World's top 25 billionaires

World's top 25 billionaires

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.

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