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Bill Gates Named World's Richest Man Again As Donald Trump Drops To 544


Ikoiikenna
  • Jan 2018
  • biznews



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    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has once again topped Forbes magazine list of the world's richest billionaires, for the fourth straight year, with a fortune of $86 billion.

    Next is Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett, with an estimated wealth of $75.6billion, followed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, with a net worth of $72.8billion. Number four is Amancio Ortega - Inditex fashion group founder $71.3billion, while number 5 is Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg with $56billion

    Former world's richest man Carlos Slim comes in six with $54.5billion, while Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison came it at number seven with $52.2billion in the bank.

    Republican mega-donors Charles and David Koch are in eighth and ninth with $48.3billion, while Michael Bloomberg rounded the top 10 out with $47.5billion.

    Meanwhile, Donald Trump's wealth plummeted down the list to number 544 with an estimated net worth of $3.5billion with $1billion being slashed from his valuation in the same list last year.

    See the top 20 below...
    1. Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder: $86billion
    2. Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO: $75.6billion
    3. Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO: $72.8billion
    4. Amancio Ortega, Inditex fashion group founder: $71.3billion
    5. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO: $56billion
    6. Carlos Slim, Mexican telecom mogul: $54.5billion
    7. Larry Ellison, Oracle co-founder: $52.2billion
    8. Charles Koch, Koch Industries CEO and chairman: $48.3billion
    9. David Koch, Koch Industries CEO and chairman: $48.3billion
    10. Michael Bloomberg, Bloomberg co-founder: $47.5billion
    11. Bernard Arnault, LVMH CEO: $41.5billion
    12. Larry Page, Google co-founder and Alphabet CEO: $40.7billion
    13. Sergey Brin, Google co-founder and Alphabet president: $39.8billion
    14. Liliane Bettencourt, L'Oréal heiress: $39.5billion
    15. S. Robson Walton, Wal-Mart heir: $34.1billion
    16. Jim Walton, Wal-Mart heir: $34billion
    17. Alice Walton, Wal-Mart heiress: $33.8billion
    18. Wang Jianlin, Dalian Wanda Commercial Property chairman: $31.3billion
    19. Li Ka-shing, Cheung Kong Holdings CEO: $31.2billion
    20. Sheldon Adelson,Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO: $30.4billion




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