Discover 2019 list of the world’s richest people billionaires, In reference to their money classified in $ US billion, these numbers provided for each year is the wealth of billionaires until December 31 of that year.
The world’s richest people of 2019
- Bill Gates
- Jeff Bezos
- Bernard Arnault
- Warren Buffett
- Mark Zuckerberg
- Amancio Ortega
- Larry Page
- Sergey Brin
- Charles Koch
- Julia Margaret Fleischer
Discover the 10 richest people in the world for 2019
1. Bill Gates
Top of the list of the richest people of the world, “Bill Gates,” the founder of Microsoft, Microsoft, which has a fortune of $110 billion.
2. Jeff Bezos
In second place was Jeff Bezos, the founder of the company «Amazon» Amazon.com US e-commerce with a wealth of 109 billion dollars.
3. Bernard Arnault
In third place were Bernard Arnaud, a French businessman and founder of the Louis Vuitton Group, with a $103 billion fortune.
4. Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, came in with $86.6 billion in fourth place.
5. Mark Zuckerberg
In fifth place was Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the social networking site «Facebook», which has a fortune of $74.5 billion.
6. Amancio Ortega
Sixth, the Spanish businessman «Amancio Ortega» founder of the fashion company «Indiatimes» Indiatimes with a wealth of 67.6 billion dollars.
7. Larry Page
Larry Page, a young American who helped found Google, came in seventh with a net worth of $64.3 billion.
8. Sergey Brin
In eighth place was the Russian-American electronics scientist Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, with a fortune of $62.4 billion.
9. Charles Koch
American businessman Charles Cook, who owns 42% of Cook Industries, came in ninth with a wealth of $61.7 billion.
10. Julia Margaret Fleischer
Julia Margaret Fleischer, the heiress of billionaire David Cook, died in August 2019.
By Forbes magazine’s 33rd ranking of the richest people, the list has not changed significantly from last year, but Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg’s ranking has fallen by 3 points, while Bezos’s fortune has increased by $19 billion in one year. Now it has reached $131 billion.
The rich do not live in isolation from economic shocks, as the wealth of the worlds richest has shrunk and the number of billionaires has fallen by 55 billionaires to 2153 compared to the same number a year ago. In total, the wealth of the world’s richest people was $8.7 trillion, $400 billion less than a year ago.