This drop down of the net worth of Bill Gates is majorly due to the investments he along with 20 other billionaires have made into innovative clean energy. Also the expenditure via Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which Bill has taken very seriously to solve the worlds health care issues and attempting to eradicate the deices by preventing them by the use of vaccines.
This was Forbes 30th annual billionaires guide which counts 1,810 billionaires in the world, this number has gone down from previous 1,826 billionaires last year.
The major new entries into the top 10 billionaires of the world have been Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook who has managed to move to 6th position from 16th position and also Jeff Bezos of Amazon has managed to attain 5th position from 15th position.
The following are the top 10 billionaires of the world,
1. Bill Gates, Microsoft ($75.8 billion)
2. Amancio Ortega, Zara ($67 billion)
3. Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway ($60.8 billion)