There’s been a huge fluctuation in the net worth of these billionaires in the past year. But, you can find out more about that below!
The stats given here in regards to net worth have come from Forbes directly.
These are the top 10 richest people in the world in 2019:
10. Larry Page, $50.8B
The co-founder of Google, which was founded back in a garage in 1998.
9. Michael Bloomberg, $55.5B
Bloomberg is the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P
8. Mark Zuckerberg, $62.3B
The founder of Facebook
7. Larry Ellison, $58B
Co-founder of software firm Oracle
6. Amancio Ortega, $62.7B
Ortega stepped down as chairman of Inditex, known for its Zara brand, in 2011 but he still owns nearly 60% of its shares.
5. Carlos Slim Helu, $64B
Mexico’s richest man, Slim Helu, and his family control America Movil, Latin America’s biggest mobile telecommunications firm.
4. Bernard Arnault, $76B
The Frenchman oversees an empire of more than 60 brands including Louis Vuitton and Sephora.
3. Warren Buffet, $82.5B
is one of the most successful investors of all time
2. Bill Gates, $96.5B
The Microsoft founder has sold or given away much of his stake in the company – he owns just 1% of Microsoft – and now focuses predominantly on his philanthropic work.
1. Jeff Bezos, $131B
The former hedge fund manager turned online bookseller started Amazon in his garage in 1994. He still owns 16% of the e-commerce colossus which has seen its share price rise nearly 500% in the past five years.
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