World’s Wealthiest People

.FORBES 2019 TOP 50 BILLIONAIRES

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YEAR: 2019
SN NAME NET WORTH SOURCE OF WEALTH COUNTRY OF CITIZENSHIP
1 Jeff Bezos $110.7 B Amazon United States
2 Bill Gates $103.5 B Microsoft United States
3 Bernard Arnault $95.7 B LVMH France
4 Warren Buffet $79.7 B Berkshire Hathaway United States
5 Amancio Ortega $67.7 B Zara Spain
6 Mark Zuckerberg $67.6 B Facebook United States
7 Larry Ellison $64.8 B Oracle, software United States
8 Michael Bloomberg $56.1 B Bloomberg LP United States
9 Larry Page $54.8 B Alphabet Inc., parent company of Google United States
10 Carlos Slim Helu $54.3 B América Móvil, Telecom Mexico
11 Sergey Brin $53.4 B Google United States
12 Francoise Bettencourt Meyers $53.2 B L'Oréal France
13 Steve Ballmer $51.3 B Microsoft United States
14 Alice Walton $50.4 B Walmart United States
15 Jim Walton $50.4 B Walmart United States
16 S. Robert Walton $50.2 B Walmart United States
17 Mukesh Ambani $49.7 B Reliance Industries India
18 Charles Koch $42.4 B Koch Industries United States
19 Jack Ma $37.8 B Alibaba Group China
20 Ma Huateng $37.7 Tencent China

 

FORBES 2018 TOP 20 BILLIONAIRES

Source: Forbes

                                                        YEAR: 2018
SN NAME NET WORTH SOURCE OF WEALTH
1 Jeff Bezos $112 B Amazon.com
2 Bill Gates $90 B Microsoft
3 Warren Buffet $84 B Berkshire Hathaway
4 Bernard Arnault & family $72 B LVMH
5 Mark Zuckerberg $71 B Facebook
6 Amancio Ortega $70 B Zara
7 Carlos Slim Helu & family $67.1 B Telecom
8 Charles Koch $60 B Koch Industries
9 David Koch $60 B Koch Industries
10 Larry Ellison $58.5 B Software
11 Michael Bloomberg $50 B Bloomberg LP
12 Larry Page $48.8 B Google
13 Sergey Brin $47.5 Google
14 Jim Walton $46.4 B Wal-Mart
15 S. Robson Walton $46.2 B Wal-Mart
16 Alice Walton $46 B Wal-Mart
17 Ma Huateng $45.3 B Internet Media
18 Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family $42.2 B Cosmetics; L’Oreal
19 Mukesh Ambani $40.1 B Petrochemicals, oil & gas
20 Jack Ma $39 B E-commerce

 

