Alphabetical List of Billionaires

Below we offer an alphabetical list of the top 17 billionaires, along with recent estimates of their wealth and how they made their money:

  • Bernard Arnault – $50 billion, CEO of LVMH (Louis Vuitton, Dior, Sephora)
  • Francoise Bettencourt Meyers – $42 billion, heir to L’Oreal cosmetics fortune
  • Jeff Bezos – $78 billion, Amazon.com founder & CEO
  • Michael Bloomberg – $48 billion, co-founder and largest shareholder of finance company Bloomberg LP
  • Sergey Brin – $44 billion, Google co-founder
  • Warren Buffet – $78 billion, investments (Berkshire Hathaway CEO)
  • Larry Ellison – $54 billion, founder of Oracle software
  • Bill Gates – $87 billion, Microsoft co-founder
  • Charles Koch – $48 billion, Koch Industries/oil and other businesses
  • David Koch – $48 billion, Koch Industries/oil and other businesses
  • Jack Ma – $37 billion, founded Alibaba, largest e-commerce company in China
  • Amancio Ortega – $75 billion, Inditex (Zara clothing stores)
  • Larry Page – $45 billion, Google co-founder and CEO of Alphabet (Google parent company)
  • Carlos Slim – $58 billion, diversified investments and company holdings
  • Jim Walton – $38 billion, heir to the Walmart fortune ad Chairman of Arvest Bank
  • Rob Walton – $38 billion, heir to the Walmart fortune and former chairman of the company
  • Mark Zuckerberg – $64 billion, Facebook CEO