Forbes Billionaires List 2016 Released and Bill Gates Again Kept World’s Richest Person Title [ Current News (Concise) ]

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Bill Gates Microsoft Co-founder has remains the world’s richest person the title for the 17th time in the Forbes’ 30th annual ranking of the world’s billionaires list (2016 edition) with net worth of $75 billion. Founder of Clothing retail giant Zara Amancio Ortega (Italy) is at second position with net worth of $67 billion.

In the Forbes’ 30th annual ranking of the world’s billionaires list Total number of billionaires in the world: total 1, 810 billionaires are numbered including 190 women with their aggregate net worth of $6.48 trillion.

Billionaires country wise:

  • US leads the list with 540 billionaires
  • China at second position with 251
  • Germany at third position with 120
  • India at forth with 84

Top 5 billionaires:

  • Bill Gates with $75 billion,
  • Mr. Amancio Ortega with $67 billion,
  • Mr. Warren Buffett with $60.8 billion,
  • Mr. Carlos Slim Helu with $50 billion
  • Jeff Bezos with $45.2 billion.

From Internet field:

  • Jeff Bezos founder of Amazon. com at 5th position.
  • Mark Zuckerberg founder of Facebook at 6th position,
  • Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin ranked 12th and 13th respectively.
  • 19 year old Norwegain Alexandra Andresen World’s youngest billionaire was ranked 1, 476th with fortune of $1.2 billion.

billionaires from India:

Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani is placed at 38th position with net fortune of $20.6 billion.

Dilip Shanghvi at 44th

Azim Premji at 55th

5 Indian women billionaires in the list:

  • Savitri Jindal at 453rd rank
  • Indu Jain at 549th
  • Smita Crishna Godrej at 810th
  • Leena Tiwari at 1067th
  • Vinod Gupta at 1577th

About Forbes’s list of billionaires:

  • The Forbes list of billionaires is an annual ranking of the world’s richest people.
  • The American business magazine Forbes is accumulated and issues it annually.
  • The list only represents single day evaluation of each person because of daily variations among exchange rates and stock valuations.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 4, 2016