1. Bill Gates $76b / 2. Carlos Slim Helu $72b / 3. Amancio Ortega $64b / 4. Warren Buffett $58.2 / 5. Larry Ellison $48b / Source: Forbes
According to a new list from Forbes, a property developer is now the richest person in China, although his company is known for its vast debts. There's only one woman among the 10 wealthiest people in the Asian nation.
America's richest may be getting richer but US President Donald Trump's fortune has slid, ranking him only in 248th place on Forbes magazine's list of the 400 richest Americans, down from 156th place last year.
Germany has a record 195 billionaires, according to Bilanz business magazine, which has for the first time ranked the country's 1,000 richest people. DW looks at the top six and how the made their fortunes.
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