According to Forbes, there are more than 2000 Billionaires in the world. The richest persons on Earth are also subject to be the victims of coronavirus. As the pandemic squeezed the trade & businesses all over the world specially in Europe and America, wealth increment has seen a halt for the last couple of months. Think about the Top ten richest man in the world!
As of March 18, when Forbes magazine finalized this list, it counted 2,095 billionaires, 58 fewer than a year ago and 226 fewer than just 12 days earlier, when Forbes initially estimated these net worth of the billionaires who remain, 51% are poorer than they were last year. In raw terms, the world’s billionaires are worth $8 trillion, down $700 billion from 2019.
Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest person for the third year consecutively, despite paying $36 billion worth of his Amazon stock to his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos in regard to their divorce settlement last summer. He’s worth $113 billion, buoyed by a 15% rise in Amazon’s shares since our 2019 list. Amazon.com, the e-commerce giant, has been a buzzword amid the pandemic; Amazon decided to hire 100,000 full- and part-time employees to help meet burgeoning demands from consumers staying home and shopping online.
Bill Gates keeps his position as the second richest person on earth.
Bernard Arnault, luxury goods tycoon, nudged out Warren Buffett to move into the third position for the first time.
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