Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos continues to top the list of world’s richest, according tothe latest Forbes ranking.Second to Mr. Bezos is Bill Gates followed by Warren Buffet while far behind Donald Trump jumped 51 spots in the ranking; from 766th to 715th. The list was released on Tuesday.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dropped three spots is at 8th position and Michael Bloomberg rose by two is at the 9thspot. Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani is ranked 13th globally, up from 19th position in 2018. Wipro’s Azim Premji is at 36th position and Tesla’s Elon Musk at 40th in the latest ranking.
Here’s the list of top 20 billionaires: Jef Bezos ($131 B), Bill Gates ($96.5 B), Warren Buffet ($82.5 B), Bernard Arnault ($76 B), Carlos Slim Helu ($64 B), Amancio Ortega ($62.7 B), Larry Ellison ($62.5 B), Mark Zuckerberg ($62.3 B), Michael Bloomberg ($55.5 B), Larry Page ($50.8 B), Charles Koch ($50.5 B), David Koch ($50.5), Mukesh Ambani ($50 B), Sergey Brin ($49.8 B), Francoise Bettencourt Meyers ($49.3 B), Jim Walton ($44.6), Alice Walton ($44.4 B), Rob Walton ($44.3 B), Steve Ballmer ($ 41.2 B), Ma Huateng ($38.8 B).
From 21st to 40th position: Jack Ma ($37.3B), Hui Ka Yan ($36.2 B), Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr. ($36.1 B), Sheldon Adelson ($35.1 B), Michael Dell ($34.3 B), Phil Knight ($33.4 B), David Thomson ($32.5 B), Li Ka-shing ($31.7 B), Lee Shau Kee ($30.1 B), Francois Pinault ($29.7 B), Joseph Safra ($25.2 B), Leonid Mikhelson ($24 B), Jacqueline Mars ($23.9 B), John Mars ($23.9 B), Jorge Paulo Lemann ($22.8 B), Azim Premji ($22.6 B), Dieter Schwarz ($22.6 B), Wang Jianlin ($22.6 B), Giovanni Ferrero ($22.4 B), Elon Musk ($22.3 B).
Kylie Jenner, the youngest self-made billionaire, is among the eight under-30 billionaires listed this year.Ms. Jenner, 21, has a net worth of one billion dollars.
Moreover, there are 195 newcomers who made it to the ‘Forbes’ 2019 Billionaire’ list.