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The World’s Billionaires – 2019

There are 2,153 billionaires on the 2019 list, down from 2,208 in 2018. The total combined net worth of this year’s billionaires is $8.7 trillion, down from $9.1 trillion in 2018. This represents the first decrease in billionaires and their combined wealth since 2016 and only the second decrease in the past decade. A record …
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The World’s Billionaires

Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates continued his reign as the world’s richest person with a net worth of $86 billion, according to Forbes’ annual ranking of billionaires. Warren Buffett, worth $75.6 billion, reclaimed the number two spot from Amancio Ortega (4th) of Spanish clothing chain Zara. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was this year’s biggest gainer with a $27.6bn increase in …
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The World’s Billionaires

Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates continued his reign as the world’s richest person with a net worth of $ 75 billion, according to Forbes’ annual ranking of billionaires. Occupying the second spot on the list is Spanish billionaire Amancio Ortega, founder of closing retail giant Zara and the richest man in Europe. On the third spot is billionaire …
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The Biggest Billionaire Brands in the Food World

Lay’s has topped the Euromonitor “Biggest Billionaire Brands in the Food World” list while Kelogg’s and Yili took second and third place, respectively. Asia Pacific has been the major growth engine of the packaged food industry over the last decade adding over US$180 billion to the global market. The biggest billionaire brand list is a who’s who of the …
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Who is the Richest Man in the World?

Bill Gates is back on top after a four-year hiatus having overtaken telecom mogul Carlos Slim of Mexico to become the richest person in the world, according to this year’s edition of the Forbes Rich List. Amancio Ortega, the man behind fashion chain Zara, retains the No. 3 spot for the second year in a row, extending his lead over US …
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The World’s Billionaires

Mexico’s Carlos Slim remains the world’s richest man for the fourth year in a row, according to Forbes’ 2013 list of the world’s billionaires, while Warren Buffett dropped out of the top three for the first time since 2000. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ranks 2nd and Amancio Ortega, the man behind fashion chain Zara, moved to 3rd place. …
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Bloomberg Billionaires Index: Today’s Ranking of the World’s Richest People

Mexican Carlos Slim, worth approximately $65 billion, is the world’s richest person, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Slim continues to hold the edge over Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (total wealth: $59 billion), Warren Buffett and Bernard Arnault from the luxury goods group LVMH.  Amancio Ortega ($ 36 billion), the man behind fashion chain Zara, moved into the top 5. The Bloomberg Billionaires …
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The World’s Billionaires

Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim remains the world’s richest person, according to Forbes’ 2011 list of the world’s billionaires, holding the edge over Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates who continued to give away billions of his fortune to charity.  Next up was Warren Buffett and Bernard Arnault from the luxury goods group LVMH with $44 billion and $41 billion, respectively. Amancio Ortega, the man …
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The World’s Billionaires

Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim remains the world’s richest person, according to Forbes’ 2011 list of the world’s billionaires. In a now-familiar second place was Microsoft founder Bill Gates with $56 billion. Next up was US investment guru Warren Buffett and Bernard Arnault from the luxury goods group LVMH with $50 billion and $41 billion, …
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The World's Billionaires 2010

(CC) djmfuentes/Flickr Mexican Carlos Slim has overtaken Microsoft founder Bill Gates and legendary investor Warren Buffett to become the richest person in the world with a total wealth of $53.5 billion, according to this year’s edition of the Forbes Rich List. Amancio Ortega, the Spanish founder of the clothing stores Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka and …
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