Saints and Pelicans owner ranks among richest people on the planet

Published: Mar. 20, 2017 at 10:17 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson makes it on this year's Forbes list of the richest people on the planet.

Benson comes it at #782 with a net worth of $2.6 billion. He shares that ranking with 31 other people, including Napster creator and former Facebook president Sean Parker.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates ranks #1 on this year's list with a net worth of $86 billion.  Businessman Warren Buffet and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos round out the top three.

Click here for Fobes' complete Richest People on the Planet list. The list updates constantly with what Forbes calls "real-time" net worth.

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