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Buffett Falls To Fourth

Buffett Falls To Fourth

By Kristi Salyers. CREATED Mar 4, 2013

Omaha, NE- For the first time in more than a decade Warren Buffett is not among the top three richest men in the world. Forbes released its list of the world's richest people for 2013 and Buffett now ranks fourth. 

Mexico's Carlos Slim is still takes the top spot with an estimated net worth of $73 billion. Microsoft founder Bill Gates is second with a net worth of $67 billion and fashion executive Amancio Ortega is ranked third with $57 billion.

Forbes says Buffett's net worth is now $53.5 billion dollars.  It is the first time since 2000 that the Berkshire Hathaway CEO is not among the top three.