The list of the richest people in the world can vary from year to year depending on net wealth and financial performance. However, the richest people on earth are not immune to "Covid-19".
The global stock market is collapsing with the outbreak of the pandemic. As markets fluctuate due to coronavirus, the net worth of each billionaire also fluctuates.
Forbes magazine recently published its annual list of billionaires in 2020, and the report shows that the number of billionaires has dropped significantly due to the epidemic.
Forbes magazine reported that there were 2095 billionaires on the list, when it was finished on the 18th of March. This was 58 fewer billionaires than last year and 226 less than at the beginning of the month.
The wealth of all 2.095 billionaires is about 8 8 trillion, which is 7 700 billion less than they were in 2019, according to Forbes magazine.
To see how each of the 2095 billionaires performs daily, Forbes has also created a real-time net wealth tracker. In its general report the site also found that the United States is the country with the largest number of billionaires; with 614 billionaires followed by China in second place, with 456 billionaires.
It also reports that 267 billionaires last year are no longer billionaires, and that 178 new people have reached billionaire status this year.
Here are the 10 richest people in the world, according to Forbes ' list of the richest in 2020»:
10. Rob Walton - United States
According to Forbes magazine, Rob Walton's fortune, 75, amounted to about 5 54.1 billion. Walton is the eldest son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, and served as the company's president from 1992 until 2015.
9. Alice Walton - United States
The fortune of 70-year-old Alice Walton amounted to دولار 54.4 billion. She is the only daughter of Sam Walton, who is also the richest woman on the Forbes 2020 list.
8. Jim Walton - United States
Jim Walton, 71, had a net worth of دولار 54.6 billion. According to Forbes magazine, Jim Walton donated وول 1.2 billion to Wal-Mart in June last year, but retained his fortune due to a 44 percent stake in Arvest Bank.
7. Mark Zuckerberg - United States
Mark Zuckerberg, 35, has a fortune of 54.7 billion dollars. Zuckerberg founded the social networking site Facebook in 2004.
6. Amancio Ortega - Spain
Amancio Ortega, 84, is the world's clothing retailer with a net worth of 5 55.1 billion, according to Forbes magazine. In 1975, he and his ex-wife Rosalia Mira founded the company Inditex, famous for the fashion chain Zara, Forbes reported.
5. Larry Ellison - United States
The fortune of Larry Ellison, 75, reached دولار 59 billion. In 1977, he founded Oracle, a software company, and today serves as chairman and chief technology officer, according to Forbes magazine.
4. Warren Buffett - United States
The fortune of Warren Buffett, 89, amounted to دولار 67.5 billion. Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time, according to Forbes. He also runs a company, Berkshire Hathaway, which owns more than 60 companies.
Previously, Buffett was the third richest person in the world before Bernard Arnault took his place this year.
3. Bernard Arnault and the family-France
The fortune of Bernard Arnault, 71, and his family amounted to دولار 76 billion. Arnault is the CEO of luxury goods group LVMH, which includes my relationship with Louis Vuitton and Sephora. Last year, the company bought Tiffany & Co for 1 16.2 billion, which could be the largest acquisition of a luxury brand, Forbes reported.
2. Bill Gates - United States
According to Forbes magazine, the fortune of Bill Gates, 64, amounted to دولار 98 billion. Forbes reports that Gates and his wife Melinda head the bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charity.
1. Jeff Bezos - United States
Jeff Bezos, 56 years old, is the richest man in the world, despite turning a quarter of its stake in Amazon to his ex-wife Mackenzie last summer, according to Forbes. His fortune amounted to 113 billion dollars. Bezos founded the e-commerce giant Amazon in 1994, and remains the company's CEO.