Jeff Bezos Sits Atop Forbes’ 2018 Billionaires List

For the first time a centi-billionaire – that’s 12 figures! – tops the list of the richest people in the world: Jeff Bezos.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, Richest Man In The World, Surpasses Bill Gates

The Amazon boss is now worth $112 billion, more than anyone ever!

Forbes’ 2018 list contains 2,208 billionaires from 72 countries, and is worth $9.1 trillion, up 18% since last year.

Bezos is ahead of usual top 3 features, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, both worth $90 billion and $84 billion respectively.

The list contains a record 585 American billionaires, with mainland China following with 373.

The top 20 on the list are:

Jeff Bezos $112 billion
Bill Gates $90 billion
Warren Buffett $84 billion
Bernard Arnault $72 billion
Mark Zuckerberg $71 billion
Amancio Ortega $70 billion
Carlos Slim Helu $67.1 billion
Charles Koch $60 billion
David Koch $60 billion
Larry Ellison $58.5 billion

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