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The 10 richest billionaires gained nearly $8 billion dollars in January

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Despite growing political and economic uncertainty, the world’s top ten richest people on the rich list index added $52.9 billion to their fortunes in the month of January 2020, according to the rating Bloomberg Billionaires Index. In January, the world’s top 10 richest billionaires gained nearly US$8 billion dollars. Larry Page, led the world’s top 10 rich list with $2.08 billion gain.

His fortune of $70.6 billion ranks him 1th in the richest billionaires in the world list, between Amancio Ortega ($72.8 billion) and Sergey Brin ($68.4 billion). Sergey Brin added $2 billion in January. Steve Ballmer became richer by $1.38 billion in the month of January 2020.

Suffered losses in January: Jeff Bezos lost of $235 million in the month of January 2020. Warren Buffett, the 4th richest man in the world have lost $233 million.

The top 10 richest people in the world:

  1. Jeff Bezos
    Total net worth: $124 billion
    Wealth loss in January 2020: -$235 million
  2. Bill Gates
    Total net worth: $116 billion
    Wealth grew in January 2020: +$718 million
  3. Bernard Arnault
    Total net worth: $97.4 billion
    Wealth grew in January 2020: +$369 million
  4. Warren Buffett
    Total net worth: $88.1 billion
    Wealth loss in January 2020: -$233 million
  5. Mark Zuckerberg
    Total net worth: $78.0 billion
    Wealth grew in January 2020: +$839 million
  6. Amancio Ortega
    Total net worth: $72.8 billion
    Wealth grew in January 2020: +$168 million
  7. Larry Page
    Total net worth: $70.6 billion
    Wealth grew in January 2020: +$2.08 billion
  8. Sergey Brin
    Total net worth: $68.4 billion
    Wealth grew in January 2020: +$2.00 billion
  9. Steve Ballmer
    Total net worth: $63.6 billion
    Wealth grew in January 2020: +$1.38 billion
  10. Carlos Slim
    Total net worth: $61.4 billion
    Wealth grew in January 2020: +$137 million

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Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is a publishing executive and economist who is the CEO and editor-in-chief of The CEOWORLD magazine, one of the world’s most influential and recognized global news publications. Additionally, he serves as the chair of the advisory board for the CEOWORLD magazine. He received his Ph.D. in Finance and Banking from the European Global School, Paris, France. He earned his Doctoral Degree in Chartered Accountancy from the European International University Paris, France, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD), Ukraine. Dr. Amarendra also holds a Master of Business Administration degree in International Relations and Affairs from the American University of Athens, Alabama, United States.


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