Forbes said March 2 that Bill Gates’s net worth rose to $79.2 billion (¥9.5 trillion) in 2015 from $76 billion (¥9 trillion) last year. That put him at the top of the magazine’s list of the world’sfor the . The co-founder of Microsoft Corp. has topped the list for 16 of the last 21 years.
In second place is Mexican telecommunicationsCarlos Slim Helu, worth $77.1 billion (¥9.2 trillion). (AP)
The Japan Times ST: March 13, 2015