Bill Gates Pie Originally uploaded by AccessWinnipeg

According to Forbes Magazine, Bill Gates is no longer the richest man alive even though his net worth went up 2 billion to $58-billion US. Wow, the money i will make in my lifetime is simply a ROUNDING error to this man.

Bill Gates is now in third place.

Second place goes to Carlos Slim Helu, a Mexican telecom tycoon whose net worth has doubled in just two years to $60-billion.

First place is now held by Warren Buffett with a net worth of $68-billion – up 10 billion from a year ago. Buffett is is an American investor, businessman and philanthropist. He is often regarded as one of the worlds greatest stock market investors and is the largest shareholder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.