Top Richest People: 11 wealthiest Persons of the Earth
According to the Forbes Richest List, Amazon founder & C.E.O ‘Jeff Bezos’ is $50 Billion more Richer than any other person on the Earth — And ever in the history. Forbs found a record 2,208 billionaires, collectively worth $9.1 trillion. Among them are 259 newcomers who made their fortunes in everything from wedding dresses to children’s toys to electric cars. These top richest people have more wealth than the entire half of the world’s population.
There are 560 billionaires in the U.S. alone, India is not much down in the list with 131 billionaires, China, Germany is also the top billionaire’s countries.
Ahead, Eleven of the world’s Richest people — according to Forbes’ Billionaire List — that have more wealth than half the world’s population.
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $50 Billion
Michael Bloomberg is an American Businessman, Engineer, Author, Politician. He is the Co-Founder of financial information and media company Bloomberg LP in 1981. He’s also the 8th-richest person in the United States and the 11th richest person in the world.
10. Larry Ellison
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $58.5 Billion
Larry Ellison Cofounder, Executive Chairman & Chief Technology Officer of Oracle Co. He’s an American Businessman, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist with the net worth of $58.5 billion. He gave up the Oracle CEO role in 2014 but still serves as chairman of the board and chief technology officer. He involved so much charity because of that his ranking reduced day by day.
09. David Koch
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $60 Billion
David Koch is a Businessman, Philanthropist & Chemical Engineer and majority control of Koch Industries, U.S’s second largest private firm, with his brother Charles. Koch Industries has revenues of $100 billion, operates pipelines, produces fertilizer and makes Dixie cups and Quilted Northern toilet paper.
08. Charles Koch
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $60 Billion
Charles Koch has been co-owner, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Koch Industries since 1967 while his brother serves as executive vice president. The Kansas native owns a 42% stake in the firm, as does his brother, David; they bought their two other brothers’ shares in 1983.
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $67.1 Billion
He’s an American Business Magnate, Investor, Engineer, and Philanthropist. Mexico’s richest man, Carlos Slim Helu and his family control America Movil, Latin America’s biggest mobile telecom firm. From 2012-2013, slim was ranked as the richest person in the world by Forbes business magazine.
06. Amancio Ortega
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $70 Billion
Amancio Ortega is one of the richest people in Europe and the wealthiest retailer in the world. Ortega had a net worth of $69.5 billion, making him the second top richest people in Europe after Bernard Arnault, and the fifth-wealthiest in the world. A pioneer in fast fashion, he co-founded Inditex, known for its Zara fashion chain, with his ex-wife Rosalia Mera in 1975.
05. Mark Zuckerberg
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $71 Billion
Facebook Co-founder, Chairman & C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg has launched Facebook from his dormitory room on February 4, 2004, with college roommates. He took the company public in may 2012. According to the Forbes richest list 2018, Zuckerberg has $71 Billion net worth and become the fifth top richest people in the world.
04. Bernard Arnault
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $72 Billion
He is the richest person in France and the fourth richest person in the world according to Forbes. Arnault is the Chairman & C.E.O. of the worlds largest luxury-goods company, LVMH.
03. Warren Buffett
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $84 Billion
The World’s successful Investor Warren Buffett has a net worth of US$84 billion and he’s the third top richest people in the world.
02. Bill Gates
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $90 Billion
Microsoft Corporation Founder Bill Gates is no longer to be a Richest person in the world. Now Jef Bezos is the world’s Richest person but 2nd place is not a bad place to be when you’ve still $95.2 Billion (Current Worth). He led Microsoft to become one of the most successful Tech companies of the Second half of the 20th century. Gates and wife Melinda spends most of his time and resources on the foundation he set up in 2000 with his wife Melinda which name is Bill & Melinda Foundation. Bill & Melinda Foundation is the largest private charitable foundation. He had locked the 1st position of the top richest people in the world for so many years.
01. Jeff Bezos
2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH — $112 Billion
Amazon’s chief Jeff Bezos is the first person with a net worth surpassing $150 billion in the 3 decades that Forbes has tracked the richest Americans. He’s the owner of 16% of e-commerce colossus Amazon, which he founded in a garage in 1994. Now Jeff is $50 Billion more Richer than any other person on the Earth with the $150 billion current worth.