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The people behind Wal-Mart, Aldi, Microsoft and Google all made the 2016 list for the top money makers. 

Forbes compiled an extensive list of the highest-paid people for 2016. The money makers' aggregate net worth was $6.48 trillion, which is $570 billion less than last year. Also, this was the first time in six years that the average net worth decreased $300 million from 2015. According to Forbes, 221 people did not make the list this year and 198 people joined the billionaire ranks. 

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Do you know who is the richest person in the world for 2016? Click through our slideshow to find out! 

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