Gallery: 1426 billionaires make Forbes list

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  1. Forbes magazine has estimated Mexican businessman Carlos Slim's wealth at US$73 billion (R664 billion) making him the world's richest man.
  2. Forbes magazine has estimated Microsoft founder Bill Gates' wealth at US$67 billion (R609 billion) making him the world's second richest man.
  3. Forbes magazine has estimated Spanish businessman Amancio Ortega wealth at US$57 billion (R518 billion) making him the world's third richest man.
  4. Forbes magazine has estimated the wealth of Warren Buffet, chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, at US$53.5 billion (R486 billion) making him the world's forth richest man.
  5. Forbes magazine has estimated Oracle founder Larry Ellison's wealth at US$43 billion (R391 billion) making him the world's fifth richest man.
  6. Forbes magazine has estimated Nicky Oppenheimer and his family's wealth at US$6.5 billion (R59 billion) making him South Africa's second richest man.
  7. Forbes magazine has estimated Christo Wiese's wealth at US$3.5 billion (R32 billion) making him South Africa's third richest man. Photo: Supplied.
  8. Patrice Motsepe. Photo: Leon Nicholas
 

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