Eleven men have a net worth of over $100 billion according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Ranking, which ranks the 500 richest people in the world. Of the 11 billionaires in the ranking, nine are from the United States, one from France and one from India. Together, the fortune reaches US$1.483 trillion.
The list is led by North American businessman Elon Musk with US$222, according to data updated this Friday (8). Musk is the founder of electric vehicle maker Tesla and rocket maker SpaceX.
North American Jeff Bezos (Amazon founder) and Frenchman Bernd Arnault (President of Louis Vuitton Mot Hennessy) appear in second and third place with US$191 billion and US$156 billion respectively.
founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, who has been losing spot earlier this week in the week after his social network went offline globally, came in sixth place with $123 billion.
In fourth and fifth place are ahead of Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, with $128 billion and Larry Page, with $125 billion, respectively.
Check out the list of entrepreneurs worth over US$100 billion:
- Elon Musk (USA): $222 billion
- Jeff Bezos (USA): US$ 191 billion
- Bernard Arnault (France): $156 billion
- Bill Gates (USA): $128 billion
- Larry Page (USA): $125 billion
- Mark Zuckerberg (USA): $123 billion
- Sergey Brin (USA): $120B
- Larry Ellison (USA): $108 billion
- Steve Ballmer (USA): $106 billion
- Warren Buffett (USA): $103 billion
- Mukesh Ambani (India): US$ 101 billion
500. out of 5 brazilian
Five people from Brazil are included in the list of 500 billionaires. was in the best condition Jorge Paulo Lemon, in 88th place. Judging by the quote of the US currency this Friday (8), his fortune was pegged at US$20.5 billion or US$113.1 billion.
Lemon shares control of the world’s largest brewery, Anheuser-Busch InBev, with his billionaire partners Marcel Telles and Carlos Sicupira, who are among five Brazilians on the list.
I look at the position of Brazilians and their luck in the rankings:
- 88th Jorge Paulo Lemon: US$20.5 billion
- 114 Eduardo Saverin: $17.9 billion
- 161st. George Moll and family: $13.4 billion
- 248th Marseille Tales: US$9.65 billion
- 311th Carlos Sicupira: US$8.34 billion