Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:45:00 GMT | By India Syndicate
Meet the richest people on the planet: In pictures

Who are the wealthiest people on the planet? According to Forbes, the number of billionaires has grown to 1,426 in 2013 with a record net worth of $5.4 trillion! While US citizens dominate the list of billionaires, the No. 1 in the list is a business magnate from Mexico. Take a look at billionaires on top of the list

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The annual Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans list is out. The richest 400 Americans are significantly richer in 2013 than they were last year and younger Americans are accumulating wealth at a faster clip than their baby boomer counterparts.

Three Indian-Americans also figure among America's 400 richest people.

Topping the Indian-American list is Florida outsourcer Bharat Desai & family with a net worth of $2.2 billion in the 252nd position. He is followed California software manufacturer Romesh T Wadhwani with a net worth of 2.1 billion. California venture capitalist Vinod Khosla is ranked 352 with a net worth of $1.5 billion.

Click on to see the top ones in the Billionaire’s list.

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