Richest People in the World

Donald Trump's wealth has fallen for second year running – Forbes

Griffin, the founder of Citadel LLC, ranked 172nd worldwide with an estimated net worth of $9 billion in Forbes' 32nd annual World's Billionaires List.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the world's richest man according to Forbes magazine's annual World's Billionaires list 2018 published on Tuesday. His fortunes rose by $39.2 billion over the past year, which Forbes said is the list's biggest one-year jump ever.

The top ten includes Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, investor Warren Buffett, conservative funders David and Charles Koch and Microsoft's Bill Gates came in second place, dropping from first previous year.

Galen Weston, chairman emeritus of George Weston Ltd. and Loblaws Companies Ltd., the Canadian food and retail giants, is the third richest person in the country, ranked 160 globally His net worth stands at US$9.5 billion, the same as 2017.

US President Donald Trump's ranking on the list fell to 766th place from 544th in the last edition, his wealth now being estimated at $3.1 billion, $400 million less than a year ago.

Florida's richest billionaire was still Thomas Peterffy at No. 47 ($20.3 billion).

Forbes estimates $1.5 billion of Trump's wealth comes from New York City real estate.

Facebook (FB) Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took fifth, with $71 billion.

Trump lashed out at Forbes in 2015 when the magazine estimated he was worth about $4.5 billion, and he put his own value in the $10 billion range.

President Donald Trump's net worth took another substantial hit over the last past year, dropping around $400 million since he took office, according to Forbes.

Sy was also the only Filipino who broke the top 100 of the world's billionaires.

It's Bezos' first time topping the billionaire's list. China, which is ruled by the Communist Party of China, has the second highest number of billionaires in the world (373) after the United States (585).

"There are 72 self-made (women), which is just really exciting because that's always been a huge lag", Kroll said.

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