This list is updated regularly.

Last update 7.06.2018

  1. Jeff Bezos – $139 billion ; Amazon ; Age 54 ; United States
  2. Bill Gates – $93.3 billion ; Microsoft ; Age 62 ; United States
  3. Bernard Arnault – $86.1 billion ; LVMH ; Age 69 ; France
  4. Warren Buffett – $83.5 billion ; Berkshire Hathaway ; Age 87 ; United States
  5. Amancio Ortega – $72.2 billion ; Zara ; Age 82 ; Spain
  6. Mark Zuckerberg – $71.8 billion ; Facebook ; Age 34 ; United States
  7. Carlos Slim Helu – $58.6 billion ; Telecoms ; Age 78 ; Mexico
  8. Larry Ellison – $58.4 billion ; software ; Age 73 ; United States
  9. Larry Page – $52.3 billion ; Google ; Age 45 ; United States
  10. Charles Koch – $51.9 billion ; Koch Industries ; Age 82 ; United States
  11. (joint 10) David Koch – $51.9 billion ; Koch Industries ; Age 78 ; United States
  12. Michael Bloomberg – $51.8 billion – Bloomberg LP ; Age 76 ; United States
  13. Sergey Brin – $50.8 billion ; Google ; Age 44 ; United States
  14. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers – $47.6 billion ; Loreal ; Age 64 ; France
  15. Ma Huateng – $47.4 billion ; internet media ; Age 46 ; China
  16. Sheldon Adelson – $42.6 billion ; casinos ; Age 84 ; United States
  17. Jack Ma – $42.6 billion ; e-commerce ; Age 59 ; China
  18. Mukesh Ambani – $41.5 billion ; petrochemicals, oil and gas ; Age 61 ; India
  19. Jim Walton – $41 billion ; Walmart ; Age 70 ; United States
  20. S. Robson Walton – $40.7 billion ; Walmart ; Age 73 ; United States
  21. Alice Walton – $40.7 billion ; Walmart ; Age 68 ; United States
  22. Steve Ballmer – $39.9 billion ; Microsoft ; Age 62 ; United States
  23. Li Ka-shing – $34.4 billion ; diverse income ; Age 89 ; Hong Kong
  24. Hui Ka Yan – $34.1 billion ; real estate ; Age 59 ; China
  25. Phil Knight – $33.1 billion ; Nike ; Age 80 ; United States
  26. Francois Pinault – $32.9 billion ; luxury goods ; Age 81 ; France
  27. Lee Shau Kee – $30.8 billion ; real estate ; Age 90 ; Hong Kong
  28. Wang Jianlin – $29.8 billion ; real estate ; Age 63 ; China
  29. Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr – $28.7 billion ; supermarkets ; Ages 66 ; Germany
  30. Yang Huiyan – $28.3 billion ; real estate ; age 36 ; China
  31. David Thomson – $25.5 billion ; media ; Age 60 ; Canada
  32. Diestrich Mateschitz – $25.4 billion ; Red Bull ; Age 74 ; Austria
  33. Jorge Paulo Lemann – $24.8 billion ;  beer ; Age 78 ; Brazil
  34. Georg Schaeffler – $24.6 billion ; auto parts ; Age 53 ; Germany
  35. Susanne Klatten – $24.2 billion ; BMW and pharmaceuticals ; Age 56 ; Germany
  36. Michael Dell – $24.1 billion ; Dell Computers ; Age 53 ; United States
  37. Jacqueline Mars – $23.4 billion ; confectionary and pet food ; Age 78 ; United States
  38. John Mars – $23.4 billion ; confectionary and pet food ; United States
  39. Thomas Peterffy – $22.9 billion ; discounters ; Age 73 ; United States
  40. Tadashi Yanai – $22.6 billion ; fashion retail ; Age 69 ; Japan
  41. Leonardo del Vecchio – $22.4 billion ; spectacles ; Age 83 ; Italy
  42. Giovanni Ferrero – $21.4 billion ; confectionary (Nutella) ; Age 53 ; Italy
  43. Masayoshi Son – $21.2 billion ; internet and telecoms ; Age 60 ; Japan
  44. Stefan Quandt – £21.2 billion ; BMW ; Age 52 ; Germany
  45. Vladimir Lisin – $21.1 billion ; steel and transport ; Age 62 ; Russia
  46. Len Blavatnik – $21 billion ; diversified income ; Age 61 ; United States
  47. Lui Che Woo – $20.7 billion ; casinos ; Age 89 ; Hong Kong
  48. He Xiangjian – $20.6 billion ; home appliances ; Age 75 ; China
  49. Elon Musk – $20.2 billion ; Tesla motors ; Age 46 ; United States
  50. Lee Kun-Hee – $20.1 billion ; Samsung ; Age 76 ; South Korea

 

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