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Jeff Bezos tops Forbes' annual billionaires list

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Jeff Bezos at the Vanity Fair Oscars party. Photo: J. Merritt / Getty Images

A record 2,208 billionaires made Forbes’ 32nd annual ranking of the world’s richest with centi-billionaire Jeff Bezos seizing the top spot for the first time.

President Trump's fortune stands at $3.1 billion, down $400 million from last year. He dropped to #766 from #544 last year, thanks to falling "values of Midtown Manhattan real estate and declining revenues at several Trump golf properties."

  1. Jeff Bezos: $112 billion ... Up from 2017 ... U.S.
  2. Bill Gates: $90 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  3. Warren Buffett: $84 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  4. Bernard Arnault family: $72 billion ... Up ... France
  5. Mark Zuckerberg: $71 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  6. Amancio Ortega (Zara): $70 billion ... Down ... Spain
  7. Carlos Slim Helu family: $67.1 billion ... Up ... Mexico
  8. Charles Koch: $60 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  9. David Koch: $60 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  10. Larry Ellison: $58.5 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  11. Michael Bloomberg: $50 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  12. Larry Page: $48.8 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  13. Sergey Brin: $47.5 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  14. Jim Walton: $46.4 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  15. S. Robson Walton: $46.2 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  16. Alice Walton: $46 billion ... Up ... U.S.
  17. Ma Huateng: $45.3 billion ... Up ... China
  18. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers family (L'Oréal): $42.2 billion ... New ... France
  19. Mukesh Ambani: $40.1 billion .... Up ... India
  20. Jack Ma: $39 billion ... Up ... China

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