Carlos Slim Tops Bill Gates on World Billionaires List

March 10, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Forbes Magazine has released its list of the world's billionaires ... and a new richest person has been named.

Mexican Telecom tycoon Carlos Slim Helú -- who's worth $53-billion dollars, knocked Microsoft mogul Bill Gates off the top spot, by a $500-million dollar margin.

Investor Warren Buffet came in third with $10-billion dollars more than last year.