Who is the richest person in the world of 2018?
Forbes found a record 2,208 billionaires, collectively worth $9.1 trillion. Among them are 259 newcomers who made their fortunes in everything from wedding dresses to children’s toys to electric cars.
In October 2018, Forbes released its annual Forbes 400 list, which ranks the richest people in the United States by net worth.
The list that follows here ranks the richest people on the planet, using information from both Forbes’s annual list of 400 Americans, and its tally of the richest billionaires worldwide, which is updated every spring.
Forbes also tracks data on billionaires using minute-to-minute estimates based on market fluctuations. However, this list uses only the static, yearly information.
Here is the list of Top 10 richest person in the world of 2018, according to Forbes: