record high

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates is still America's richest man, taking the top spot in the Forbes 400 list for the 20th-straight year with a net worth of $72 billion – and reclaiming the title of world’s richest person from Mexico’s Carlos Slim. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Forbes: Gates Tops Richest List, World’s Wealthy Hit Highest Value Ever

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates is still America’s richest man, taking the top spot in the Forbes 400 list for the 20th-straight year with a net worth of $72 billion – and reclaiming the title of world’s richest person from Mexico’s Carlos Slim.

09/16/2013

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