(CNN) - Bill Gates is back to being number one.
The Microsoft founder topped Forbes' list of the richest people on the planet.
Gates who is valued at $76 billion knocked telecom tycoon Carlos Slim Helu from the number one spot.
Helu had been the richest man in the world for the last four years.
He is valued at $72 billion.
Forbes' list includes 1,645 billionaires.
Amancio Ortega, Warren Buffett and Larry Ellison round out the top five.
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