According to Forbes real-time net worth, the fortune of Bill Gates is worth $76.2 billion as of 5/10/16. People on average hourly wages in the US would need to work for one million years to earn the wealth of Bill Gates, according to financial website THISISMONEY. While the gulf between the world’s wealthiest and the rest of us is widening, the time it would it would take for average earners to earn the wealth of their country’s billionaire is even worse. In Mexico, people in the country would need to work for over 3.8 million years to generate the wealth of billionaire Carlos Slim Helu. In Brazil, it would take a worker there over five million years to earn as much as the fortune of Brazilian billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann.