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Forbes Rich List Is Out

Mar 9 2011 | 5:30pm ET by Deirdre Brennan

The venerable Forbes Rich List is out. Mexico’s mobile phone mogul Carlos Slim takes the top slot yet again this year with a cool $74 billion.  No fewer than 65 of those billionaires have ties to the alternative investments industry.

Carlos Slim: (Photo Credit: Forbes)Carlos Slim: (Photo Credit: Forbes)

Forbes’ Top 20 Riches People In The World

1. Carlos Slim Helu & Family ($74 billion)
2. Bill Gates ($56 billion)
3. Warren Buffett ($50 billion)
4. Bernard Arnault ($41 billion)
5. Larry Ellison ($39.5 billion)
6. Lakshmi Mittal ($31.1 billion)
7. Amancio Ortega ($31 billion)
8. Eike Batista ($30 billion)
9. Mukesh Ambani ($27 billion)
10. Christy Walton & family ($26.5 billion)
11. Li Ka-shing ($26 bilion)
12. Karl Albrecht ($25.5 billion)
13. Stefan Persson ($24.5 billion)
14. Vladimir Lisin ($24 billion)
15. Liliane Bettencourt ($23.5 billion)
16. Sheldon Adelson ($23.3 billion)
17. David Thomson & Family ($23 billion)
18. Charles Koch ($22 billion)
19. David Koch ($22 billion)
20. Jim Walton ($21.3 billion)


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