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.
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.
The latest figures from the Human Development Index reveal people are living longer and have greater access to education than ever before. But despite big leaps forward, there are still vast gaps between rich and poor.
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