The richest people in the world in 2018, according to Forbes

Anca Alexe 23/04/2018 | 16:03

Who are the richest people in the world?

Forbes has put together a list of the 20 wealthiest individuals, whose total net worth was USD 7.67 trillion. Here they are:

20. Jack Ma (53, China) – Founder & CEO of Alibaba Group – Net worth: USD 39 billion

19. Mukesh Ambani (60, India) – Founder and Chairman of Reliance Industries – Net worth: USD 40.1 billion

18. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family (64, France) – Chairwoman of family’s L’Oreal holdings and granddaughter of L’Oreal founder – Net worth: USD 42.2 billion

17. Ma Huateng (46, China) – Chairman & CEO of Tencent Holdings – Net worth: USD 45.3 billion

16. Alice Walton (68, US) – Wal-Mart heir; Chair, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art – USD 46 billion

15. Rob Walton (73, US) – Chairman, Wal-Mart Stores – Net worth: USD 46.2 billion

14. Jim Walton (69, US) – Wal-Mart heir; Chairman and CEO of Arvest Bank Group – Net worth: 46.4 billion

13. Sergey Brin (44, US) – President of Google – Net worth: USD 47.5 billion

12. Larry Page (44, US) – CEO of Alphabet – Net worth: USD 48.8 billion

11. Michael Bloomberg (76, US) – CEO of Bloomberg – Net worth: USD 50 billion

10. Larry Ellison (73, US) – Co-founder of Oracle – Net worth: USD 58.5 billion

9. (tie) David Koch (77, US) – Executive Vice President of Koch Industries – Net worth: USD 60 billion

9. (tie) Charles Koch (82, US) – CEO of Koch Industries – Net worth: USD 60 billion

7. Carlos Slim Helu & family (78, Mexico) – Honorary Chairman of America Movil – Net worth: USD 67.1 billion

6. Armancio Ortega (81, Spain) – Co-founder of Zara – Net worth: USD 70 billion

5. Mark Zuckerberg (33, US) – Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Facebook – Net worth: USD 71 billion

4. Bernard Arnault (69, France) – Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton – Net worth: USD 72 billion

3. Warren Buffett (87, US) – CEO of Berkshire Hathaway – Net worth: USD 84 billion

2. Bill Gates (62, US) – Co-founder of Microsoft – Net worth: USD 90 billion

1. Jeff Bezos (54, US) – CEO of Amazon – Net worth: USD 112 billion (the first person to ever top USD 100 billion on this list).

 

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