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

Updated: Mar. 1, 2016 at 11:24 PM CST
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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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