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Forbes: 10 Richest People in the World 2014

Bill Gates tops the list of richest men in the world

By William White, InvestorPlace Writer

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Forbes has released its list of the 10 richest people in the world in 2014.

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The list of the 10 richest people in the world includes investors, retail owners and more.

Check out the following gallery to see Forbes 10 richest people in the world.

Bill Gates, 58-year-old founder of Microsoft (MSFT), tops Forbes list of the 10 richest people in the world.

10-Richest-People-in-the-World-2014Gates has a net worth of $76 billion. He is married, has three children and currently lives in Medina, WA.

Click here to see Gates’ full page on Forbes.

Carlos Slim Helu takes the No. 2 spot on Forbes 10 richest people in the world list.

10-Richest-People-in-the-World-2014Helu has a net worth of $72 billion. The 74-year-old man is the CEO of Telemax, which is a subsidiary of American Movil (AMX), and currently lives in Mexico City, Mexico.

Click here to see Helu’s full page on Forbes.

Amancio Ortega is the third-richest person in the world with a net worth of $64 billion.

10-Richest-People-in-the-World-2014Ortega has made his money through the fashion company Inditex. The 77-year-old currently lives in La Coruna, Spain and has a wife and three kids.

Click here to see Ortega’s full page on Forbes.

Warren Buffett takes the fourth spot on the list of the 10 richest people in the world.

10-Richest-People-in-the-World-2014Buffett is the Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A,BRK.B) and has a net worth of $58.2 billion. He has been widowed but has since remarried and currently lives in Omaha, NE.

Click here to see Buffett’s full page on Forbes.

Larry Ellison is the fifth-richest person in the world with a net worth of $48 billion.

10-Richest-People-in-the-World-2014Ellison is the CEO of Oracle (ORCL). He lives in Woodside, CA and is divorced with two kids.

Click here to see Ellison’s full page on Forbes.

The title for the sixth-richest person in the world is shared between Charles Koch and his brother David Koch.

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Charles is the Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries. He currently lives in Wichita, KS and is married with two children.

David Koch is the Vice President of Koch Industries. He is married with three kids and currently lives in New York, NY.

Both of the Kotch brothers have a net work of $40 billion.

Click here to see Charles’ full page on Forbes.

Click here to see David’s full page on Forbes.

Sheldon Adelson is No. 8 on the list of the richest people in the world with a net worth of $38 billion.

10-Richest-People-in-the-World-2014Adelson is the Chariman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands (LVS). he lives in Las Vegas, NV and is married with five kids.

Click here to see Adelson’s full page on Forbes.

Christy Walton is the richest woman in the world with a net worth of $36.7 billion.

10-Richest-People-in-the-World-2014Walton inherited her money from her husband John Walton, son of Walmart (WMT) founder Sam Walton, after he passed away. She has one child and lives in Jackson, WY.

Click here to see Walton’s full page on Forbes.

Jim Walton, the son of Sam Walton, takes the last spot on the list with a net worth of $34.7 billion.

10-Richest-People-in-the-World-2014Walton lives in Bentonville, AR and is married with four kids.

Click here to see Walton’s full page on Forbes.

To see more of Forbes’ list of the rickest people in the world, click here.


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