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The 10 Wealthiest People in 2016

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As we all continue to make an honest living, occasionally flirting with the thought of coming up with the next big idea, there are times where it’s appropriate to take a step back and admire those who nailed it. As 2016 comes to a close, we checked Forbes.com’s latest updates on the wealthiest individuals and it appears that the 10 biggest honchos’s are sitting on tad over half a trillion dollars. That's 500,000 chunks of a million bucks. Here’s the top 10:

  1. Bill Gates - $75 Billion - Microsoft, CEO and Co-founder.
  2. Amancio Ortega - $67 Billion - Zara, Founder and former Chairman.
  3. Warren Buffet - $60.8 Billion - Berkshire Hathaway, CEO and largest shareholder.
  4. Carlos Slim Helu - $50 Billion - Carlos Slim Helu - Telecom.
  5. Jeff Bezos - $45.2 Billion - Amazon.com, CEO and Founder.
  6. Mark Zuckerberg - $44.6 Billion - Facebook, CEO, Co-founder, Chairman.
  7. Larry Ellison - $43.6 Billion - Oracle, Co-founder and former CEO.
  8. Michael Bloomberg - $40 Billion - Bloomberg L.P, Founder, CEO, Owner.
  9. and 10. Charles Koch and David Koch - $39.6 Billion each - Co-owners of Koch Industries.