Alphabetical List of Billionaires

Below we offer an alphabetical list of the top 18 billionaires, along with recent estimates of their wealth and how they made their money:

  • Bernard Arnault – $75 billion, CEO of LVMH (Louis Vuitton, Dior, Sephora)
  • Francoise Bettencourt Meyers – $48 billion, heir to L’Oreal cosmetics fortune
  • Jeff Bezos – $139 billion, Amazon.com founder & CEO
  • Michael Bloomberg – $51 billion, co-founder and largest shareholder of finance company Bloomberg LP
  • Sergey Brin – $52 billion, Google co-founder
  • Warren Buffet – $81 billion, investments (Berkshire Hathaway CEO)
  • Larry Ellison – $53 billion, founder of Oracle software
  • Bill Gates – $92 billion, Microsoft co-founder
  • Charles Koch – $49 billion, Koch Industries/oil and other businesses
  • David Koch – $49 billion, Koch Industries/oil and other businesses
  • Jack Ma – $43 billion, founded Alibaba, largest e-commerce company in China
  • Pony Ma – $41 billion, co-founder and CEO of Chinese instant messaging service Tencent Holdings.
  • Amancio Ortega – $75 billion, Inditex (Zara clothing stores)
  • Larry Page – $54 billion, Google co-founder and CEO of Alphabet (Google parent company)
  • Carlos Slim – $60 billion, diversified investments and company holdings
  • Jim Walton – $42 billion, heir to the Walmart fortune ad Chairman of Arvest Bank
  • Rob Walton – $42 billion, heir to the Walmart fortune and former chairman of the company
  • Mark Zuckerberg – $77 billion, Facebook CEO