Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is now the 6th richest man in the world, moving up 10 spots from last years Forbesâ€˜ 2016 billionaires list of the worldâ€™s richest people. According to Forbes, Mark made more than $11billion in one year, going from $33.4 billion in the 2015 ranking to $44.6 billion in the 2016 ranking. Bill Gates is still the richest man in the world. See top 20Â below:
From Forbes magazineâ€¦
Bill Gates remains the richest person in the world with a net worth of $75 billion, despite being $4.2 billion poorer than a year ago. He has been No. 1 one for 3 years in a row and topped the list 17 out of 22 years.Â (In the 30 years FORBES has tracked global wealth, only 5 people have held the title of richest person on planet; 3 of those 5 still rank among the 4 richest in the world including Warren Buffett and Carlos Slim.)
Also holding steady is Buffett at No. 3. Zara â€™s Amancio Ortega moves up to No. 2 for the first time, displacing Mexicoâ€™s Carlos Slim, who slips to No. 4. Slimâ€™s fortune fellÂ $27.1 billion to $50 billion in the past year, as shares of his telecom business AmÃ©rica MÃ³vil tumbled.
Facebookâ€™s Mark Zuckerberg had the best year of all billionaires. The 31-year-old added $11.2 billion to his fortune and moved up to No. 6 from 16. He and Amazonâ€™s Jeff Bezos both make their first appearance in the top ten of FORBESâ€™ annual ranking of the worldâ€™s wealthiest. Another first: A billionaire from Chinaâ€™s mainland, Wang Jianlin, whose company owns AMC Theaters and soon will ownÂ Legendary Pictures, has climbed into the top 20.