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Forbes List of the richest people in the world



  Forbes List of the Richest People in the World

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We can't get enough of the richest people in the world, and Forbes has released its latest list of them. Forbes makes its World Billionaires list using stock quotes and exchange rates from a single day: February 8, 2019.

Some days get richer or poorer within days of making the list. In fact, there are fewer billionaires in the world than what was last year ̵

1; according to Forbes – 55 people sank into the low world of being simply more millionaires, but in the US, the population of billionaires has increased by about 21 since 2018. billionaires have added one to their ranks last year, and the youngest billionaire is 21 years old Kylie Jenner who made the list with only $ 1 billion.

Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) ranked the world's richest person, with an estimated net worth of $ 131 billion. Bill Gates from Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) was close to $ 96.5 billion.

Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) entered No. 3, although his wealth doubled slightly since last year's list to "just" $ 82.5 billion. It was French brand-name Bernard Arnault, who managed $ 76 billion, thanks to the success of cosmetic and fashion names such as Sephora and Louis Vuitton. And No. 5 was Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecoms, who called in a sweet $ 64 billion.

Assets tents by Forbes include private companies, real estate, arts and others. Take a look at the people who topped the list.

                    
                        

 1. Jeff Bezos & Family

1. Jeff Bezos & Family

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon.

Forbes estimated value: $ 131 billion.

  2. Bill Gates

2. Bill Gates

Microsoft's original founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Forbes estimated value: $ 96.5 billion

  3. Warren Buffett

3. Warren Buffett

Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

Forbes estimated value: $ 82.5 billion

4. Bernard Arnault & Family

  4. Bernard Arnault & Family

4. Bernard Arnault & Family

The French business magnate, investor and art collector is the leader and CEO of LVMH (LVMUY), the world's largest luxury goods company that includes brands such as Louis Vuitton and Sephora. [19659004] Forbes estimated value: $ 76 billion

Photo: Jeremy Barande / Ecole polytechnique Université Paris-Saclay

5. Carlos Slim Helu & Family

  5. Carlos Slim Helu & Family

5. Carlos Slim Helu & Family

Mexican business magnate, engineer, investor and philanthropy, his family controls American Movil (AMX), the largest mobile phone company in Latin America.

Forbes estimated value: $ 64 billion

] Photo: Barrett90035 / Wikipedia

  6. Amancio Ortega

6. Amancio Ortega

Ortega is the founder and former leader of the Inditex (IDEXY) fashion group, best known for his chain of Zara clothing.

Forbes estimated value: $ 62.7 billion

Photo: Getty

  7. Larry Ellison

7. Larry Ellison

Counounder and former CEO of software company Oracle. (ORCL)

Forbes estimated value: $ 62.5 billion

Photo: Oracle PR / Flickr

  8. Mark Zuckerberg

8. Mark Zuckerberg

Founder and CEO of Facebook. (FB)

Forbes estimated value: $ 62.3 billion

  9. Michael Bloomberg

9. Michael Bloomberg

The American businessman, politician and philanthropist are co-founder of Bloomberg media company.

Forbes estimated value: $ 55.5 billion

  10. Larry Page

10. Larry Page

Page is the CEO of Alphabet (GOOGL) and co-founder of Google.

Forbes estimated value: $ 50.8 billion

  11. Charles Koch

11. Charles Koch

Board and CEO of Koch Industries.

Forbes estimated value: $ 50.5 billion.

  12. David Koch

12. David Koch

Formerly Executive Vice President of Koch Industries, he shares majority control of the company with his brother Charles.

Forbes estimated value: $ 50.5

  13. Mukesh Ambani

13. Mukesh Ambani

The Indian business magnate is the leader and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries, one of India's most valuable companies.

Forbes Estimated Value: $ 50 Billion

  14. Sergey Brin

14. Sergey Brin

President of Alphabet and co-founder of Google.

Forbes Estimated Value: $ 49.8 billion

15. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & Family

  15. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & Family

15. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & Family

The richest woman in the world, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the heir to Liliane Bettencourt, her family owns 33% of L & # 39; Oreal. (LRLCY)

Forbes estimated value: $ 49.3 billion

Photo: Getty

  16. Jim Walton

16. Jim Walton

The youngest son of Walmart (WMT) founder Sam Walton, his family owns about half of the company's shares.

Forbes estimated value: $ 44.6 billion.

Photo: Walmart Corporate / Flickr

  17. Alice Walton

17. Alice Walton

Another legacy of Walmart fortune, Alice Walton collects and curates art.

Forbes estimated value: $ 44.4 billion

Photo: Walmart Corporate / Flickr

  18. Rob Walton

18. Rob Walton

The older heir to Walmart's assets, Rob Walton was the chair of the company from 1992 to 2015.

Forbes estimated value: $ 44.3 billion

Photo: Walmart Corporate / Flickr [19659093] 19. Steve Ballmer “/>

19. Steve Ballmer

Former CEO of Microsoft, Ballmer is the current owner of Los Angeles Clippers.

Forbes estimated value: $ 41.2 billion

Photo: Jesus Gorriti / Wikipedia

  20. Ma Huateng

20. Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng is the head of Internet giant Tencent Holdings, (TCEHY), one of the largest companies in China.

Forbes estimated value: $ 38.8 billion

Photo: Getty

  21. Jack Ma

21. Jack Ma

Jack Ma is the leader and co-founder of Alibaba. (BABA)

Forbes estimated value: $ 37.3 billion

  22. Hui Ka Yan

22. Hui Ka Yan

Hui Ka Yan is the head of the Evergrande Group (EGRNF), a Chinese real estate developer.

Forbes estimated value: $ 36.2 billion

Photo: Getty

23. Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr.

  23. Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr.

23. Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr.

Siblings Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr. (picture) inherited Aldi retail fortune. Aldi is a German discount supermarket chain with over 10,000 stores in 20 countries.

Forbes estimated worth: $ 36.1 billion

Photo: YouTube

  24. Sheldon Adelson

24. Sheldon Adelson

Adelson is the CEO and head of the Las Vegas Sand casino company. (LVS)

Forbes estimated value: $ 35.1 billion

Photo: Bectrigger / Wikipedia

  25. Michael Dell

25. Michael Dell

Board and CEO of Dell Technologies (DELL). The company was formed as a result of the 2016 merger of Dell and EMC Corporation.

Forbes estimated value: $ 34.3 billion

  26. Phil Knight

26. Phil Knight

Founder and former head of Nike. (NKE)

Forbes estimated value: $ 33.4 billion

27. David Thomson & Family

  27. David Thomson & Family

27. David Thomson & Family

The Canadian media magnate and his family control the publishing space they inherited from their grandfather. Thomson is the leader of Thomson Reuters. (TRI)

Forbes estimated value: $ 32.5 billion

Photo: Getty

  28. Li Ka-shing

28. Li Ka-shing

Hong Kong's business magnate retired as head of CK Hutchinson Holdings (CKHUY) and CK Asset Holdings (CHKGF) last year.

Forbes estimated value: $ 31.7 billion

Photo: EdTech Stanford University School of Medicine / Wikipedia

  29. Lee Shau Kee

29. Lee Shau Kee

The Hong Kong-based property tycoon is the majority owner of Henderson Land Development (HLDVF).

Forbes estimated value: $ 30.1 billion

Photo: Tksteven / Wikipedia [19659147] 30. Francois Pinault & Family

  30. Francois Pinault & Family

30. Francois Pinault & Family

Pinault is the founder of Kering (PPRUY), which owns several fashion brands including Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga.

Forbes estimated value: $ 29.7 billion

] Photo by S. Plaine / CC-BY-SA-4.0


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