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List Of Top 100 Richest People in The World 2019

by Victor Matara

This is a list of top 100 richest people in the world as of 2019 according to Forbes. American technology entrepreneur Jeff Bezos who owns Amazon tops the list, Microsoft founder Bill Gates takes the second position while the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett is the third richest man in the world. Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote is at number 100 with an estimated net worth of $14.1 Billion.

Below is a full list of  Top 100 Richest People in The World as of 2019 according to Forbes Magazine.

 

Rank

 

Name​​ 

 

 

Net worth

 

Investment

 

Country

 

1

 

Jeff Bezos

 

 

$112 B

 

Amazon

 

 

United States

 

 

2

 

 

Bill Gates

 

$90 B

 

Microsoft

 

United States

 

3

 

Warren Buffett

 

 

$84 B

 

Berkshire Hathaway

 

 

United States

 

4

 

Bernard Arnault

 

 

$72 B

 

LVMH

 

France

 

5

 

Mark Zuckerberg

 

 

$71 B

 

Facebook

 

United States

 

6

 

 

Amancio Ortega

 

$70 B

 

Zara

 

Spain

 

7

 

 

Carlos Slim Helu

 

$67.1 B

 

Telecom

 

Mexico

 

8

 

David Koch

 

 

$60 B

 

Koch Industries

 

United States

 

9

 

Charles Koch

 

 

$60 B

 

Koch Industries

 

United States

 

10

 

Larry Ellison

 

 

$58.5 B

 

Software

 

United States

 

11

 

 

Michael Bloomberg

 

 

$50 B

 

Bloomberg LP

 

United States

 

12

 

 

Larry Page

 

$48.8 B

 

Google

 

United States

 

13

 

Sergey Brin

 

 

$47.5 B

 

Google

 

United States

 

14

 

 

Jim Walton

 

$46.4 B

 

Walmart

 

United States

 

15

 

 

S. Robson Walton

 

$46.2 B

 

Walmart

 

United States

 

16

 

 

Alice Walton

 

$46 B

 

Walmart

 

United States

 

17

 

 

Ma Huateng

 

$45.3 B

 

Internet media

 

China

 

 

18

 

 

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

 

 

 

$42.2 B

 

 

L'Oreal

 

 

France

 

19

 

 

Mukesh Ambani

 

$40.1 B

 

Petrochemicals, oil & gas

 

 

India

 

20

 

 

Jack Ma

 

$39 B

 

e-commerce

 

China

 

21

 

 

Sheldon Adelson

 

$38.5 B

 

casinos

 

United States

 

22

 

 

Steve Ballmer

 

$38.4 B

 

Microsoft

 

United States

 

23

 

Li Ka-shing

 

 

$34.9 B

 

diversified

 

Hong Kong

 

24

 

 

Hui Ka Yan

 

$30.3 B

 

real estate

 

China

 

25

 

Lee Shau Kee

 

 

$30.3 B

 

real estate

 

Hong Kong

 

26

 

 

Wang Jianlin

 

$30 B

 

real estate

 

China

 

27

 

 

Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr

 

 

$29.8 B

 

supermarkets

 

Germany

 

28

 

Phil Knight

 

 

$29.6 B

 

Nike

 

United States

 

29

 

 

Jorge Paulo Lemann

 

 

$27.4 B

 

beer

 

Brazil

 

30

 

 

Francois Pinault

 

$27 B

 

luxury goods

 

France

 

31

 

 

Georg Schaeffler

 

$25.3 B

 

auto parts

 

Germany

 

32

 

 

Susanne Klatten

 

$25 B

 

BMW, pharmaceuticals

 

 

Germany

 

33

 

 

David Thomson

 

$25 B

 

media

 

Canada

 

34

 

 

Jacqueline Mars

 

$23.6 B

 

candy, pet food

 

United States

 

35

 

 

John Mars

 

$23.6 B

 

candy, pet food

 

United States

 

36

 

 

Joseph Safra

 

$23.5 B

 

banking

 

Brazil

 

37

 

 

Giovanni Ferrero

 

$23 B

 

Nutella, chocolates

 

 

Italy

 

38

 

 

Dietrich Mateschitz

 

 

$23 B

 

Red Bull

 

Austria

 

39

 

 

Michael Dell

 

$22.7 B

 

Dell computers

 

United States

 

40

 

 

Masayoshi Son

 

$22.7 B

 

internet, telecom

 

Japan

 

41

 

 

Serge Dassault

 

$22.6 B

 

diversified

 

France

 

42

 

 

Stefan Quandt

 

$22 B

 

BMW

 

Germany

 

43

 

 

Yang Huiyan

 

$21.9 B

 

real estate

 

China

 

44

 

 

Paul Allen

 

$21.7 B

 

Microsoft, investments

 

 

United States

 

45

 

 

Leonardo Del Vecchio

 

 

$21.2 B

 

eyeglasses

 

Italy

 

46

 

 

Dieter Schwarz

 

$20.9 B

 

retail

 

Germany

 

47

 

 

Thomas Peterffy

 

$20.3 B

 

discount brokerage

 

 

United States

 

48

 

 

Theo Albrecht, Jr

 

$20.2 B

 

