Mar 6, 2019

Forbes' 2019 billionaires are worth a combined $8.7 trillion

Forbes lists 2,153 billionaires — worth a combined $8.7 trillion — on its 33rd annual World's Billionaires list, down from 2,208 ($9.1 trillion) in 2018, notching only the second decrease in the past decade.

By the numbers: 252 women were on this year’s billionaires list, down from 256 in 2018. Kylie Jenner, 21, made the list for the first time: "Jenner is the youngest billionaire in the world ... Jenner owns 100% of Kylie Cosmetics, the three-year-old beauty business that did an estimated $360 million in sales last year."

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