The top name on the list of the richest people has not changed … While the American business magazine Forbes made a record number of names on the Billionaires List this year, despite the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic, the total wealth of billionaires increased by $ 5 trillion, reaching $ 13.1 trillion.
According to the Billionaires List published by Forbes for the 35th time this year, the number of billionaires increased by 660 and reached 2 thousand 755 during the epidemic.
Despite the Covid-19 outbreak, the number of billionaires reached a record level. 493 new names entered the Billionaires List this year.
The total wealth of the world’s richest people reached 13.1 trillion dollars with an increase of 5 trillion dollars this year.
They added wealth to their fortune
US e-commerce giant Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, became the richest person in the world for the fourth time with a fortune of $ 177 billion. Bezos’ wealth increased by $ 64 billion compared to last year as a result of the increase in Amazon shares.
Last year, Tesla and SpaceX’s founder Elon Musk, who ranked 31st on the list, ranked second on the list with a fortune of $ 151 billion. rose. With a 705% increase in Tesla shares, Musk has increased his fortune by $ 126.4 billion in the last year.
The third in the list of billionaires is French business, which owns brands such as Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Sephora with a fortune of $ 150 billion. This year, the richest woman in the world was Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, the heir of the cosmetics giant L’Oréal, with a fortune of 73.6 billion dollars.
THE MOST BILLION COUNTRY USA
The USA continued to be the country with the highest number of billionaires in the world with 724 billionaires. The US was followed by China with 698 billionaires and India with 140 billionaires.
The World’s Billionaires is an annual ranking by documented net worth of the wealthiest billionaires in the world, compiled and published in March annually by the American business magazine Forbes. The list was first published in March 1987. Wikipedia