FORBES BILLIONAIRES: TOP 50 (RICHEST PEOPLE) 2017

By Caproasia, Mar 23, 2017

YEAR: 2017
SN NAME NET WORTH SOURCE OF WEALTH
1 Bill Gates $86 B Computer; Microsoft
2 Warren Buffett $75.6 B Finan. Services;Berkshire Hathaway
3 Jeff Bezos $72.8 B E-commerce; Amazon.com
4 Amancio Ortega $71.3 B Retail; Zara
5 Mark Zuckerberg $56 B Social Network; Facebook
6 Carlos Slim Helu $54.5 B Telecom, America Movil
7 Larry Ellison $52.2 B Software; Oracle
8 Charles Koch $48.3 B Diversified; Koch Industries
9 David Koch $48.3 B Diversified; Koch Industries
10 Michael Bloomberg $47.5 B Software co.; Bloomberg LP
11 Bernard Arnault $41.5 B Fashion retail; LVMH
12 Larry Page $40.7 B Search engine; Google
13 Sergey Brin $39.8 B Search engine; Google
14 Liliane Bettencourt $39.5 B Cosmetics; L’Oreal
15 S. Robson Walton $34.1 B Retail; Wal-Mart
16 Jim Walton $34 B Retail; Wal-Mart
17 Alice Walton $33.8 B Retail; Wal-Mart
18 Wang Jianlin $31.3 B Real Est.; Dalian Wanda
19 Li Ka-shing $31.2 B Diversified
20 Sheldon Adelson $30.4 B Casinos; Las Vegas Sands
21 Steve Ballmer $30 B Computer; Microsoft
22 Jorge Paulo Lemann $29.2 B Beer; Anheuser-Busch InBev
23 Jack Ma $28.3 B E-commerce; Alibaba
24 Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr. $27.2 B Supermarkets; Aldi
25 David Thomson $27.2 B Media; Thomson Reuters
26 Jacqueline Mars $27 B Candy; Mars Inc
27 John Mars $27 B Candy; Mars Inc
28 Phil Knight $26.2 B Fashion Retail; Nike
29 Maria Franca Fissolo $25.2 B Confectionary; Nutella, chocolates
30 George Soros $25.2 B Hedge funds; Soros Fund Management LLC
31 Ma Huateng $24.9 B Internet media, Tencent Holdings
32 Lee Shau Kee $24.4 B Real Est., Sun Hung Ka
33 Mukesh Ambani $23.2 B Petrochemicals, oil & gas; Reliance Industries.
34 Masayoshi Son $21.2 B internet, telecom; Softbank
35 Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen $21.1 B Toy company; Lego
36 Georg Schaeffler $20.7 B Automotive; Schaeffler
37 Joseph Safra $20.5 B Banking; Banco Safra
38 Michael Dell $20.4 B Computer; Dell
39 Susanne Klatten $20.4 B Automobiles, pharmaceuticals, BMW
40 Len Blavatnik $20 B Diversified
41 Laurene Powell Jobs $20 B Entertainment; Apple, Disney
42 Paul Allen $19.9 B Computer; Microsoft, investments
43 Stefan Persson $19.6 B Fashion Retail; H&M
44 Theo Albrecht, Jr. $18.8 B Retail; Aldi, Trader Joe’s
45 Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud $18.7 B Investments; Kingdom Holding Co.
46 Leonid Mikhelson $18.4 B Gas, chemicals; Novatek, Sibur
47 Charles Ergen $18.3 B Satellite TV; DISH Network
48 Stefan Quandt $18.3 B Automobiles; BMW
49 James Simons $18 B Hedge funds; Renaissance Technologies Corp
50 Leonardo Del $17.9 B Eyeglasses; Luxottica

 

FORBES BILLIONAIRES: TOP 50 (RICHEST PEOPLE) 2016

Melissa Stranger, Emmie Martin, Tanza Loudenbach, Jan. 16, 2016

YEAR: 2016
SN NAME NET WORTH SOURCE OF WEALTH
1 Bill Gates 75 B Technology, Microsoft
2 Amancio Ortega $67 B Zara
3 Warren Buffett $60.8 B Berkshire Hathaway
4 Carlos Slim Helu $50 B Telecom
5 Jeff Bezos $45.2 B Amazon.com
6 Mark Zuckerberg $44.6 B Facebook
7 Larry Ellison $43.6 B Tech, Oracle
8 Michael Bloomberg $40 B Finan. services, Bloomerg LP
9 Charles Koch $39.6 B Diversified Investments
10 David Koch $39.6 B Diversified Investments
11 Liliane Bettencourt $36.1 B L’Oreal
12 Larry Page $35.2 B Google
13 Sergey Brin $34.5 B Google
14 Bernard Arnault $34 B LVMH
15 Jim Walton $33.6 B Wal-Mart
16 Alice Walton $32.3 B Wal-Mart
17 S. Robson Walton $31.9 B Wal-Mart
18 Jianlin Wang $28.7 B Real Estate
19 Jorge Paulo Lemann $27.8 B Beer
20 Ka-shing Li $27.1 B Diversified
21 Beate Heister & Karl Albrectch Jr. $25.9 B Supermarkets
22 Sheldon Adelson $25.2 B Casinos
23 George Soros $24.9 B Hedge Funds
24 Phil Knight $24.4 B Nike
25 David Thomson $23.8 B Media
26 Steve Ballmer $23.5 B Microsoft
27 Forrest Mars $23.4 B Candy
28 Jacqueline Mars $23.4 B Candy
29 John Mars $23.4 B Candy
30 Maria Franca Fissolo $21.1 B ?? Nutella, chocolates
31 Shau Kee Lee $21.5 B Real Estate
32 Stefan Persson $20.8 B H&M
33 Jack Ma $20.5 B Alibaba
34 Theo Albrecht $20.3 B Aldi, Trader Joe’s
35 Michael Dell $19.8 B Dell
36 Mukesh Ambani $19.3 B Petrochemicals, oil & gas
37 Leonardo Del Vecchio $18.7 B Eyeglasses
38 Susanne Klatten $18.5 B BMW, pharmaceuticals
39 Georg Schaeffler $18.1 B Ball bearings
40 Paul Allen $17.5 B Microsoft, Investments
41 Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud $17.3 B Investments
42 Joseph Safra $17.2 B Banking
43 Carl Icahn $17 B Investments
44 Laurene Powell Jobs $16.7 B Apple, Disney
45 Dilip Shanghvi $16.7 B Pharmaceuticals
46 Hauteng Ma $16.6 B Internet Portal
47 Dieter Schwarz $16.4 B Retail
48 Ray Dalio $15.6 B Hedge Funds
49 Stefan Quandt $15.6 B BMW
50 James Simons $15.5 B Hedge Funds
51 Aliko Dangote $15.4 B Cement, Sugar, Flour

