Forbes has released its Billionaires List for 2017, detailing the richest people in the world.
The publication said that the number of dollar billionaires increased by 13% compared to 2016, with 2,043 people making up the elite ranking.
“Their total net worth rose by 18% to $7.67 trillion, also a record,” said Forbes.
Bill Gates retained his number one spot – for the fourth year in a row – as his value climbed to $86 billion.
The table below details the richest tech billionaires in the world, as ranked by Forbes.
|1||Bill Gates||$86 billion|
|3||Jeff Bezos||$72.8 billion|
|5||Mark Zuckerberg||$56 billion|
|6||Carlos Slim Helu||$54.5 billion|
|7||Larry Ellison||$52.2 billion|
|12||Larry Page||$40.7 billion|
|13||Sergey Brin||$39.5 billion|
|21||Steve Ballmer||$30 billion|
|23||Jack Ma||$28.3 billion|
|31||Ma Huateng||$24.9 billion|
|34||Masayoshi Son||$21.2 billion|
|38||Michael Dell||$20.4 billion|
|42||Paul Allen||$19.9 billion|
|47||Charles Ergen||$18.3 billion|