1. Bill Gates (Microsoft) 49,4 Billion Euro / 2. Larry Ellison (Oracle) 31,7 / 3. Jeff Bezos (Amazon) 18,5 / 4. Larry Page (Google) 16,9 / 5. Sergey Brin (Google) 16,8 / Source: Forbes
The increase in Amazon's stock price since early 2017 has made Jeff Bezos the first person to amass a $100 billion fortune. The list also revealed that, financially, US President Donald Trump did not have the best year.
The Russian billionaire owner of Chelsea FC, who reportedly had problems getting his British visa renewed, has been granted an Israeli passport. He will live in Tel Aviv where he has bought a former hotel.
Several billionaires, most of them Californians, have been funding firms involved in developing life-extension technologies. What if they succeed? What if billionaires alive today live indefinitely and get ever richer?
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