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MEET THE WORLD RICHEST PEOPLE

 1. Jeff Bezos

 Wealth: $109billion

Gains in 2018: $10.11billion

The CEO and founder of Amazon.com na im be the richest man for the world person with  net worth of $105billion.

The 53-year-old don add $34.2 billion to im wealth for 2017 the year better for the tech and retail giant, e finish am well.

The company wey dey for Seattle don grow from e online retail roots to cloud computing, streaming video, artificial intelligence and more.

Amazon share now don dey go up as dem don buy grocery chain Whole Foods. The company don still expand their line-up of device as dey enter inside digital assistant Alexa.

2. Bill Gate

Wealth: $92billion

Gains in 2018: $190million

The 61-year-old Microsoft founder don dey for the top spot for Bloomberg rich list for four years until Bezos overtake am. 

remain board member of Microsoft, the software firm wey e found with Paul Allen since 1975.

With im wife Melinda, na she be the oga for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world largest private charitable foundation.

Most of im wealth now dey come from other source outside Microsoft, na only 2.5 percent stake e get for the world biggest software company – worth around $11 billion.

Instead, Gates dey make most of im money from im personal investment company Cascade Investment LLC, wey e fund by imself. The company own stake for Canadian National Railway, Berkshire Hathaway, Deere & Co, Liberty Global, Waste Management, green energy technology firm Ecolab, and more.

3. Warren Buffett 

Wealth: $90.1billion

Gains in 2018: $4.84billion

Buffett na im be the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. The 87-year-old billionaire don be the chairman and largest shareholder for the company since 1970.

E transform Berkshire since 1965 from textile company wey be dey fail to conglomerate with more than 90 businesses for the sector as insurance, railroads, energy and retail, and over $100billion of stocks. 

 

4. Amancio Ortega

 Wealth: $75.3billion

Gains in 2018: $600million

The Spanish business tycoon na im be the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group. The group people know am as Zara fashion stores.

Im group na im be the papa of Pull & Bear and Massimo Dutti company.

E get more than 2,200 Zara stores for 93 countries with the chain value of $11.3 billion.

5. Mark Zuckerberg

Wealth: $74billion

Gains in 2018: $1.2billion

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg add $22.6 billion to im fortune for 2017, e make im net worth to $72.6 billion.

Zuckerberg start to work for social networking site for January 2004 when e dey study for Harvard. E comot from Ivy League school so that e go focus on the website. 

E carry Facebook go public on May 2012 and e get about 17 percent of stock. 

Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan don talk say dem go give 99 percent of their stock of their lifetime to people.  

6. Bernard Arnault

Wealth: $67.6billion

Gains in 2018: $-522million

Bernard Arnault na be France richest billionaire and the head of luxury goods group LVMH.

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton is the world's largest maker of luxury goods.

According to Bloomberg, e control about half of LVMH, wey get revenue of $41.6 billion for 2016, and sell product like Louis Vuitton leather goods, TAG Heuer watches and Dom Perignon champagne. 

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