From titan investors to the reigning royalty of the tech world, the usual suspects tend to top the list and consistently make the cut year after year, from Bill Gates to Warren Buffett.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was number five and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison was number seven.
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has defended his title as richest man in the world yet again, meaning that he has now taken the Forbes' top spot for four consecutive years.
Mr Gates' fortune was estimated at $75bn a year ago.
His net worth is $8.2 billion.
Hart is the second wealthiest person in Australasia, with mining tycoon Gina Rinehart the richest, ranking at No 69 on the Forbes list with a wealth estimated at US$15b ($21b).
Jeff Bezos: The CEO and founder of e-commerce giant Amazon, Bezos' current net worth is $73.8 billion.
As the New York's real estate market has slowed, Forbes began downgrading Trump's net value past year, saying in October that his net worth was down to $3.7 billion.
Neither the White House nor the Trump Organization, which Mr. Trump's sons have run since their father's inauguration, immediately responded to a request for comment on the Forbes list. "What happens in that micromarket does more to affect the net worth of Donald Trump than anything else in the world".
US President Donald Trump came in at No.544 on the list, with a net worth estimated by Forbes of $3.5 billion - double that of Thaksin and behind Thailand's four richest men.
Chandler is worth US$1.91b ($2.7b), a drop from US$2.45b ($3.5b) in 2016.
This puts him more than 200 spots below where he ranked a year ago, with an estimated wealth of $3.5bn.
That's despite the fact that Trump had claimed during his election campaign that he was worth "in excess of $10 billion". But the list also contained 15 new "self-made" women, mostly from Asian countries, including Vietnam's Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao of budget airline VietJet air.
Last year's second richest person in the world, Spanish clothing chain Zara owner Amancio Ortega fell to forth place, despite gaining $4.3bn to his fortune this year.
Anyway, Super Mario Run has been getting strong reviews (we really liked it, FYI) and it's been a relative success for Nintendo . A $9.99 one-time payment is required to unlock the full game on iOS, which is what we expect for Android as well.
The Wildcats earned their first NCAA tournament victory under Bruce Weber on Tuesday when they defeated Wake Forest 95-88. He's an elite defender and rebounder and can carry the offensive load if Caupain or Washington have a bad day.
The IPFT and INPT have demanded a judicial probe into the killings and compensation of ₹25 lakh each to the victims' families. Sensing their life in danger, the BSF personnel fired in self-defence, in which three smugglers died.
The 24-year-old stepped up on a weeks notice to fight Pickett and was on the back foot for much of the fight. Pickett more than held his own in the opening two rounds and held the advantage heading into the last.
Sinn Féin senator Padraig MacLochlainn also said Ms McLaughlin's death had united the people of Buncrana and Inishowen in grief. A murder investigation has been launched in India after the body of the 28-year-old was found in the state of Goa .
Beauty & the Beast represents another movie in Disney's branded strategy to adapt old fairy-tales for a live-action remake. The record haul is good news for Disney since the movie had a steep $160 million production budget.
Joseph's victory provided one of the night's most thrilling moments, when he pinned two-time NCAA champion Isaiah Martinez of IL . Nickal won the 2017 Gorriaran Award, which is given annually to the wrestler with the most falls in least amount of time.
Terrorist shot dead by soldiers at Paris airport
Toxicology reports revealed that Belgacem had alcohol, cocaine, and cannabis in his system when the incident took place. He said he had received a phone call from Belgacem after his initial attack in which he said: "Dad, please forgive me".
Matthew Perry once beat up Justin Trudeau
Uh, come again? This sounds wholly unlike the Perry fans know and love, both in real life and on Friends . When asked whether he'd ever spoken to Mr Trudeau about their previous rivalry, Perry said he hadn't.
Pirates hijack small tanker off Somalia
It came as a surprise to the global shipping industry as worldwide patrols had suppressed pirate hijackings for several years. An EU NAVFOR photo showing the Aris 13 being held at anchor off the northern coast of Puntland , Somalia, March 14, 2017 .
To end VIP culture, Punjab abolishes beacon lights
The decisions were taken in the first meeting of the state cabinet after the government came to power. It also formed a group of experts to assess the quantum of agriculture debt of farmers in the State.
In budget, Trump puts military over diplomacy
Under the new plan, most of the federal funding for housing services and senior assistance programs would disappear. FESSLER: The city has a backlog of about $17 billion in needed repairs for its aging public housing stock.