There are more billionaires in the world than ever before. According to Forbes, their ranks have swelled to a bloated 1,426. And they have a record net worth of $5.4 trillion.
While the United States has more billionaires than any other country with a tally of 442, the richest person in the world for the fourth straight year is Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim. His net worth sits at about $73 billion.
Bill Gates of Microsoft comes in at number two with a net worth of $67 billion, and...Full Story