What the World’s Richest 5 Could Buy

You know that private island you've always dreamed of? These guys own them.

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Bill Gates regains his title as “World’s Richest Person” in the new Forbes’ Billionaire list for 2014.  Gates spends so much of his money on charity that for four years, he was not listed as the richest of the rich.

But let’s face it: Every person on the Forbes list has a mind-boggling amount of money. Big ticket items like diamonds and houses represent incidental splurges for this group.  What would it look like if these moneybags decided to drop some serious coin?   What can that kind of money buy?

We decided to take a look at what this year’s top 5 could buy if they decided to blow it all in one glorious spending spree.