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Creator of Microsoft,software visionary regains title as the world's richest man despite losing $18 billion in the past 12 months.$40 Billion
Last year America's most beloved investor was the world's richest man. This year he has to settle for second place after losing $25 billion in 12 months.$37 Billion
Economic downturn and plunging peso shaved $25 billion from the fortune of Latin America's richest man.$35 Billion
Bought BEA Systems for $8.5 billion last year.$22.5 Billion
Started selling furniture in 1947. Opened first Ikea store 50 years ago; stores's name is a combination of initials of his first and last name.$22 Billion
Germany's richest person and owns discount supermarket giant Aldi Sud.$21.5 Billion
Has yet to move into his 27-story home that he's building at a reported cost of $1 billion. Ardent fan of Bollywood films. Wife, Nita, oversees school named after his father.$19.5 Billion
Indian immigrant heads world's largest steel company; ArcelorMittal was formed via hostile takeover 3 years ago.$19.3 Billion
Runs discount supermarket group Aldi Nord; firm holding up amid economic downturn.$18.8 Billion
Railway worker's son started as a gofer in a shirt store. With then-wife Rosalia Mera, also now a billionaire, started making dressing gowns and lingerie in their living room.$18.3 Billion
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The youngest son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and the Chairman of Arvest Bank.$17.8 Billion
Began her career in finance as an equity analyst and money manager for First Commerce Corporation; and later served as Vice Chairman and head of all investment-related activities a$17.6 Billion
Daughter of Sam Walton.$17.6 Billion
Founder of Wal-Mart.$17.6 Billion
France's richest man.$16.5 Billion
He is the richest person of East Asian descent in the world. $16.2 Billion
The current Mayor of New York City.$16 Billion
The son of Erling Persson who founded the Swedish fashion company Hennes & Mauritz (H&M).$14.5 Billion
Chief executive officer of Koch Industries, Inc. the second largest privately held company (after Cargill) by revenue in the United States.$14 Billion
American engineer and businessman. He is one of the co-owners (with older brother Charles) and an executive vice president of Koch Industries.$14 Billion

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