

1. Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Net Worth: $75 billion, Source of Wealth: Microsoft
Citizenship: United States

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