According to the most authoritative agency Bloomberg, the head of LVMH Bernard Arnault has overtaken Warren Buffett in the ranking of the richest people and took the third place. Just as a reminder, LVMH is a luxury goods corporation.
Bernard Arnault has increased his fortune due to the securities growth of LVMH and Christian Dior. At the beginning of this year, it was $ 14.5 billion. Now this figure has reached $ 83.1 billion. Mr.Buffett’s fortune is estimated at $ 83 billion. Over the year, it has decreased by $ 1 billion.
Jeff Bezos, the head of Amazon, is still the richest man on the planet. His fortune is equal to 140.1 billion dollars. Over this year, his wealth has increased by $ 15.2 billion. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, owns 98.3 billion US dollars. In 2019, he has earned about $ 8 billion.
Following Mr. Buffett, the head of Inditex Amancio Ortega (67.9 billion USD) is on the 5th place in the ranking. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ($ 67.3 billion) is number 6 in the rating. Mr. Zuckerberg has earned $ 15.3 billion this year. This is the biggest increase among other participants in the rating.
According to the Bloomberg agency, Vladimir Potanin ($ 21 billion) is the richest Russian resident. He has taken the 35th place in the world list. Two other Russian billionaires are on the 43d and 44th places. These are Leonid Mikhelson ($ 20 billion) and Vladimir Lisin ($ 19.9 billion).
Previously, Forbes presented its version of the ranking of the richest people in the world. The first five in it looks like this: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Bernard Arnault and Carlos Slim.
According to Forbes, CEO of Novatek Leonid Michelson is the richest Russian billionaire ($ 24 billion). In the world ranking he occupies the 32d position.
The material was prepared with the participation of Katya Gordon,
a leading analyst of the brokerage company CT Trade