A billionaire is a person with a net worth of at least one billion (1,000,000,000, i.e. a thousand million) units of a given currency, usually major currencies such as the United States dollar, the euro or the pound sterling. The World’s Billionaires is an annual ranking by documented net worth of the world’s wealthiest billionaires compiled and published in March annually by the American business magazine Forbes.
According to Forbes, the list of 10 top billionaires and their net worth are as follows:
10. Larry Page (net worth $50.8 billion)
He is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google with Sergey Brin. He is the CEO of Alphabet Inc. He is 45 years old.
9. Michael Rubens Bloomberg (net worth $55.5 billion)
Mike Bloomberg is an American businessman, politician, author, and philanthropist. He is 77 years old.
8. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (net worth $62.3 billion)
He is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding and leading Facebook as its chairman and chief executive officer. He also owns Instagram and WhatsApp. He is 34 years old.
7.Larry Ellison (net worth $62.5 billion)
Larry Ellison is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is a co-founder and the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. He is 74 years old.
6. Amancio Ortega Gaona (net worth $62.7 billion)
Amancio Ortega is a Spanish billionaire businessman. He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops. He is the world greatest retailer. He is 82 years old.
5.Carlos Slim Helú (net worth $64 billion)
Carlos Helú is a Mexican business magnate, engineer, investor and philanthropist. He is the richest man in Mexico and Latin America. He is 79 years old.
4. Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault (net worth $76 billion)
He is a French business magnate, an investor, and art collector. Arnault is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of LVMH ( Moët, Hennessey, Louis Vuitton), the world’s largest luxury-goods company. In April 2018, he became the richest person in fashion. He is 70 years old.
3. Warren Edward Buffett (net worth $82.5billion)
Warren Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, speaker and philanthropist who serves as the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is 88 years old.
2. Bill Gates (net worth $96.5 billion)
Bill is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and programmer. He is best known as the principal founder of the Microsoft Corporation.During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is aged 63.
1. Jeffrey Preston Bezos (net worth $131billion)
Jeff Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman, CEO, and president of Amazon. He is 55 years