NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg is the 13th richest person in the world, according to Forbes.
The magazine released its latest annual tally of billionaires on Monday. According to Forbes, Bloomberg’s net worth as of March 2013 is $27 billion — which also makes him the seventh wealthiest person in the United States.
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“The numbers of any of these things are always suspect. There are people on the list who are obviously very lucky and what I care about is that when I call them up, can I get them to share their wealth through philanthropy,” Bloomberg told reporters including WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb.