Billionaire's Club: Meet the men on the 2014 Forbes rich list, March 4

4 Mar 2014

Forbes magazine announced its newest top-50 rich list on Monday, with Bill Gates reclaiming the crown as the world's richest man (US$76 billion) after four years out of the running. Hong Kong billionaires Li Ka-shing, Lui Che-woo and Lee Shau-kee have also made the list, ranking 20, 28 and 35 respectively. In its 28th edition of the annual Billionaires list, Forbes noted that the fortunes have grown -- 1,645 of them held a total fortune of US6.4 trillion -- and are cropping up in more countries, with Tanzania and Lithuania making the cut for the first time.

 

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