For the fourth consecutive year, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates topped this year's rich with an estimated fortune of around $86bn.
"Booming stock markets, higher commodities prices and plain old-fashioned entrepreneurship helped make this a record year in terms of wealth creation around the globe", said Luisa Kroll and Kerry Dolan, Assistant Managing Editors of Wealth at Forbes Media.
President Trump slipped 220 spots on the list to number 544 with an estimated worth of $3.5 billion.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the biggest dollar gainer on Forbes' 2017 World's Billionaires List, in a year when 56 percent of billionaires saw their fortunes increase. For 2017, Michael Bloombergranked number 10 and the Koch brothers both shared the eighth spot.
Jeremy Jacobs, Sr., the owner of the Boston Bruins, was 402nd on the list with a fortune of $4.3 billion. He has a fortune of $86 billion, up from $75 billion previous year, while Warren Buffett ranks No. 2 with $75.6 billion.
Second on the list is USA investor Warren Buffett, whose fortune increased by $14.8 billion over a year ago to $75.6 billion. This year Forbesranked a record 2,043 billionaires.
It said that the number of billionaires lifted by 13% to 2,043, the first time it has unearthed more than 2,000 super wealthy in the list's 31-year history.
Forbes said the £1bn fall in his wealth was due to the slow United States property market.
While Gates didn't endorse a candidate in the 2016 presidential election, he did call Trump "very sophisticated" in an interview past year after the election, likening him to President John Kennedy.
This means that speculators last week cut more than 150,000 contracts betting on firmer oil prices, a record high. A possible extension of OPEC's crude oil production cut deal in 2H17 could support oil prices.
The 2017 net worth of all 2,043 billionaires also set a record - $7.7 trillion - an 18 percent jump from past year . This year marks the first time Forbes' billionaire club features more than 2,000 people.
Hesse allegedly filmed and took pictures of himself stabbing Jaden 56 times, and then he posted the content to the "dark web". The nine-year-old boy died of multiple stab wounds, and the discovery of his body on Monday sparked a huge manhunt.
Mass Effect: Andromeda is out tomorrow in the U.S. , and March 23 in the rest of the world on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Fans will have to play the main game to find out all of the possible love interests.
Interestingly, two of the other countries in top five-which include Iceland , Switzerland, and Finland-are also Nordic. The least happy countries included the African and Arab countries of Yemen , South Sudan, Syria, Tanzania and Burundi.
One of the angry tweets branded her "shameless" while another furious tweet said: " Angelina Jolie is a trick ass ho in this pic". The sting of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's divorce announcement has dulled slightly in the half a year since the news broke.
McGregor, the reigning UFC lightweight champion, is now pursuing a boxing match with the five-weight world champion. However, McGregor, at age 28, is 12 years younger than Mayweather, so he has the youth element on his side.
The five least happy countries were Rwanda, Syria, Tanzania, Burundi and the Central African Republic . In Africa, Ghana placed 25th happiest country on the continent out of the 44 countries looked at.
However, Brian Cashman said Torres isn't going to start the season in the majors, regardless of what happens. Wade is a career.267 hitter in the minors who's shown limited power, reaching as high as Double-A Trenton.
It stood in direct contrast to the bluster and boasting of the modern political moment and of the president who nominated him. Notably, the confirmation hearing provided Cornyn and other Republicans an opportunity to give unqualified praise to Trump.
The May contract of West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures, the U.S. benchmark of oil prices, fell 1.6% to $48.54 per barrel. The chart above shows how oil prices have fared since OPEC announced its supply cut a year ago until date.
Uber President Jeff Jones Quits Amid Company Controversies
Kalanick hired Jones last fall, plucking him from Target where he served as CMO. (TGT), where he was chief marketing officer. Sources told the news outlet that Jones determined the current conditions at Uber were "more problematic than he realized".