NEW YORK -- A list of the world's 10 richest people and their net worth, according to the latest annual tally by Forbes magazine.

1. Bill Gates (Microsoft) $76 billion

2. Carlos Slim Helu (telecom) $72 billion

3. Amancio Ortega (Zara retail chain) $64 billion

4. Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway) $58.2 billion

5. Larry Ellison (Oracle) $48 billion

6. Charles Koch $40 billion

7. David Koch $40 billion

8. Sheldon Adelson (Las Vegas Sands) $38 billion

9. Christy Walton (Wal-Mart) $36.7 billion

10. Jim Walton (Wal-Mart) $34.7 billion

A list of the top 10 female billionaires in the world:

1. Christy Walton (Wal-Mart) $36.7 billion

2. Liliane Bettencourt (L'Oreal) $34.5 billion

3. Alice Walton (Wal-Mart) $34.3 billion

4. Jacqueline Mars (candy) $20 billion

5. Gina Rinehart (mining) $17.7 billion

6. Susanne Klatten (BMW, Pharma) $17.4 billion

7. Abigail Johnson (Fidelity Investments) $17.3 billion

8. Anne Cox Chambers (Cox Enterprises) $15.5 billion

9. Iris Fontbona (mining) $15.5 billion

10. Laurene Powell Jobs (Apple, Disney) $14 billion



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