Forbes 2011 Billionaires List is out and contains 1210 listees [So many people are getting richer!]. The combined wealth has been estimated to be $4.5 trillion which surpasses the gross domestic product of Germany. Brazil, Russia, India and China produced 108 of the 214 new names.
Mexico’s Carlos Slim Helú tops the list and is now worth $74 billion, Bill Gates who would have led if he had not met with philanthropy is second in the run and is closely followed by Warren Buffett.
Laxmi Mittal and Mukesh Ambani are two Indians in top 10 list.