Forbes Magazine just released the 28th Annual Billionaires Issue. This is a record year for the rich. A total of 1,645 Billionaires made the list and the net worth is up $1 trillion from last year at $6.4 trillion. It was also a record year for women as well. In 2013, there were 138 female billionaires. This year, there are 172.

Here are the Top 10 Richest People in the World:

  1. Bill Gates: His Net Worth is $76 Billion. The source of his wealth is Microsoft.
  2. Carlos Slim Helu: His Net Worth is $72 Billion. The source of his wealth is Telecom.
  3. Amancio Ortega: His Net Worth is $64 Billion. The source of his wealth is Fashion.
  4. Warren Buffett: His Net Worth is $58.2 Billion. The source of his wealth is Berkshire Hathaway.
  5. Larry Ellison: His Net Worth is $48 Billion. The source of his wealth is Oracle.
  6. The Koch Brothers: Their Net Worth is $40 Billion. The source of their wealth is Diversified.
  7. Sheldon Adelson: His Net Worth is $38 Billion. His wealth comes from casinos.
  8. Christy Walton: Her Net Worth is $36.7 Billion. Her wealth comes from Walmart.
  9. Jim Walton: His Net Worth is $34.7 Billion. The source of his wealth is also Walmart.
  10. Liliane Bettencourt: Her Net Worth is $34.5 Billion. The source of her wealth is the make up company L'Oreal.

The majority of the Top 20 Billionaires are from the United States including former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who ranked 16th. What to do with all that money? I wouldn't mind having that task.