Forbes Rich List 2017: Bill Gates Is Still No. 1

Forbes Rich List 2017: Bill Gates Is Still No. 1

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Bill Gates is still the world’s richest person.

According to the Forbes Rich List 2017, Gates is worth $86billion.

The Microsoft founder has topped the Forbes Rich List for four consecutive years.

He is followed by Warren Buffett, whose fortune is estimated at $75.6bn.

Others in the top 10, which is heavily dominated by Americans in the technology sector, are Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, at No. 5; Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison at No. 7; and Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos.

US President Donald Trump has become poorer. He ranked 544th of the world’s super-rich, which puts him more than 200 spots below his spot last year, with an estimated wealth of $3.5bn compared to $3.7bn last year and $4.5bn the year before.

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