NPR logo

Gates Tops List of World's Richest People

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4530804/4530805" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Gates Tops List of World's Richest People

Business

Gates Tops List of World's Richest People

Gates Tops List of World's Richest People

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4530804/4530805" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Forbes magazine releases its annual list of the world's billionaires. Nos. 1 and 2 — Bill Gates and Warren Buffett — may be no surprise. But Lakshmi Mittal, in third place, isn't a household name — in America at least.