Gina Rinehart holds firm on Forbes rich list with $US17.4bn

07 March, 2018, 11:47 | Author: Irene Delgado
  • Donald Trump has dropped down the rankings of the world's richest people

U.S. President Donald Trump's net worth took a $400-million hit during his first year in the White House, according to Forbes magazine billionaires' list.

Forbes estimates that Mr Bezos, 54, who founded the online retail giant in 1994, is worth $112bn, up $39bn in last year - the biggest one-year gain ever.

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet and the first centi-billionaire in our annual ranking.

Microsoft (MSFT) Co-Founder Bill Gates was bumped from the top spot to the second richest billionaire, with a net worth of $90 billion.

The richest person in Europe and fourth on the list is the boss of luxury goods firm LVMH, Bernard Arnault, who has a fortune of $US72bn.

According to the Forbes 2018 Billionaires List, Kuok's fortune past year was rated at US$14.5 billion (RM56.5 billion), although he is now worth US$15.4 billion at present market value.

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Sixty-seven percent of the 2018 list are self-made billionaires and a record 255 women are included in this year's rankings.

Among the Indian women on the list, Savitri Jindal and family is the richest with a fortune of Dollars 8.8 billion.

Trump Tower fell in value by an estimated A$52m ($55m) a year ago as the rise of e-commerce ate into the worth of properties in previously lucrative shopping areas.

Carnival's Arison rose to No. 3 from the 4th spot in Florida, with $9.7 billion, which ranked him 154th overall.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg comes in fifth, with an estimated fortune of $71bn. In aggregate, they may represent less than 1% of total billionaires but their riches amount to 13% of the total fortune of all billionaires worldwide.

That question is easy enough to answer thanks to Forbes' list of the richest people in the world for 2018. A record 72 of the women made their own fortunes. Altogether the US has more billionaires than any country in the world with 585, while greater China (mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) has 476.



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