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Bill Gates Once Again Richest Man On Earth

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Bill Gates is back to being the richest man, at least on planet earth. The 57-year old Microsoft co-founder ousted Mexican investor Carlos Slim to get back on the top slot, says Bloomberg. The net worth of Mr. Gates is pegged at $72.7 billion.

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s richest people. Here are some other rankings from the index you may find interesting:

  • # 8 Larry Ellison (Co-founder and CEO of Oracle) – Net worth: $41.6 billion
  • #18 Larry Page (Co-founder and CEO of Google) – Net worth: $26.3 billion
  • # 19 Sergey Brin (Co-founder of Google) – Net worth: $25.9 billion
  • # 24 Jeff Bezos (Founder and CEO, Amazon.com) – Net worth: $24.7 billion
  • # 45 Steve Ballmer (CEO of Microsoft) – Net worth: $16.6 billion
  • # 53 Paul Allen (Co-founder of Microsoft) – Net worth: $15.3 billion
  • # 60 Michael Dell (Founder, chairman, and CEO of Dell) – Net worth: $14.8 billion
  • # 77 Mark Zuckerberg (Founder, chairman, and CEO of Facebook)  – Net worth: $12.8 billion
  • # 81 Jim Goodnight (Co-founder and CEO, SAS) – Net worth: $12.5 billion
  • # 93 Azim Premji (Chairman of Wipro) – Net worth: $11.4 billion
  • # 94 Laurene Jobs (Wife of Steve Jobs. Co-founder and president of College Track) – Net worth: $11.3 billion
  • #95 Lee Kun Hee (Chairman, Samsung) – Net worth: $11.3 billion
  • #96 Hasso Plattner (Co-founder and chairman of SAP) – Net worth: $11 billion

[Image courtesy: Mr. Bill Gates]

 

 

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