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Forbes: the world's 20 richest people

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has regained his spot as the world's richest person, according to Forbes annual billionaires survey.

La Ka-shing: $31 billion

Origin of wealth: Diversified

Country: Hong Kong

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La Ka-shing: $31 billion

Origin of wealth: Diversified

Country: Hong Kong

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Sergey Brin: $31.8 billion

Origin of wealth: Google

Country: US

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Jeff Bezos: $32 billion

Origin of wealth: Amazon.com

Country: US

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Larry Page: $32.3 billion

Origin of wealth: Google

Country: US

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Michael Bloomberg: £33 billion

Origin of wealth: Bloomberg LP

Country: US

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Bernard Arnault: $33.5 billion

Origin of wealth: LVMH

Country: France

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S.Robson Walton: $34.2 billion

Origin of wealth: Walmart

Country: US

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Alice Walton: $34.3 billion

Origin of wealth: Walmart

Country: US

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Stefan Persson: $34.4 billion

Origin of wealth: H&M

Country: Sweden

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Liliane Bettencourt: $34.5 billion

Origin of wealth: L'Oreal

Country: France

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Jim Walton: $34.7 billion

Origin of wealth: Walmart

Country: US

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Christy Walton: $36.7 billion

Origin of wealth: Walmart

Country: US

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Sheldon Adelson

Origin of wealth: Casinos

Country: US

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David Koch: $40 billion

Origin of wealth: Diversified

Country: US

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Charles Koch: $40 billion

Origin of wealth: Diversified

Country: US

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Larry Ellison: $48 billion

Origin of wealth: Oracle

Country: US

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Warren Buffett: $58.2 billion

Origin of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway

Country: US

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Amancio Ortega: $64 billion

Origin of wealth: retail

Country: Spain

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Carlos Slim Helu: $72 billion

Origin of Wealth: telecom

Country: Mexico

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Bill Gates: $76 billion

Origin of wealth: Microsoft

Country: US

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