The fortune of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is estimated at $177 billion, which is far ahead of the rest. Forbes’s annual list of billionaires includes a record 2755 people, led by the founder of Amazon, who for the fourth year in a row is officially the richest man in the world.
People who individually have more than a billion dollars together have 13 trillion dollars, which means that they earned 5 trillion during the pandemic, compared to 8 trillion dollars last year.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk climbed from 31st to second place and his fortune is estimated at $155 billion.
More than half of the world’s wealth is in the hands of the top 20 billionaires on the Forbes list
Bernard Arnault CEO of LVMH, Founder of Microsoft – Bill Gates and the owner of Facebook – Mark Zuckerberg is also among the top five richest people in the world.