World's richest: Top 7 wealthiest people in the world in 2020

World's richest: Top 7 wealthiest people in the world in 2020

Jeff Bezos of Amazon is still the richest man in the world, according to 2020 Forbes Billionaire. He is followed by Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft. The youngest on the top seven richest is Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook.

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Forbes has finally released its list of 2020's richest people and Jeff Bezos topped it as the wealthiest man with a nett worth of $113 billion.

Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder, made the second cut with $98 billion. Bernard Arnault and family in France made number three with $76 billion.

Warren Buffet and Larry Ellison are number four and five on the list respectively.

Full list top seven richest people in the world below:

1. Jeff Bezos ($113bn)

Age: 56 years

Country: US

Source of wealth: Amazon

2. Bill Gates ($98bn)

Age: 64 years old

Country: US

Source of wealth: Microsoft

3. Bernard Arnault and family ($76bn)

Age: 71 years old

Country: France

Source of wealth: LVMH

4. Warren Buffet ($67.5bn)

Age: 89 years old

Country: US

Source of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway

5. Larry Ellison ($59bn)

Age: 75 years old

Country: US

Source of wealth: Software

A collage of Jeff, Bill Gates, Dangote, Amancio. Photo source: Biography

A collage of Jeff, Bill Gates, Dangote, Amancio. Photo source: Biography
Source: UGC

6. Amancio Ortega ($55.1bn)

Age: 84 years old

Country: Spain

Source of wealth: Zara

7. Mark Zuckerberg ($54.7bn)

Age: 34 years old

Country: US

Source of wealth: Facebook

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that out of the 607 billionaires in America, only five are black people. This somewhat shows that it is especially difficult becoming a wealthy person if you are one of the minorities.

It was gathered that the median white family was richer than its black mate in 2016 by $152 000. Despite the fact the white family was able to increase their wealth by over $50 000, that of the black was stagnant.

In other news, a list of top 5 Africa’s richest kings emerged published by Forbes magazine in 2014 recently resurfaced.

The information regarding the king and their wealth was edited on Wikipedia website on Thursday, 28 May. King Mohammed VI of Morocco led the other four kings on the list with $2 billion.

Nigerian King Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, the Olugbo of the Ugbo Kingdom, is second as he commands $300 million.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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