Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently reached a net worth of $112 billion, making him the richest person in the world surpassing Bill Gates who has dominated the first spot for over a long period of time.
According to Forbes, the top 10 richest people are as follows:
|#10||Larry Ellison||$58.5 B||74||software||United States|
|#8||David Koch||$60 B||78||Koch Industries||United States|
|#8||Charles Koch||$60 B||82||Koch Industries||United States|
|#7||Carlos Slim Helu||$67.1 B||78||telecom||Mexico|
|#6||Amancio Ortega||$70 B||82||Zara||Spain|
|#5||Mark Zuckerberg||$71 B||34||United States|
|#4||Bernard Arnault||$72 B||69||LVMH||France|
|#3||Warren Buffett||$84 B||88||Berkshire Hathaway||United States|
|#2||Bill Gates||$90 B||62||Microsoft||United States|
|#1||Jeff Bezos||$112 B||54||Amazon||United States|
According to Oxfam research, the top 1% has more wealth than the rest of the world’s population.