As per the estimation made by Forbes on March 18, 2020, there are 2095 Billionaires in the world. Major portion of the billionaires are from USA and China is on second spot. Indian stands on fourth position with 102 billionaires and one step ahead is Germany with 107 billionaires. First four positions completed.
More than half the number of billionaires and also in values are from US and China.
Top 10 list is reproduced below
1. United States : 614 billionaires
2. China : 388
3. Germany : 107
4. India : 102
5. Russia : 99
6. Hong Kong : 67
7. Brazil : 45
8. United Kingdom : 45
9. Canada : 44
10. France : 39
List of 20 Richest person in the world 2020:-
Source:forbes.com (This data and ranking changes due to changes in share price on a daily basis)
Note: On the 15th of July 2020, Mukesh Ambani became the 8th richest person in the world. The above-mentioned ranking is based on real-time. So the ranking in the list may also change due to the change in the prices of the shares of these rich persons.
About Jeff Bezos:- He founded the e-commerce giant company Amazon in 1994 out of his garage in Seattle. He is the CEO of this company and owns an 11.1% stake.
He would have been richer if had not divorced his wife MacKenzie in 2019 after 25 years of marriage. He had to transfer a quarter of his Amazon stake to her wife.
Currently, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest (at the age of just 36) billionaires in the top 20 list. Zuckerberg's net worth is $88 billion and he ranks at number 4 in the world.
Mukesh Ambani runs $88 billion (revenue) oil and gas giant Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). It is India's most valuable company. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) ranked number 1 in Fortune India 500 and #106 in Fortune Global 500 list in 2019.
The 63-year-old Mukesh Ambani has petrochemicals, oil & gas, and telecom sectors are his main source of revenue. Currently, he is the 7th richest man in the world and the richest man in the Asian continent in 2020. He is the only Asian in the list of top 14 billionaires in the world.