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This is the List of the Richest People in the World, Jeff Bezos Number 1

The business and financial magazine of the United States (US), Forbes officially announced a list of the world’s richest people with assets of at least 1 billion US dollars (world billionaires) in 2018.

Based on Forbes records, the richest number of people in the world this year reached a record of 2,208 people with a total wealth of up to 9.1 trillion US dollars. Their wealth also rose 18 percent compared to last year.

Of the total 2,208 people, 20 of the richest people on the planet have assets of 1.2 trillion US dollars equal to the value of Mexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) one year. Although they are only 1 percent of the list of the richest people in the world, their share of wealth reaches 13 percent.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world. His wealth jumped as Amazon shares rose 59 percent in the past 12 months, making his property increase by 39.2 billion dollars. Meanwhile, Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft finished second under Bezos.

Here is a list of 20 Forbes’ richest people in the world:

 

  1. Jeff Bezos

Wealth: 112 billion US dollars

Age: 54 years old

Business: Amazon

Origin: US

 

  1. Bill Gates

Wealth: 90 billion US dollars

Age: 62 years old

Business: Microsoft

Origin: US

 

  1. Warren Buffet

Wealth: 84 billion US dollars

Age: 87 years old

Business: Berkshire Hathaway

Origin: US

 

  1. Bernard Arnault

Wealth: 72 billion US dollars

Age: 69 years old

Business: LVMH

Origin: France

 

  1. Mark Zuckerberg

Wealth: 71 billion US dollars

Age: 33 years old

Business: Facebook

Origin: US

 

  1. Amancio Ortega

Wealth: 70 billion US dollars

Age: 81 years old

Business: Zara

Origin: Spain

 

  1. Carlos Slim Helu

Wealth: US $ 67.1 billion

Age: 78 years old

Business: Telecom

Origin: Mexico

 

  1. Charles Koch

Wealth: US $ 60 billion

Age: 82 years old

Business: Koch Industries

Origin: US

 

  1. David Koch

Wealth: US $ 60 billion

Age: 77 years old

Business: Koch Industries

Origin: US

 

  1. Larry Elison

Wealth: 58.5 billion US dollars

Age: 73 years old

Business: software

Origin: US

 

  1. Michael Bloomberg

Wealth: 50 billion US dollars

Age: 76 years old

Business: Bloomberg

Origin: US

 

  1. Larry Page

Wealth: 48.8 billion US dollars

Age: 44 years old

Business: Google

Origin: US

 

  1. Sergey Brin

Wealth: US $ 47.5 billion

Age: 44 years old

Business: Google

Origin: US

 

  1. Jim Walton

Wealth: US $ 46.4 billion

Age: 69 years old

Business: Walmart

Origin: US

 

  1. S. Robson Walton

Wealth: US $ 46.2 billion

Age: 73 years old

Business: Walmart

Origin: US

 

  1. Alice Walton

Wealth: US $ 46 billion

Age: 68 years old

Business: Walmart

Origin: US

 

  1. Ma Huateng

Wealth: 45.3 billion US dollars

Age: 46 years old

Business: Internet and media

Origin: China

 

  1. Francois Bettencourt Meyers

Wealth: 42.2 billion US dollars

Age: 64 years old

Business: L’Oreal

Origin: France

 

  1. Mukesh Ambani

Wealth: US $ 40.1 billion

Age: 60 years old

Business: Petrochemical and oil and gas

Origin: India

 

  1. Jack Ma

Wealth: 39 billion US dollars

Age: 53 years old

Business: Alibaba

Origin: China

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