The list of world's richest top ten is out. And there are many known faces in the list. India's richest person Mr. Mukesh Ambani is ranked at number 33 with a wealth of $23.2 billion. Let's take a look at top ten persons on Forbes richest list.
Gates retained the top spot on Forbes's 'The World's Billionaires' list, with a fortune of $86 billion, up from $75 billion last year. Gates retained his top spot for the fourth year in a row and has been the richest person in the world for 18 out of the past 23 years.
The Berkshire Hathaway chief comes in second with a estimated wealth of $75.6 billion.
The biggest gainer on the 2017 list is Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos whose fortune increased by $27.6 billion for a total net worth of $72.8 billion. This is Bezos' first time in the top three.
The Spanish clothing retailer (the founder of the Zara fashion chain) dropped to No. 4, despite his net worth increasing to $71.3 billion.
The Facebook's co-founder took the fifth spot with a net worth of $56 billion.
Carlos Slim Helu
With a net worth of $54.5 billion, Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helú, is $4.5 billion richer than in 2016. Nevertheless, Slim moved down for the second consecutive year in the rankings from number four to number six position, the first time he's been out of the top five in a dozen years.
The Oracle co founder is seventh with $52.2 billion.
Charles and David Koch
The brothers of Wichita-based Koch Industries Inc individual net worth increased nearly $10 billion, with their new estimated total of $48.3 billion each being good enough for a shared spot at No. 8 and 9 on the ranking.
Former New York City mayor and Bloomberg News founder Michael Bloomberg was 10th with $47.5 billion.