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Richest persons in the World 2019: Bill Gates joins Jeff Bezos in Rs 6,91,700 crore club! Check where other billionaires stand

Mar 23, 2019, 10:54 AM IST
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Bill Gates has joined the exclusive $100 billion (approx: Rs 6,91,700 crore) club, joining Amazon's Jeff Bezos, according to a report by Bloomberg. Now, there are two centibillionaires at the same time as Bezos and Gates are worth $100 billion dollars and more. Bloomberg tracked fortunes of around 2,800 billionaires. Out of which, 145 are worth at least $10 billion (approx: Rs 69,170 crore).

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Richest persons in the World 2019: Gates gains

Richest persons in the World 2019: Gates gains

Microsoft Corporation co-founder Bill Gates, once the world’s richest person, has gained his net worth and moved into the $100 billion club, joining Amazon’s Jeff Bezos in the exclusive list of two men. (Photo: Reuters)

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Richest persons in the World: Gates' fortune rise

Richest persons in the World: Gates' fortune rise

Gates gained $9.5 billion this year. While Amazon founder has a net worth of $145.6 billion, to which he has added $20.7 billion this year. (Photo: Reuters)

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Richest persons in the World: Bernard Arnault gains

Richest persons in the World: Bernard Arnault gains

Bezos and Gates are the perfect examples of the widening income gap in the US. Well, it is a worldwide trend as France’s Bernard Arnault has an $86.2 billion fortune, equal to about three per cent of his French economy. (Photo: Reuters)

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Richest persons in the World: Amancio Ortega Wealth

Richest persons in the World: Amancio Ortega Wealth

The net worth of Spain’s Amancio Ortega represents 5% of that nation’s gross domestic product. And then there’s Bidzina Ivanishvili, whose worth is about a third of Georgia’s GDP. (Photo: Reuters)

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Richest persons in the World

Richest persons in the World


The Gates and Bezos mega-fortunes may not last long as Gates has donated more than $35 billion to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and said he intends to give away at least 50 per cent of his wealth. While Bezos may be about to lose some of his fortunes as well because he and his wife Mackenzie are divorcing. (Photo: Reuters)

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Richest persons in the World: Elon Musk - Biggest Loser?

Richest persons in the World: Elon Musk - Biggest Loser?

Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranks the world’s 500 wealthiest individuals and this year’s biggest losers group includes Tesla CEO Elon Musk. (Photo: Reuters)

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