Jeff Bezos $89.3 billion
Warren Buffett $84.1 billion
Larry Ellison $83.5 billion
Bill Gates $76.6 billion
Carlos Slim Helu $64.8 billion
Amancio Ortega $62.9 billion
Mark Zuckerberg $55.5 billion
(Correct answer at bottom of this post)
Now, let's add up their net worth: $516.7 billion
What's interesting about that? It's considerably more than is owned by the least wealthy 50 percent of the people in the world, around 3.8 billion people.
World wealth distribution (2012)
It's hard for me to come up with a good reason why seven men should have more wealth (and the power that comes with it) than 3.8 billion people. Can you?
Current order from the top: Gates, Bezos, Ortega, Buffett, Helu Zuckerberg, Ellison.