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Here Are The Top 10 Billionaires Of 2015

On Monday, Forbes released its annual list of the world's billionaires for 2015. There were some surprises: Michael Jordan made the list! -- but when it comes to the richest people on earth, some things don't change much. Here are the top 10 bill...

On Monday, Forbes released its annual list of the world’s billionaires for 2015. There were some surprises: Michael Jordan made the list! — but when it comes to the richest people on earth, some things don’t change much.

Bill Gates, Carlos Slim Helu and Warren Buffett top Forbes' list of billionaires for 2015. | TOBIAS SCHWARZ via Getty Images

Here are the top 10 billionaires of 2015, listed with the source of their wealth and estimated net worth according to Forbes:

10. Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oreal, $40.1 billion

In fact, it was a good year for women overall, Forbes reports. Though men make up an overwhelming majority of the full list, this year women accounted for 197 out of the 1,826 billionaires — up from 172 the year before.

For the full list of 2015 billionaires, head over to Forbes.

Source: The Huffington Post (8282 Articles)
Written by Leigh Weingus