Mar 4, 2014

Forbes rich: Bill’s back, Zuckerberg zooms, more women (with Gina)

Whatsapp, Facebook and more women were the notable inclusions on this years Forbes Rich List, writes Yolanda Redup at SmartCompany.

Bill Gates has once more topped the Forbes rich list with a net worth of US$76 billion (AUD$85 billion), with Mexico’s Carlos Slim falling to second place. While this result came as no surprise, more women also joined the ranks of the world’s richest on the 28th annual billionaires list.

Since September last year Gates’ fortune has grown by US$4 billion.

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5 thoughts on “Forbes rich: Bill’s back, Zuckerberg zooms, more women (with Gina)

  1. paddy

    I think it would be fun if we could have a new reality TV series.

    The Billionaire Hunger Games.

    The ten richest people on earth, battle it out in the arena with the object of seeing who can give away the most money.
    At the end of the series, the poorest one wins and survives.

    The rest are turned into soylent green.

  2. zut alors

    Has anyone ever told the Waltons what crumbs their retail staff are paid as an hourly rate?

  3. Bruce Howard

    Soylent green? that rings a bell.

    Zuckerberg and Gates were purposely planted in the fertile soil of IT for strategic reasons. Was there complicity with the NSA?

    Are they fit to wear Aaron Schwartz’s sandles?

  4. AR

    Paddy – that has my vote! As long as i don’t have to eat the resulting Soylent Green. I doubt that even the resultant mix would even be allowed to be dumped on the Great Barrier Reef and we all know the putrid dredging (too toxic to be disposed of on soil)that IS allowed.

  5. MJPC

    James Packer was in the SMH today bemoaning his inability in love despite his ‘ability’ in money (after being given a helping hand by many a state premier). Is there another Barengaroo in the offing? The last time we saw him bemoaning his personal life on TV the people of NSW ended up with another casino!

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