1. Bill Gates, United States (85.5) | 2. Amancio Ortega, Spain (71.5) | 3. Warren Buffet, USA (70.2) | 4. Carlos Slim, Mexico (68.3) | 5. Charles De Ganahl Koch, USA (50.3) | 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.
Despite possessing one of the world's biggest economies, Germany ranked among the top 10 in the 2018 Financial Secrecy Index. Serious tax loopholes and lax enforcement contributed to the high ranking.
US President Donald Trump has slipped more than 200 spots in the Forbes magazine annual list of the world’s richest people. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates led the rankings for the fourth year in a row.
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