According to Forbes’, now there are 2,153 billionaires in the world, roughly 55 fewer than last year.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has been named the richest person in the world with an estimated worth of $131 billion dollars (€115.8 billion), according to Forbes.
According to Forbes, the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos has been named the richest person in the world with an estimated worth of $131 billion dollars.
The company was founded in 1994 in his garage in Seattle. He is the CEO of Amazon and owns a 16 percent stake.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is at number two, worth $96.5 billion dollars
The co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates is at number two positing, his total worth is $96.5 billion dollars. Microsoft was set up in 1975 with Paul Allen and he has sold or given his stake in the company.
Warren Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett is one of the most succesful investors of all time, worth $82.5 billion. Berkshire Hathaway, owns more than 60 companies.
CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg and Google co-founder Larry Page is in top ten list worth, $62.3 billion dollars and $50.8 billion dollars.
Forbes’ 2019 top 10 richest people in the world:
- Jeff Bezos $131 billion
- Bill Gates $96.5 billion
- Warren Buffett $82.5 billion
- Bernard Arnault $76 billion
- Carlos Slim Helu $64 billion
- Amancio Ortega $62.7 billion
- Larry Ellison $62.5 billion
- Mark Zuckerberg $62.3 billion
- Michael Bloomberg $55.5 billion
- Larry Page $50.8 billion
Mukesh Ambani is the top Indian in the list and has been ranked at 13th, worth $ 50 billion dollars, meanwhile Azim Premji is the second richest Indian was ranked 36th in the list.
Kylie Jenner (US) of reality TV show, is the world’s youngest billionaire at age 21, worth $1 billion.