The 10 Richest Man in the World 2018
We often use "more money than god" to describe a person how rich he is, although it is unlikely for a single rich man, the ten richest people can do it together. The wealth of the world's top ten richest man adds up to $791.8 billion, more than $70 billion more than the combined GDP of Africa's most economically developed Nigeria and the second developed South Africa. Who is the world's top ten richest man in the world 2018 ? How many billions of the world's top ten richest people? The global rich list is based on Forbes, update: August 08, 2018.
- 1. Jeff Bezos ( 54 / USA )
Net Worth: $149 Billio ;
The main source of wealth: Amazon ;
Jeff Bezos, the 54-year-old founder of Amazon, has a 71% increase in wealth and is the new richest man in the world! The $149 billion net worth has set a record for the richest list of the past years. Bezos became the richest man, largely to the rise in Amazon's stock price. Over the past 12 months, Amazon's share price has risen 59%, pushing Bezos's personal wealth, which holds 17% of Amazon's shares, to new heights. Although Amazon has been losing money for 20 years, Bezos has successfully persuaded Wall Street and investors to let them always believe in themselves and keep optimistic about Amazon's development.
- 2. Bill Gates ( 62 / USA )
Net Worth: $93.8 Billion ;
The main source of wealth: Microsoft ;
Bill Gates has been retiring for many years, until last year, when Jeff Bezos took the world's richest man. Bill Gates currently holds only 3% of Microsoft's stock. As of August 11, 2018, Microsoft's market value is $837.469 billion, and the price per share is $109.00. On the other hand, Bill Gates' various return on investment is the main reason why his wealth can be ranked in the forefront of the world for a long time. If it is not for charitable donations (Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, co-hosted the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charitable foundation) and abandoning 700 million shares of Microsoft stock, Gates' current wealth will reach 150 billion US dollars, no one can do this yet.
- 3. Warren Buffett ( 87 / USA )
Net Worth: $82.3 Billion ;
The main source of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway ;
Warren Buffett, known as the "Omaha's God", is one of the most successful investors in history. Because Buffett's idea of investing in stocks is unique and very clever, so he invests in stocks in any industry, and the industry will become popular. Therefore, Buffett is honored as the "God of Stock" by many investors. He runs Berkshire Hathaway, which has more than 60 companies, including insurance company Geico, battery manufacturer Duracell and ice cream chain Dairy Queen. He is also a well-known philanthropist and promises to donate 99% of his wealth to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. So far, he has given nearly $32 billion.
- 4. Bernard Arnault ( 69 / France )
Net Worth: $81.2 Billion ;
The main source of wealth: LVMH ;
Bernard Arnott was born in France on March 5, 1949, he is known as the world's godfather of luxury goods, the founder of the LVMH group, and Napoleon of the boutique world. Relying on the innate artistic cells of the French, the LVMH Empire was established today. Bernard Arnault is the richest person in France and the fourth richest person in the world according to Forbes magazine, In April 2018, he also became the richest person in fashion toppling Zara’s Amancio Ortega.
- 5. Mark Zuckerberg ( 34 / USA )
Net Worth: $79.6 Billion ;
The main source of wealth: Facebook ;
Mark Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984 in White Plains, New York, USA. He is the founder and CEO of Facebook. Few people on Earth can succeed like Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook CEO spent 13 years expanding his social networking products from Harvard's dorms to a world of 2 billion users. Driven by the mission of “Connecting the World,” Facebook is bringing the Internet to every corner of the world through drones and other methods. Zuckerberg holds most of Facebook's voting rights and therefore has absolute control over the future of Facebook. With a net worth of about $79.6 billion, Zuckerberg has become one of the richest people in the world at the age of 33. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chen, have promised to give up 99% of Facebook shares in their lifetime.
- 6. Amancio Ortega ( 82 / Spain )
Net Worth: $73.8 Billion ;
The main source of wealth: Zara / Inditex;
Amancio Ortega, the richest man in Spain, the world's largest clothing retailer, the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group and Zara. Ortega is also the wealthiest retailer in the world. In 1966, Amancio Ortega married Rosa Lima Mela, they make women's clothing for sale in their own apartment. In 1975, they opened their first store named Zara, now we can see chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops are popular all over the world.
- 7. Carlos Slim Helu ( 78 / Mexico )
Net Worth: $64.7 Billion ;
The main source of wealth: America MovilSAB ;
Carlos Slim Helu is the largest shareholder of Mexico Telecom, the CEO of Mexico America Telecom, and holds the Karso Group of Mexico, with a worldwide network of businesses, The richest man in Latin America. "A person lives for the opinions of others, just like walking dead, I don't think about how others see me." In Mexico, if anyone can manipulate everything, this person is Carlos Slim Helu.
- 8. Larry Ellison ( 73 / USA )
Net Worth: $59.3 Billion ;
The main source of wealth: Oracle ;
Larry Ellison is the owner of Oracle, the world's largest database software company, with products all over the world. He is a stranger, but no one seems to be able to leave him. Ellison did nothing before the age of 32. After reading three universities, he did not get a degree diploma, changed a dozen companies, and his wife left him. When Oracle started its business, it was only $1,200, which made Oracle's 12-year sales double every year. It became one of the world's second-largest software companies and one of the best and most profitable companies in the media. He himself became the richest person in Silicon Valley.
- 9. Larry Page ( 45 / USA )
Net Worth: $54.8 Billion ;
The main source of wealth: Google ;
Compared to Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page is almost a name that is not known to anyone outside the Internet circle. When Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google in 1998, 14-year-old Mark Zuckerberg was still immersed in the carefree days of writing computer programs. At the beginning of 1996, Larry Page and Sergey Brin began to work together to research a search engine for “BackBub”. After the technology was gradually improved in the first half of 1998, Larry Page began to find partners for this technology. Later, they established a search engine company development business, which is the famous Google.
- 10. Michael Rubens Bloomberg ( 76 / USA )
Net Worth: $53.3 Billion ;
The main source of wealth: Bloomberg ;
He is the manager of New York, the capital of the world; his personal wealth is more than $50 billion; he controls the flow of the world's most important financial messages. His life is amazing and envious. He is one of the most powerful people in the world. According to Forbes, President Trump has a net worth of about $3.1 billion, while Bloomberg's assets are $53.3 billion, about 16 times that of President Trump. Michael Rubens Bloomberg is questioned by New York reporters every year, and he is troubled. Therefore, he instructed its Bloomberg company to launch a billionaire index starting in 2012. The rankings published by this financial authoritative information company have silently removed Michael Bloomberg’s ranking and assets.