'Forbes' 2017 Richest People in the World List Breaks Records

Forbes released its annual list of the richest people on earth for 2017. The top contenders were no surprise: Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Zara's Amancio Ortega and Mark Zuckerberg. But it was a record breaking year for the total number of billionaires.

This year, Forbes tallied a total of 2,043 billionaires. That's 233 more than last year's count, marking a 13% increase in total billionaires -- the biggest jump Forbes has experienced in its 31 years of tracking...

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