Forbes 2013 List of the World's Richest People


Forbes is out with its 2013 list of the world's richest people.

Mexico's Carlos Slim takes the top spot for the fourth year in a row.

The telecom mogul has a net worth of about 73-billion dollars.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is in second place, worth 67-billion dollars.

Spain fashion executive Amancio Ortega beat out Warren Buffett for the third spot, worth 57-billion dollars.

Buffett dropped to fourth place, with 53-point-5 billion.

Software mogul Larry Ellison rounds out the top five, with 43-billion.

This is the first year since 2000 that Buffett has not been the top three.

Forbes entire list includes a record 1,426 billionaires with a total net worth of 5-point-4 trillion dollars.

210 new billionaires were added this year.

Once again, the U-S leads the list with 442 billionaires, followed by Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Americas and the Mideast.

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