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Forbes Billionaires 2018: Meet the World's Richest People

World | Reuters | December 30, 2018, 10:30 am
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 1: Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world, according to the latest annual ranking from Forbes. The Amazon founder leads with an estimated net worth of $112 billion. (Image: Reuters)

1: Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world, according to the latest annual ranking from Forbes. The Amazon founder leads with an estimated net worth of $112 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 2: Bill Gates is now second with an estimated net worth of $90 billion. (Image: Reuters)

2: Bill Gates is now second with an estimated net worth of $90 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 3: Investing icon Warren Buffett is third with $84 billion. (Image: Reuters)

3: Investing icon Warren Buffett is third with $84 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 4: LVMH Chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault is fourth with $72 billion. (Image: Reuters)

4: LVMH Chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault is fourth with $72 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 5: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is fifth with $71 billion. (Image: Reuters)

5: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is fifth with $71 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 6: Inditex founder Amancio Ortega, owner of the Zara clothing chain, is sixth with $70 billion. (Image: Reuters)

6: Inditex founder Amancio Ortega, owner of the Zara clothing chain, is sixth with $70 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 7: Mexican telecommunication tycoon Carlos Slim is seventh with $67.1 billion. (Image: Reuters)

7: Mexican telecommunication tycoon Carlos Slim is seventh with $67.1 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 8 + 9: David Koch (pictured) and brother Charles of Koch Industries are worth $60 billion. (Image: Reuters)

8 + 9: David Koch (pictured) and brother Charles of Koch Industries are worth $60 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 10: Oracle chief Larry Ellison is tenth with $58.5 billion. (Image: Reuters)

10: Oracle chief Larry Ellison is tenth with $58.5 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 11: Michael Bloomberg is worth $50 billion. (Image: Reuters)

11: Michael Bloomberg is worth $50 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 12: Google co-founder Larry Page is worth $48.8 billion. (Image: Reuters)

12: Google co-founder Larry Page is worth $48.8 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 13: Google co-founder Sergey Brin is worth $47.5 billion. (Image: Reuters)

13: Google co-founder Sergey Brin is worth $47.5 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 14 + 15: Jim and Rob Walton (R) of Walmart have an estimated net worth of $46.4 and $46.2 billion respectively. (Image: Reuters)

14 + 15: Jim and Rob Walton (R) of Walmart have an estimated net worth of $46.4 and $46.2 billion respectively. (Image: Reuters)

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 16: Alice Walton is worth $46 billion. (Image: Reuters)

16: Alice Walton is worth $46 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 17: Tencent founder and CEO Pony Ma Huateng is worth $45.3 billion. (Image: Reuters)

17: Tencent founder and CEO Pony Ma Huateng is worth $45.3 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 18: Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers, who inherited the L'Oreal fortune following her mother's death, is worth $42.2 billion. (Image: Reuters)

18: Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers, who inherited the L'Oreal fortune following her mother's death, is worth $42.2 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 19: Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani is worth $40.1 billion. (Image: Reuters)

19: Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani is worth $40.1 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 20: Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma is worth $39 billion. (Image: Reuters)

20: Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma is worth $39 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 21: Sheldon Adelson, Chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands, is worth $38.5 billion. (Image: Reuters)

21: Sheldon Adelson, Chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands, is worth $38.5 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 22: Steve Ballmer is worth $38.4 billion. (Image: Reuters)

22: Steve Ballmer is worth $38.4 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 23: Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is worth $34.9 billion. (Image: Reuters)

23: Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is worth $34.9 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 24 (tied): China Evergrande Group Chairman Hui Ka Yan is worth $30.3 billion. (Image: Reuters)

24 (tied): China Evergrande Group Chairman Hui Ka Yan is worth $30.3 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 24 (tied): Real estate tycoon Lee Shau-kee is also worth $30.3 billion. (Image: Reuters)

24 (tied): Real estate tycoon Lee Shau-kee is also worth $30.3 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 26: Chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Wang Jianlin is worth $30 billion. (Image: Reuters)

26: Chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Wang Jianlin is worth $30 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 27: Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr., who inherited Germany's Aldi supermarket fortune, are worth $29.8 billion. (Image: Reuters)

27: Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr., who inherited Germany's Aldi supermarket fortune, are worth $29.8 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 28: Nike co-founder Phil Knight is worth $29.6 billion. (Image: Reuters)

28: Nike co-founder Phil Knight is worth $29.6 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 29: 3G Capital co-founder Jorge Paulo Lemann is worth $27.4 billion. (Image: Reuters)

29: 3G Capital co-founder Jorge Paulo Lemann is worth $27.4 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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 30: Francois Pinault is worth $27 billion. (Image: Reuters)

30: Francois Pinault is worth $27 billion. (Image: Reuters)

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