The richest women billionaires from every country in 2018

The richest women billionaires from every country in 2018

The richest women billionaires from every country in 2018

MUKESH AMBANI'S net worth has soared to United States dollars 40.1 Billion, making him the richest Indian for the 11th yr in a row, while Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, with a record fortune of $122 billion, toppled Bill Gates as the world's wealthiest person, says Forbes.

Zimbabwe's billionaire was Strive Masiyiwa, who had a net worth of $1.39bn.

All told, the world now holds more than 2,200 billionaires with a combined fortune of $9.1 trillion, up 18 percent from ago, according to Forbes' calculations.

In some cases siblings and couples are listed together if the ownership breakdown among them isn't clear, however they still must be worth on average a minimum of US$1 billion apiece to make the cut.

The U.S. has the most billionaires (585), followed by mainland China (373).

Bezos seized the top ranking for the first time and has the added the distinction of becoming the first person to break the $100 billion barrier since Forbes began compiling its list in 1987. He was ranked 1,477th globally, with a wealth of $1.6 billion.

The Forbes Billionaires list is a snapshot of wealth taken on February 9 this year. This the first year that two Chinese businessmen have broken into the Top 20 spots on the list, and the honour goes to Tencent Holdings' Chairman and CEO Pony Ma Huateng and Alibaba Group's Founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma.

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Eight Indian women have featured in this year's Forbes list of the world's richest people.

Mukesh Ambani from Reliance is still the still richest Indian, with a fortune of $40 billion. His fortunes rose by $39.2 billion over the past year, which Forbes said is the list's biggest one-year jump ever.

Many people of the Indian diaspora also figure on the Forbes list.

His rise knocks Microsoft founder Bill Gates, whose estimated wealth is US$90bn this year, up from $86bn, into second place.

92-year-old Samprada Singh, chairman emeritus of Alkem Laboratories is the oldest Indian billionaire on the list. Construction magnate Pallonji Mistry, who is listed as Irish, is ranked 66th with $17.8 billion.

Alice Walton is richest female in the world with a net worth over $52 billion.

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