Aldi, Trader Joe's

 

Germany

 

49

 

 

Len Blavatnik

 

$20.2 B

 

diversified

 

United States

 

50

 

 

He Xiangjian

 

$20.1 B

 

home appliances

 

China

 

51

 

 

Lui Che Woo

 

$20.1 B

 

casinos

 

Hong Kong

 

52

 

 

James Simons

 

$20 B

 

hedge funds

 

United States

 

53

 

 

Henry Sy

 

$20 B

 

diversified

 

Philippines

 

54

 

 

Elon Musk

 

$19.9 B

 

Tesla Motors

 

United States

 

55

 

 

Hinduja family

 

$19.5 B

 

diversified

 

United Kingdom

 

56

 

 

Tadashi Yanai

 

$19.5 B

 

fashion retail

 

Japan

 

57

 

 

Vladimir Lisin

 

$19.1 B

 

steel, transport

 

Russia

 

58

 

 

Laurene Powell Jobs

 

 

$18.8 B

 

Apple, Disney

 

United States

 

59

 

 

Azim Premji

 

$18.8 B

 

software services

 

India

 

60

 

 

Alexey Mordashov

 

 

$18.7 B

 

steel, investments

 

Russia

 

61

 

 

Lee Kun-Hee

 

$18.6 B

 

Samsung

 

south korea

 

62

 

 

Lakshmi Mittal

 

$18.5 B

 

steel

 

India

 

63

 

Wang Wei

 

 

$18.2 B

 

package delivery

 

China

 

64

 

 

Leonid Mikhelson

 

$18 B

 

gas, chemicals

 

Russia

 

65

 

 

Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi

 

 

$17.9 B

 

drinks, real estate

 

Thailand

 

66

 

 

Pallonji Mistry

 

$17.8 B

 

construction

 

Ireland

 

67

 

 

Ray Dalio

 

$17.7 B

 

hedge funds

 

United States

 

68

 

 

Takemitsu​​ Takizaki

 

 

$17.5 B

 

sensors

 

Japan

 

69

 

 

William Ding

 

$17.4 B

 

online games

 

China

 

70

 

 

R. Budi Hartono

 

$17.4 B

 

banking, tobacco

 

Indonesia

 

71

 

 

Gina Rinehart

 

$17.4 B

 

mining

 

Australia

 

72

 

 

German Larrea Mota Velasco

 

 

$17.3 B

 

mining

 

Mexico

 

73

 

 

Carl Icahn

 

$16.8 B

 

investments

 

United States

 

74

 

 

Stefan Persson

 

$16.8 B

 

H&M

 

Sweden

 

75

 

 

Joseph Lau

 

$16.7 B

 

real estate

 

Hong Kong

 

76

 

 

Michael Hartono

 

$16.7 B

 

banking, tobacco

 

Indonesia

 

77

 

 

Thomas & Raymond Kwok

 

 

$16.5 B

 

real estate

 

Hong Kong

 

78

 

 

Vagit Alekperov

 

$16.4 B

 

oil

 

Russia

 

79

 

 

James Ratcliffe

 

$16.4 B

 

chemicals

 

United Kingdom

 

80

 

 

Donald Bren

 

$16.3 B

 

real estate

 

United States

 

81

 

 

Iris Fontbona

 

$16.3 B

 

mining

 

Chile

 

82

 

 

Gennady Timchenko

 

 

$16 B

 

oil, gas

 

Russia

 

84

 

 

Abigail Johnson

 

$15.9 B

 

money management

 

 

United States

 

85

 

 

Vladimir Potanin

 

$15.9 B

 

metals

 

Russia

 

86

 

 

Lukas Walton

 

$15.9 B

 

Walmart

 

United States

 

87

 

 

Zhang Zhidong

 

$15.6 B

 

internet media

 

China

 

88

 

 

Petr Kellner

 

$15.5 B

 

banking

 

Czech Republic

 

89

 

 

Andrey Melnichenko

 

 

$15.5 B

 

coal, fertilizers

 

Russia

 

90

 

 

David & Simon Reuben

 

 

$15.5 B

 

investments, real estate

 

United Kingdom

 

91

 

 

Klaus-Michael Kuehne

 

 

$15.3 B

 

shipping

 

Germany

 

92

 

 

Li Shufu

 

$15.3 B

 

automobiles

 

China

 

93

 

 

Mikhail Fridman

 

$15.1 B

 

oil, banking, telecom

 

 

Russia

 

94

 

 

Rupert Murdoch

 

$15 B

 

newspapers, TV network

 

 

United States

 

95

 

 

Dhanin Chearavanont

 

 

$14.9 B

 

diversified

 

Thailand

 

96

 

 

Robert Kuok

 

$14.8 B

 

palm oil, shipping, property

 

 

Malaysia​​ 

 

97

 

 

Emmanuel Besnier

 

$14.7 B

 

cheese

 

France

 

98

 

 

Shiv Nadar

 

$14.6 B

 

software services

 

India

 

99

 

 

Viktor Vekselberg

 

$14.4 B

 

metals, energy

 

Russia

 

100

 

 

Aliko Dangote

 

$14.1 B

 

cement, sugar, flour

 

 

 

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