Despite the costly divorce, Jeff Bezos the richest man in the world is confirmed. But in the exclusive club of "Scrooge"With more than 100 billion dollars there is a historic" revolution ": for the first time in seven years, Bill Gates He loses second place in returning to the lowest step of the podium. Overcoming it is the "king of luxury", Bernard Arnault. To mark the historic breakthrough is the Bloomberg billionaire index.
Bezos the king of "Scrooges" – Bezos is the undisputed leader of the "Scrooge" worldwide with $ 125,000 million thanks to Amazon and the revolution in purchases that it has managed to unleash. The number one e-commerce company manages to keep ranking among the rankings, despite the costly divorce that ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, the fourth richest woman in the world.
Arnault Rise – Arnault with 107,600 million earns the silver medal: his fortune is equal to 3% of French GDP. The rise in global billionaires is linked to its luxury group Lvmh, which includes some of the most prestigious brands in the world, from fashion to wine that goes through jewelery. Arnault and his family are among the great French names that have pledged to facilitate the reconstruction of the Notre Dame cathedral with a $ 650 million check. Art Lover Arnault has an extensive contemporary collection that includes pieces by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Damien Hirst, Maurizio Cattelan, Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso.
The "decline" of Bill Gates and the top ten – The rise of the king of luxury relegates Gates, the founder of Microsoft, to third place. Gates would continue to be the richest man in the world if he did not give 35,000 million dollars to the benefits of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The top ten of the world champions "Scrooge" appear in the fourth position Warren Buffett, followed by Mark Zuckerberg and Amancio Ortega, Zara's pattern. Google's Larry Page is seventh, while Carlos Slim's telecommunications tycoon is ninth.
The Ferrero family dominates Italy – The Ferrero family is the first Italian in the ranking in place 34 with a fortune of 25,500 million dollars. A wealth, that of the Nutella family, which exceeds 23,500 million Elon Musk, the visionary at the head of Tesla and SpaceX, who is in the 39th position. In place 43, Leonardo del Vecchio, with 21.7 billion.