Forbes said on Monday that the number of billionaires had jumped 13 per cent to 2,043 from 1,810 previous year. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist has been the richest person in the world 18 out of the past 23 years, Forbes reported. Bezos' net worth surged by $27.6 billion to $72.8 billion, lofting him to third place among the world's richest.
There are 277 women who made the list, up from 202 past year, and 56 of them are self-made billionaires.
With a net worth of $2.5 billion, Red Sox owner John Henry placed 814th on the Forbes list.
Trump slipped 220 spots on the list to 544 with an estimated $3.5 billion (roughly Rs. 22,889 crores), a decline of $1 billion from previous year.
The rich are getting richer, and if you don't believe us just check out Forbes.com's new list of the world's billionaires.
Forbes attributed Trump's drop to sluggishness in the midtown Manhattan real estate market which is responsible for a disproportionate amount of his wealth. China added 76 billionaires to the list.
With the continuous growth of DoubleDragon Properties, Edgar Sia became the youngest Filipino to be included in this year's list, landing at the 1940 place with a net worth of $1 billion.
Ten Indians have also made it to the list of Forbes' 500 richest people in the world.
2,043 billionaires (up from 1,810 in 2016) made the list, with an average net worth of $3.75 billion.
The number of U.S. billionaires on the list was 565, which Forbes attributed to the recent stock market surge since Mr Trump's November 2016 election. However, it's likely other billionaires might live in El Paso but are not as public as Foster, who is the founder and board chairman of Western Refining, a publicly traded El Paso oil refining company. Regionally, Asia-Pacific boasted the most billionaires, with 720 billionaires, followed by the United States with 565 and Europe with 530.
The BJP swept to power in the Uttar Pradesh assembly election, decimating the opposition and winning 312 of the 403 seats. The BJP-led government yesterday won the floor test in Manipur Assembly with a voice vote.
We welcome this step and believe there should be talks outside the court as well", Sambit Patra, BJP spokesperson told reporters. He was asked to mention the case again on March 31 when the court may pass some formal orders.
Meanwhile, Tesla is doing about 1 million miles per day thanks to the cumulative efforts of thousands of its vehicles on the road. We won't spoil the news, but we will say it is one of the biggest swings in Tesla's stock price we have seen in a long time.
Forbes said that much of the decline in Trump's net worth is due to softness in the midtown Manhattan real estate market. Following Sy in the list is JG Summit founder, John Gokongwei Jr. whose ranking went up to 250 from last year's 270.
Heller's spokesman Mac Abrams said Friday that the senator said he can't support the bill as the House GOP has crafted it. Most Americans approve of the job Donald Trump is doing as president, according to a new Morning Consult/Politico poll .
If Gorsuch is confirmed by the Senate, as expected, he would restore a narrow 5-4 conservative majority on the court. Hatch (UT), John Cornyn (TX), Ted Cruz (TX), Jeff Flake (AZ), Thom Tillis (NC), Lindsey Graham (SC), Michael S.
Being the first ever A series smartphone, the key focus of the Gionee A1 is its front - selfie - camera and long battery life. The Gionee A1 has been officially announced for the Indian markets today, however, the price of the phone is not unveiled.
The White House said Trump had "meetings and phone calls" at the club and wouldn't say whether he was golfing. Golf blog NoLayingUp.com later revealed Trump played 18 holes with four-time major champion Rory McIlroy .
We May Play As An Ancestor of Altair In Assassin's Creed
While images and other information point to Ancient Egypt, there has been a lot of confusion about the game's release date. According to some, the fact that the title is scheduled for the end of this year ensures its presence at E3 2017.
Duterte meets Myanmar's leaders in Nay Pyi Taw
Duterte has also been condemned for the several thousand deaths caused by the surge of extrajudicial killings in his war on drugs. Duterte sought and received the support of Myanmar's president and state counselor for the Philippines' chairmanship.