Bill Gates replaces Jeff Bezos as the richest man in the world

Microsoft founder Bill Gates narrowly displaced Jeff Bezos, founder, and CEO of Amazon as the richest man in the world. As of November 18, Bill Gates has a net worth of $110 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Bezos is just below, at $109 billion.
According to the list, Bill Gates’ fortune has climbed by $19.5 billion in 2019, while Jeff Bezos’s has dropped by $16.2 billion. Bill Gates was first named the wealthiest person in the world in1995, then he had a net worth of $12.9 billion.
Next after Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos on the list is French retail mogul Bernard Arnault, the owner of luxury conglomerate LVMH. Bernard Arnault fortune has increased by $34.1 billion to $103 billion fortune this year.
Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett is fourth, with $86.6 billion, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg completes the top five at $74.5 billion.

Here are other top 10 richest people around the globe (as of November 18)

  1. Bill Gates: $110 billion
  2. Jeff Bezos: $109 billion
  3. Bernard Arnault: $103 billion
  4. Warren Buffett: $86.6 billion
  5. Mark Zuckerberg: $74.5 billion
  6. Amancio Ortega: $67.6 billion
  7. Larry Page: $64.3 billion
  8. Sergey Brin: $62.4 billion
  9. Charles Koch: $61.7 billion
  10. Julia Flesher Koch: $61.7 billion

Author: Cossy

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