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Forbes Billionaires 2018: Meet The Richest People On The Planet

The combined wealth of the world's billionaires stands at $9.1 trillion, up 18% from previous year, while the average net worth is also a record $4.1 billion.

Forbes magazine has named Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and chief executive, as the world's richest man with $112 billion fortune.

He easily moved ahead of Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, who ceded the top spot for only the sixth time since 1995.

The top ten includes Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, investor Warren Buffett, conservative funders David and Charles Koch and Microsoft's Bill Gates came in second place, dropping from first past year. France's Bernard Arnault of luxury goods group LVMH is the richest person from outside of the USA with a $72bn fortune. Last year, Pritzker ranked No. 3 in IL, with $3.4 billion.

He is listed as the 766th richest person in the world.

Here is a list of the richest Indians on the Forbes list with assets over $8 billion.

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg rounds out the top-5 list, with a net worth of $71 billion. Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris with a net worth of $6.6 billion is the world's richest Arab, as Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal was excluded from the list. Altogether they are worth a record $9.1 trillion, up 18% from a year ago. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Bezos' net worth has climbed $15 billion since Forbes performed its calculations.

Bilanz ranks the Reimann family, with its holdings in consumer health group Reckitt Benckiser and Wella hair products, second at 30 billion euros.

According to Forbes, Asia Pacific has the most billionaires at 827, followed by the United States at 585 and Europe at 559.

At age 94, Kuok is the oldest person in the Top 100 of the billionaires' list. While their fortunes may only represent less than 1% of all billionaires, this staggering figure is makes up 13% of the combined riches of these affluent few.

The US president was estimated to have lost $400m (£287m) from his personal fortune, to $3.1 billion (£2.33bn).

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