View the World’s Billionaires in Real Time
There's a new listing of the world's billionaires out now. Sadly, none of us are on it. Now you can look online and see in real time which of the 1,826 billionaires in the world rank amongst each other.
Check out the list at Forbes.com.
Forbes just released the 29th annual billionaires list, and Bill Gates is the richest person in the world for the 16th time in 21 years. He's now worth $79.2 billion, even though he donates billions of dollars every year.
There are some new names on the list too: Travis Kalanick, the guy who founded Uber, Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, the guys who founded Snapchat, Markus Persson, the guy who created "Minecraft", and Reed Hastings, the guy who founded Netflix. Michael Jordan cracked the list for the first time. He's the first pro athlete who's ever made the cut.
Overall there are 1,826 billionaires in the world, worth a total of $7.05 trillion.