The Forbes rich list

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The annual Forbes World’s Billionaire’s list has a new leader, Warren Buffet. The oracle of Omaha takes the top spot displacing the 2nd placed Mexican Carlos Helu and Microsoft’s Bill Gates. Surprise surprise, India has 4 billionaires in the top 10 list compared to 2 from the US.

The top 10 list of billionaires along with their current worth is as follows

1 Warren Buffett – $62 billion
2 Carlos Slim Helu – $60 billion
3 William Gates III – $58 billion
4 Lakshmi Mittal – $45 billion
5 Mukesh Ambani – $43 billion
6 Anil Ambani – $42 billion
7 Ingvar Kamprad – $31 billion
8 KP Singh – $30 billion
9 Oleg Deripaska – $28 billion
10 Karl Albrecht – $27 billion

The US has 475 billionaires followed by Russia with 87, Germany with 59 and India with 53 billionaires.

Above picture courtesy: Forbes

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