Bill Gates is back on top. Forbes has named the 58-year-old Microsoft founder the richest person on the planet, a spot he had lost to Carlos Slim for the past four years.
Gates is now worth $76 billion. He’s followed closely by Slim, worth $72 billion. Rounding out the top five Richest People on the Planet list are Amancio Ortega ($64 billion), Warren Buffett ($58 b) and Larry Ellison ($48 b).
Below are some other highlights from the Forbes list. Click here for the entire thing. But only do so if you enjoy being jealous.
- 172 women made the list, the most ever
- David Thomson, chairman of Reuters, is the richest media person. He’s worth $22 billion. Michael Bloomberg is ranked 16 overall, worth $33 billion. Rupert Murdoch is ranked 78 overall, worth $13 billion.
- Mark Zuckerberg was the year’s biggest gainer. His net worth jumped from $15 billion to $28 billion.