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Forbes, The American Business Magazine, annually compiles and publishes in March, The World's Billionaires, an annual ranking by documented net worth of the world's wealthiest billionaires. The first list was published in March 1987. The total net worth of each individual on the list is estimated and is cited in United States Dollars, based on their documented assets and accounting for debt. The article World's Richest People 2018 lists the top 20 wealthy persons on the planet in the year 2018.

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In 2018, a record of 2,208 people were on the list. The 2018 The World's Billionaires list included 259 newcomers mostly from China and the U.S. in The World's Billionaires 2018 list there were 63 people under 40 and a record number of 256 women. The average net worth of the list came in at US$4.1 billion, up US$350 million from 2017. Added together, the total net worth for 2018's billionaires was US$9.1 trillion, up from US$7.67 trillion in 2017. Until 2017, Microsoft founder Bill Gates had topped the list 18 of the past 24 years, while Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is ranked at the top for the first time and he became the first centibillionaire included in the ranking. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook is currently the only person in the top 10 billionaires list who is under the age of 50, and the only one in the top 20 billionaires list who is under the age of 40.
World's Richest People 2018 - Top 20
Name Net Worth Source Citizenship
Jeff Bezos $112 Billion Amazon USA
Bill Gates $90 Billion Microsoft USA
Warren Buffett $84 Billion Berkshire Hathaway USA
Bernard Arnault $72 Billion LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton France
Mark Zuckerberg $71 Billion Facebook USA
Amancio Ortega $70 Billion Zara Spain
Carlos Slim Helu & family $67.1 Billion América Móvil Mexico
Charles Koch $60 Billion Koch Industries USA
David Koch $60 Billion Koch Industries USA
Larry Ellison $58.5 Billion Oracle USA
Michael Bloomberg $50 Billion Bloomberg USA
Larry Page $48.8 Billion Alphabet USA
Sergey Brin $47.5 Billion Google USA
Jim Walton $46.4 Billion Wal-Mart USA
Rob Walton $46.2 Billion Wal-Mart Stores USA
Alice Walton $46 Billion Wal-Mart USA
Ma Huateng $45.3 Billion Tencent Holdings China
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family $42.2 Billion L'Oreal holdings France
Mukesh Ambani $40.1 Billion Reliance Industries India
Jack Ma $39 Billion Alibaba Group China
Name Net Worth City
Mukesh Ambani Rs.2.57 Trillion Mumbai
Dilip Shanghvi Rs.890 Billion Mumbai
Lakshmi Nivas Mittal Rs.882 Billion Rajasthan
Shiv Nadar Rs.851 Billion New Delhi
Azim Premji Rs.739 Billion Banglore
Cyrus S. Poonawala Rs.711 Billion Pune
Gautam Adani Rs.706 Billion Ahmedabad
Acharya Balkrishna Rs.700 Billion Haridwar
Uday Kotak Rs.627 Billion Mumbai
Sunil Mittal Rs.565 Billion New Delhi
Hinduja Brothers $18.40 Billion UK
Pallonji Mistry $16 Billion Irish
Godrej Family $14.20 Billion Mumbai
Kumar Birla $12.60 Billion Mumbai
Radhakishan Damani $9.30 Billion Mumbai
Bajaj Family $8 Billion Pune
Savitri Jindal $7.50 Billion Hisar
Vikram Lal $7.20 Billion New Delhi
Benu Gopal Bangur $6.60 Billion Kolkata
Burman Family $6.50 Billion Kolkata