Amazon's Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet and the first centi-billionaire in Forbes' 2018 Ranking of Billionaires. Bill Gates comes in at #2 and Warren Buffet ranked third.
A record 2,208 billionaires made Forbes’ annual ranking. Altogether, they're worth a record $9.1- trillion, up 18% from a year ago.
Here's another thing to make you feel great. The 20 richest people on the planet are worth $1.2-trillion. They represent less than 1% of total billionaires, but their riches amount to 13% of the total fortune of all billionaires worldwide.
Here are the top 10 billionaires for 2018:
- Jeff Bezos, Amazon: $112-B
- Bill Gates, Microsoft: $90-B
- Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway: $84-B
- Bernard Arnault, LVMH: $72-B
- Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook: $71-B
- Amancio Ortega, Zara: $70-B
- Carlos Slim Helu, telecom: $67.1-B
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries: $60-B (tie for 8th)/ David Koch, Koch Industries: $60-B (tie for 8th)
- Larry Ellison, software: $58.5-B
For the full list of all the world's billionaires, click HERE.