Forbes lists 2,755 billionaires in its annual list of the world’s billionaires. As per the list published by Forbes on Tuesday, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos again topped Forbes’ list of billionaires for the fourth time in a row.
The Corona Virus epidemic devastated the world’s economy and people’s lives however, the number of billionaires in the world increased in the year 2020, according to a Forbes report.
The 2,755 people on Forbes’ list of billionaires this year have a combined net worth of 13.1 trillion. There was an increase in the net worth as it was 8 trillion only last year.
Forbes chief content editor Randell Lane told that many rich people become richer.
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CEO of Tesla company, Elon Musk become the second richest person on the Forbes list. He was ranked 31st on last year’s list. Bernard Arnold, CEO of luxury goods company LVMH is in the third position. Bill Gates, the CEO of Microsoft is in fourth place while Mark Zukerberg, CEO of popular social media Facebook is in the fifth position.
Billionaire Warren Buffet has dropped out of the five billionaires list for the first time. For the first time in two decades, Buffet has dropped out of the five of Forbes’ annual list of billionaires.
493 new billionaires have been added to the list of billionaires. Whitney Wolfe Heard, the CEO of dating app Bumble is one among them.