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Forbes 2019: Top 20 Global Billionaires List Released, No African

The famous American magazine Forbes revealed the Top 20 ranking of global billionaires. In a ranking dominated by the Americans, no African is there. Thus, America pulls 14 places, France 2, Mexico 1, China 1 and India 1.

Not surprisingly, Jeff Bezos, the boss of Amazon retains the first place by raising nearly 20 billion additional dollars for a fortune estimated at 131 billion dollars.

Then comes Bill Gates whose current fortune is estimated at $ 95 billion (+ $ 5 billion compared to 2018).

And in third place is Warren Buffet who, on the other hand, recorded a slight fall compared to last year. The financier lost 1.5 billion dollars for a fortune estimated at 82.5 billion dollars.

Find the Top 20 Forbes Global Billionaires ranking below.

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Ranking Firstname name Fortune in dollars Nationality
# 1 Jeff Bezos $ 131 billion American
# 2 Bill Gates $ 96.5 billion American
# 3 Warren Buffett $ 82.5 billion American
# 4 Bernard Arnault (and his family) $ 76 billion French
# 5 Carlos Slim Helú (and his family) $ 64 billion Mexican
# 6 Amancio Ortega $ 62.7 billion Spanish
# 7 Larry Ellisson  $ 62.5 billion American
# 8 Mark Zuckerberg $ 62.3 billion American
# 9 Michael Bloomberg $ 55.5 billion American
# 10 Larry Page $ 50.8 billion American
# 11 Charles Koch $ 50.5 billion American
# 11 David Koch $ 50.5 billion American
# 13 Mukesh Ambani $ 50 billion Indian
# 14 Sergey Brin $ 49.8 billion American
# 15 Françoise Bettencourt Meyers (and her family) $ 49.3 billion French
# 16 Jim Walton $ 44.6 billion American
# 17 Alice Walton $ 44.4 billion American
# 18 S. Robson Walton $ 44.3 billion American
# 19 Steve Ballmer $ 41.2 billion American
# 20 Ma Huateng $ 38.8 billion Chinese
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