Billionaires List 2018 – Meet The Richest People On The Earth

Like any other artistry work, making fortune is also an art. Truth to be told, it is one of the most complex and strenuous art which sometimes takes an entire life to learn. All thanks to the liberal policies and social media platforms, more and more individuals are stepping into the much coveted billion-dollar club. Recently, Forbes released its list of 2018 Billionaires and it encompasses record and whopping 2,208 billionaires from the 72 countries with the combined net worth of massive 9.1 trillion. America is topping the list with enormous 585 billionaires which are followed by China 373.

Let’s go through the list of 2018 top billionaires with most net worth –

1 Jeff Bezos

The head of the Amazon, Jeff Bezos acknowledged by many as one of the finest leaders of the 21st century is topping the chart with the whopping net worth of $98.4 billion. The journey of starting the Amazon from a garage to making it a 100 billion dollar company sounds like not less than a fairy tale.

  • Age – 53
  • Net Worth – $98.4 Billion
  • Industry – Technology
  • Wealth Source – Amazon

Billionaires List 2018 - Meet Richest People Earth

  1. Bill Gates -Bill gates name needs no introduction. The founder of Microsoft has been consistently on the list of the world richest person from the last couple of years and many times topped the chart too. In the much-coveted list of 2018 richest people, he secured the exalt the second position with the humongous net worth of $89.4 billion. He is still on the company’s board but no longer takes part in the day to day dealings.
  • Age – 62
  • Net Worth – $89.4 billion
  • Industry – Technology
  • Wealth Source – Microsoft

Billionaires List 2018 - Meet Richest People Earth

  1. Warren Buffet – He is a person who single-handedly changed the dynamics of the investment. For many young investors and entrepreneurs, Warren Buffet is no less than a god. The owner of Berkshire Hathaway secured the third position in the 2018 richest person list.
  • Age –  87
  • Net Worth – $81.7 billion
  • Industry – Diversified
  • Wealth Source – Berkshire Hathaway

Billionaires List 2018 - Meet Richest People Earth

  1. Amancio Ortega – Amancio Ortega is the owner of Fashion giant Inditex which owns the widely popular brands like Zara, Oysho etc. He is renowned for re-structuring the Zara business model and making it an elite global brand.
  • Age – 81
  • Net Worth – $75.9 Billion
  • Industry – Retail
  • Wealth Source – Inditex

Billionaires List 2018 - Meet Richest People Earth

  1. Mark Zuckerberg – The founding father of Facebook flabbergasted everyone by grabbing the fifth position in the list. His journey of from a college drop out to become the owner biggest social media platform still inspires the million.
  • Age – 33
  • Net Worth – $72.3 Billion
  • Industry – Technology
  • Wealth Source – Facebook

Billionaires List 2018 - Meet Richest People Earth

Moreover, Mexico business tycoon Carlos Slim, Bernard Arnault, Larry Ellison, Larry Page and Ingvar Kamprad secured the respective sixth to the tenth position in the 2018 richest person list.

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