Top 10 Richest People of 2019


This article is interesting because this is one of my favorite topics to talk about every year. May be I should come up with a top 10 series every year. Who are the top 10 richest people in the world of 2019? Who is the richest person this year? Has anyone new entered the top 10 list this year? I want to know all these questions answered every year.

So, who are the top 10 richest people of 2019? Forbes has just released their annual billionaires list. I’m so excited to bring this list out to my readers. Here are the top 10 richest people in the world according to Forbes.

10. Larry Page

CEO, Alphabet

Country: United States

Age: 45
Net worth: $50.8 billion

Larry page

9. Michael Bloomberg

Co-founder, Bloomberg

Country: United States

Age: 77
Net worth: $55.5 billion


8. Mark Zuckerberg

Co-founder and CEO, Facebook

Country: United States

Age: 34
Net worth: $62.3 billion


7. Larry Ellison (U.S.)

Co-founder, Oracle

Country: United States

Age: 74
Net worth: $62.5 billion


6. Amancio Ortega

Co-founder, Zara 

Country: Spain

Age: 82
Net worth: $62.7 billion

5. Carlos Slim Helu

Honorary chairman, América Móvil

Country: Mexico

Age: 79
Net worth: $64 billion


4. Bernard Arnault

Chairman and CEO, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Country: France

Age: 69
Net worth: $76 billion


3. Warren Buffett

CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

Country: United States

Age: 88
Net worth: $82.5 billion

Warren buffet

2. Bill Gates

Co-founder, Microsoft

Country: United States

Age: 63
Net worth: $96.5 billion

Bill gates

1. Jeff Bezos and Mackenzie Bezos(Combined)

CEO, Amazon

Country: United States

Age: 55
Net worth: $131 billion


Some fun facts about people on the list

One thing to note here is that Jeff Bezos is the only one who has more that $100 billion in wealth and he’s the first ever person to accumulate that much wealth in the history.

All top 3 richest and 7 out of 10 richest people in the world are from the United States.

Zara founder has been exponentially growing his wealth as Zara has become one of the most popular luxury brands in the world.

Bill Gates has been on the number 1 list for 22 years straight. Jeff Bezos’s wealth is mostly intangible assets and because of his of his large ownership of Amazon’s stocks which could be cut in half if we hit the recession.

To be honest, I don’t know why I am happy to see this list , but the truth is I personally look up to a lot of people on this list and have learned a lot from either their stories or things they’ve said. They really mastered how to make money and keep it consistently coming.

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