 

F\ORBES BILLIONAIRES: TOP 50 (RICHEST PEOPLE) 2015

Chase Peterson-Withorn, Forbes Staff

YEAR: 2015
SN NAME NET WORTH SOURCE OF WEALTH
1 Bill Gates $79.2 B Microsoft
2 Carlos Slim Helu & family $77.1 B Telecom
3 Warren Buffett $72.7 B Berkshire Hathaway
4 Amancio Ortega $64.5 B Zara
5 Larry Ellison $54.3 B Oracle
6 Charles Koch $42.9 B Diversified
6 David Koch $42.9 B Diversified
8 Christy Walton & family $41.7 B Wal-Mart
9 Jim Walton $40.6 B Wal-Mart
10 Liliane Bettencourt & family $40.1 B L’Oreal
11 Alice Walton $39.4 B Wal-Mart
12 S. Robson Walton $39.1 B Wal-Mart
13 Bernard Arnault & family $37.2 B LVMH
14 Michael Bloomerg $35.5 B Bloomerg LP
15 Jeff Bezos $34.8 B Amazon.com
16 Mack Zuckerberg $33.4 B Facebook
17 Li Ka-shing $33.3 B Diversified
18 Sheldon Adelson $31.4 B Casinos
19 Larry Page $29.7 B Google
20 Sergrey Brin $29.2 B Google
21 Georg Schaeffler $26.9 B Ball bearings
22 Forrest Mars Jr $26.6 B Candy
22 Jacqueline Mars $26.6 B Candy
22 John Mars $26.6 B Candy
25 David Thomson & family $25.5 B Media
26 Jorge Paulo Lemman $25 B Beer
27 Lee Shau Kee $ 24.8 Real Estate
28 Stefan Persson $24.5 B H&M
29 George Soros $24.2 B Hedge Funds
29 Wang Jianlin $24.2 B Real Estate
31 Carl Icahn $23.5 B Investments
32 Maria Franca Fissolo & family $23.4 B Nutella, chocolates
33 Jack Ma $22.7 B E-commerce
34 Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud $22.6 B Investments
35 Steve Ballmer $21.5 B Microsoft
35 Phil Knight $21.5 B Nike
37 Beate Heister & Karl Albrectch Jr. $21.3 B Supermarkets
38 Li Hujun $21.1 B Solar power equipment
39 Mukesh Ambani $21 B Petrochemicals, oil & gas
40 Leonardo Del Vecchio $20.4 B Eyeglasses
41 Len Blavatnik $20.2 B Diversified
41 Tadashi Yanai & family $20.2 B Retail
43 Charles Ergen $20.1 B Dish Network
44 Dilip Shanghvi $20 B Pharmaceuticals
45 Laurene Powell Jobs & family $19.5 B Apple, Disney
46 Dieter Schwarz $19.4 B Retail
47 Michael Dell $19.2 B Dell
48 Azim Premji $19.1 B Software
49 Theo Albrecht Jr & family $19 B Aldi, Trader Joe’s
50 Michael Otto & family $18.1 B Retail, Real Estate
51 Paul Allen $17.5 B Microsoft, Investments

 

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