Monday, 18 November 2019 | 23:01 WIB

Jeff Bezos Remains World‘s Richest Entrepreneur in 2019

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (intheblack)

JAKARTA NETRALNEWS.COM - Nothing has changed from the ranks of the top 10 richest people in the world. The top of the rank is still occupied by Amazon's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

From his notes, Jeff Bezos experienced a significant increase in the amount of wealth. Last year, his wealth jumped after Amazon shares jumped up to 59% during 2018. Similar things continued this year.

The total amount of wealth is US $ 131 billion, equivalent to IDR1,834 trillion (Exchange Rate: IDR14,000 per US dollar).

In addition, the wealth of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dropped sharply, and shifted his position from position 5 in 2018 to position 8 in 2019 with total current wealth of US $62.3 billion, equivalent to IDR872.2 trillion.

As reported from Forbes magazine, here is a list of the top 10 richest people in the world.

1. Jeff Bezos (Amazon)
US $ 131 billion (Rp. 1,830 trillion)

2. Bill Gates (Microsoft)
US $ 96.5 billion (IDR1,350 trillion)

3. Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway)
US $ 82.5 billion (IDR1,150 trillion)

4. Bernard Arnault (LVMH)
US $ 76 billion (IDR1.060 trillion)

5. Carlos Slim Helu (telecom)
US $ 64 billion (IDR896 trillion)

6. Amancio Ortega (Zara)
US $ 62.7 billion (IDR877.80 trillion)

7. Larry Ellison (Oracle)
US $ 62.5 billion (IDR875 trillion)

8. Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)
US $ 62.3 billion (IDR872.20 trillion)

9. Michael Bloomberg (Bloomberg)
US $ 55.5 billion (IDR777 trillion)

10. Larry Page (Alphabet)
US $ 50.8 billion (IDR711.20 trillion)