Move over Bill Gates.  Carlos Slim Helu takes over the number one spot as the world’s number one in Forbes World’s Billionaires list.  Helu bested 164 other billionaire titans.

Forbes List of Top 10 Billionaires in the World

1.) Carlos Slim Helu
Net Worth: $53.5 billion
Industry/Company: Telecom
Residence: Mexico

2.) Bill Gates

Net Worth: $53 billion

Industry/Company: Microsoft

Residence: U.S.

3.) Warren Buffett

Net Worth: $47 billion

Industry/Company: Investments

Residence: U.S.

4.) Mukesh Ambani

Net Worth: $29 billion

Industry/Company: Petrochemicals, oil and gas

Residence: India

5.) Lakshmi Mittal

Net Worth: $28.7 billion

Industry/Company: Steel

Residence: India

6.) Lawrence Ellison

Net Worth: $28 billion

Industry/Company: Oracle

Residence: U.S.

7.) Bernard Arnault

Net Worth: $27.5 billion

Industry/Company: Luxury goods

Residence: France

8.) Eike Batista

Net Worth: $27 billion

Industry/Company: Mining, oil

Residence: Brazil

9.) Amancio Ortega

Net Worth: $25 billion

Industry/Company: Fashion retail

Residence: Spain

10.) Karl Albrecht

Net Worth: $23.5 billion

Industry/Company: Supermarkets

Residence: Germany

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