Reference News Network reported on March 7 Demedia said that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has consolidated its position as the richest man in the world.
According to a report on the German Der Spiegel website on March 5, the US Forbes Biweekly estimates that the property of Bezos, 55, is about $131 billion ($1 is about 6.7 yuan), an increase of $19 billion from last year. Bezos thus expanded its lead over second place Bill Gates.
However, Bezos's property may be significantly reduced by the announcement of a divorce from his wife, Mackenzie. The US media speculated that this would be the most expensive divorce case in history.
It is reported that the third-ranked person has to bear the property shrinkage. The 88-year-old star investor Warren Buffett's property was $82.5 billion, a decrease of $1.5 billion from last year.
The report said that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was a big loser. According to Forbes statistics, after the data breach scandal was exposed, his property (mainly its technology company's stock) dropped sharply by $8.7 billion. , down to 62.3 billion US dollars. The ranking also fell from the third to the eighth.
Forbes data shows that 14 of the world's top 20 richest people are from the United States.
The report said that in this year's list, the rocket is soaring is Kelly Jenner. The 21-year-old social media celebrity comes from the Kardashian family. Jenna, who has a large number of fans in social networks, has made her name to the rich list for the first time. However, her ranking of $1 billion is still very low, ranking 2057. There are only two women in the world's top 20 richest people, namely L'Oréal, the daughter of L'Oréal Group, Françoise Bettencourt-Meyer, and the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton. .
It is reported that the US President Trump's property valuation, which has been accused of being underestimated by Forbes magazine's underestimation of its wealth, remains at $3.1 billion, and its ranking has risen from 766 to 715.
Forbes rankings show that overall, the number of billionaires worldwide has decreased from 2,208 to 2,153 last year. The total assets of the super rich have fallen from $9.1 trillion to $8.7 trillion.