It's the annual list that the average Joe takes a look at and can only dream of such wealth.  It's the Forbes Annual List of The Worlds Richest, once again on top of the list is Microsoft founder Bill Gates with a staggering 76 Billion dollar net worth.

 This is the 15th time in 20 years that Gates has topped the list.  Forbes also reported that there are a record 1,645 billionaires on the list with a combined worth of over 6.4 trillion dollars!

Here is the top 10 list from Forbes Magazine:

  • 1. Bill Gates, $76 billion net worth
  • 2. Carlos Slim Helu, $72 billion
  • 3. Amancio Ortega, Spanish clothing magnate, $64 billion
  • Warren Buffett
  • 5. Oracle's Larry Ellison, $48 billion
  • 6. Charles Koch of Koch Industries, $40 billion
  • 6. David Koch of Koch Industries, $40 billion
  • 8. Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, $38 billion
  • 9. Wal-Mart heir Christy Walton and family, $36.7 billion
  • 10. Wal-Mart heir Jim Walton, $34.7 billion