Trump Falls More Than 200 Spots On Forbes' Billionaires List

Robert Kuok remains Malaysia's wealthiest: Forbes

This year, a record 2,208 billionaires - from 72 countries and territories, including Zimbabwe and Hungary for the very first time - feature on the list; America has the most (585), while mainland China is narrowing the gap in second place (373). In 2017, he ranked 33rd with $23.2 billion.

"Mukesh Ambani chairs and runs Dollars 51 billion (revenues) oil and gas giant Reliance Industries, among India's most valuable companies".

"Shares of his e-commerce giant Amazon rose 59 per cent in 12 months, helping boost his fortune by Dollars 39.2 billion". Also of noteworthiness is the fact that nobody has risen above a valuation of $100 billion, with Jeff Bezos earning the first such title.

According to Forbes, Vince McMahon is among the richest in the world.

According to Forbes's net worth ranking experts - how they get their collective hands on so much private information? With an estimated net worth of $1.7 Billion, Vijay was ranked 1,394 worldwide.

The 10 richest Indians include Kumar Birla, ranked 127th overall with a fortune of $11.8 billion, Uday Kotak (143, $10.7 billion), Radhakishan Damani (151, $10 billion), Gautam Adani (154, $9.7 billion) and Cyrus Poonawalla (170, $9.1 billion).

Known for his financial prudence despite his vast fortune, Buffet co-founded the Giving Pledge in 2010 with Bill and Melinda Gates, wherein billionaires promise to give away the majority of their money to worthy causes.

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"Acharya Balkrishna derives his fortune from fast-growing consumer goods giant Patanjali Ayurved. The company is Asia's largest insulin producer with a factory in Malaysia's Johor region", Forbes said.

Indian jeweller Nirav Modi is among the drop-offs from the list, along with Papa John's Pizza founder John Schnatter, Christoffel Wiese of South Africa, and Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Al Saud.

The magazine also reported that US President Donald Trump's net worth is $3.1 billion, the $400 million loss he suffered over the past year resulting in a plunge of more than 200 places in the ranking from 544th to 766th.

The improvement in Mr Bezos' fortune is the biggest on record.

There were 259 newcomers, including the first ever cryptocurrency billionaires.

The 87-year-old "Oracle of Omaha" is another perennial powerhouse on any "world's richest" list.

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