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Top 10 Richest People In The World – Forbes List Of 2019

| Published on March 7, 2019

As aptly said by Mark Zuckerberg- “Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it.” The following bunch of Billionaires has proved that success is not always inherited, one can achieve the same with their perseverance, passion and commitment.

Let’s take a dig into the Forbes list of Billionaires of 2019

#1 Jeff Bezos and Family

With a net worth of $131 billion, he owns the spot of the richest man on the planet. Jeff is the founder- CEO of E-commerce giant Amazon and added to his business interests, he owns Blue Origin and The Washington Post. He is also known as the ‘richest man in modern history’.

#2 Bill Gates

He retained the status of the world’s richest man since 1995, was only stepped down by Bezos in July’17. He is the founding father of the Microsoft Corp. At 63 years of age, his net worth is $96.5 Billion.

#3 Warren Buffett

Known as the ‘Oracle of Omaha’- with a net worth of $82.5 Billion, he is the most successful investor. He is the CEO- Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, which has dominance over more than 60 companies including battery maker Duracell.

#4 Bernard Arnault and Family

This French business magnate is the CEO-Chairman of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury-goods company that has brands like Louis Vuitton under its name. He has a net worth of $76 billion.

#5 Carlos Slim Helu and Family

Carlos owns Latin America’s largest telecom firm- America Movil and has industries of healthcare, media, real estate, hospitality, manufacturing under his chain. With a net worth of $64 Billion, he is the 5th richest man on the globe.

#6 Amancio Ortega

With an earning of approx $400 million in dividends, this Spanish businessman has a net worth of $62.7 Billion. Regarded as the wealthiest retailer on the planet, he co-owns the Inditex fashion group– best known for its clothing brand Zara.

#7 Larry Ellison

The 7th richest man with a net worth of $62.5 Billion, is the co-founder of software form Oracle. He is also a licensed aircraft pilot and owns 2 military jets.

#8 Mark Zuckerberg

He is the youngest self-made billionaire on this list with a net worth of $62.3 Billion. He is the founder-CEO of Facebook. Lately, Facebook has been in news for its legal issues and mass-criticism. Mark plans to tackle social issues in 2019.

#9 Michael Bloomberg

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Owner of financial information and media company Bloomberg, he is also an active philanthropist – and donated more than $5 billion for gun control, climate change and other social issues. He has a net worth of $55.5 Billion.

#10 Larry Page

Co-founder of Google, he is the CEO of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. This computer scientist also invented PageRank algorithm, which powers the search engine and has a net worth of $50.8 Billion.

As per, 2018 there are 2,754 billionaires in the world and they comprise of half of the world’s wealth.

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