World’s 8 richest people possess the same wealth as half of humanity combined. The top 10 richest people list in 2019 has a slight change from the list of 2018. The top 4 positions remain the same, however, the 5th spot that was held by Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now acquired by Mexico’s richest man, Carlos Slim. Mark Zuckerberg currently slides to the 8th position now.
Jeff Bezos comfortably tops the list for an almost second consecutive year. Mind you, Bill Gates has been toping this list for many consecutive years.
According to Forbes, the top 10 richest people in 2019 are as follows:
#10 Larry Page $50.2B
#9 Michael Bloomberg $54.8B
#8 Mark Zuckerberg $62.3B
#7 Larry Ellison $62.5B
#6 Amancio Ortega $62.7B
#5 Carlos Slim Helu & family $64B
#4 Bernard Arnault & family $76B
#3 Warren Buffett $82.5B
#2 Bill Gates $102.8 B
#1 Jeff Bezos $155.6 B