Meet The Richest People In The World

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet and the first centi-billionaire in Forbes' 2018 Ranking of Billionaires.  Bill Gates comes in at #2 and Warren Buffet ranked third.

A record 2,208 billionaires made Forbes’ annual ranking.  Altogether, they're worth a record $9.1- trillion, up 18% from a year ago.

Here's another thing to make you feel great.  The 20 richest people on the planet are worth $1.2-trillion. They represent less than 1% of total billionaires, but their riches amount to 13% of the total fortune of all billionaires worldwide.

Here are the top 10 billionaires for 2018:

  1. Jeff Bezos, Amazon: $112-B
  2. Bill Gates, Microsoft: $90-B
  3. Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway: $84-B 
  4. Bernard Arnault, LVMH: $72-B
  5. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook: $71-B
  6. Amancio Ortega, Zara: $70-B
  7. Carlos Slim Helu, telecom: $67.1-B
  8. Charles Koch, Koch Industries: $60-B (tie for 8th)/ David Koch, Koch Industries: $60-B (tie for 8th)
  9. Larry Ellison, software:  $58.5-B 

For the full list of all the world's billionaires, click HERE.

Source: Forbes

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