Richest Men in the World 2019

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According to Forbes, the list of Richest Men in the World has been updated this year. Reality TV star Kylie Jenner has joined the “nine-zero” club, and become Youngest Billionaire at the age of 21 only.

She is a new comer among 195 who joined this year, which is again dominated by half of the tech-entrepreneurs among world’s top 10 billionaires.

Amazon’s founder and CEO remained at the top of the list with an increase of $19 Billion than past year.

The Forbes says, China has 49 less billionaires as compared to last year. But the America and Brazil are the only two with more billionaires than they had a year ago.

Now there is a record of 609 in US, including world’s 20 richest people.

Here is the list of Richest Men in the World.

1.Jeff Bezos – Net Worth: $161bn

The Hedge-Fund Manager turned online books seller started Amazon in 1994 in his garage. He was 35 when he started His company’s share price has increased 500% since past five years.

Bezos also owns The Washington Post Newspaper and he has invested largely in the space technology.

2.Bill Gates – Net Worth: $101.7bn

A permanently fixed richest man on the top of Forbes’s since 20 years, the founder of Microsoft owns just 1% of shares of Microsoft and has sold or given away much of his stake. He now focuses on his philanthropic work.

3.Bernard Arnault – Net Worth: $93.8bn

Arnault is the richest man of Europe. This Frenchman is holding an empire of more than 60 brands including Sephora and Louis Vuitton.

4.Warren Buffet – Net Worth: $89.9bn

Now in his 88th year, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway also known as ‘The Oracle of Omaha’ is always the most successful investor of the history. As Gates, he has also promised to give away 9/10th of his wealth to charity.

5.Mark Zuckerberg – Net Worth: $72.6bn

The Facebook’s CEO & Co-Founder’s net worth has increased by $8.5bn as compared to past year, as the company battled privacy scandals, BBC says.

6.Larry Ellison – Net Worth: $66.6bn

Ellison is an American businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist who is the co-founder, chief technology officer and executive chairman of the Oracle Corporation.

7.Amancio Ortega – Net Worth: $66.4bn

Amancio is Spanish billionaire. He is the chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for his brand Zara clothing & accessories since 2011. But he still owns 60% of it’s shares.

8.Carlos Slim Helu – Net Worth: $61.4bn

Slim Helu is the richest person of Mexico, and his family control America Movil, America’s biggest tel-communication firm. He owns a stake in consumer goods, Mexico’s construction, mining and real estate, as well as 17% of the New York Times.

9.Michael Bloomberg – Net Worth: $54.8bn

Michael Bloomberg is an American businessman, author and philanthropist who is the Chief Executive of Bloomberg L.P. is the 8th richest man in USA and 9th richest man in the world.

10.Larry Page – Net Worth: $54.4bn

In 1998, Larry co-founded Google with his business partner Sergey Brin, and he still helms Alphabet, Google’ parent company.

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