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Tom Benson lands spot on Forbes' list of richest people in the world

Tom Benson lands spot on Forbes' list of richest people in the world

Forbes' estimates Tom Benson is worth $2.2 billion. (Source: FOX 8 Photo) Forbes' estimates Tom Benson is worth $2.2 billion. (Source: FOX 8 Photo)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson makes it on Forbes' 2016 list of the richest people in the world.

Forbes estimates Benson is worth $2.2 billion. That puts Benson at 810 on Forbes' list. He shares the spot with 43 other billionaires.

Microsoft's Bill Gates takes the top spot with a net worth estimated at $75 billion. Zara's Amancio Ortega and Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett round out the top three. Forbes estimates Ortega is worth $67 billion. The magazine estimates Warren Buffett is worth $60.8 billion.

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