Bezos Unseats Gates On Forbes Rich List As Trump Slumps Over 200 places.


As Trump slumps down Forbes annual list of billionaires, Bezos rises to the top. Trump’s net worth fell by $400 million last year, causing him to plummet 222 places on Forbes' annual list of the world’s billionaires. In same time, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tops the list for the first time, making him officially the richest person on the planet. Bezos’ fortune somersaulted by $39.2 billion in 2017 to hit $112 billion, the annual list’s biggest gain ever. Rounding out the top three are Microsoft’s Bill Gates with $90 billion, and investor Warren Buffett with $84 billion

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This list is missing a significant player - Vladimir Putin:)

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Smoke and mirrors. House of cards.

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TOP 10:

1 Jeff Bezos $112bn 
2 Bill Gates $90bn
3 Warren Buffett $84bn
4 Bernard Arnault $72bn
5 Mark Zuckerberg $71bn
6 Amancio Ortega $70bn
7 Carlos Slim Helu $67.1bn
8 Koch brothers $60bn each
10 Larry Ellison $58.5bn

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How many billionaires is Forbes missing in this list? Lots of billionaires don't want to be on this list and structure their holdings to stay off it. Where are Chinese billionaires in the Top 10?

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Number 7: Carlos 'Slim' Helu?  I'm intrigued

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1 minute ago, Petar said:

Number 7: Carlos 'Slim' Helu?  I'm intrigued

Mexico,  he's the AT&T of Mexico and owns part of the NY Times

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Bezos is an exceptional leader and anyone hating on someone who worked hard and became a millionaire is a hater. Respect.

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