Bezos,
Musk top Forbes’ record-setting billionaire list.

The
2020 Coronavirus outbreak has caused financial hardship for billions of people
around the world, but the number of billionaires has also risen to record
levels this year. 

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Amazon

Forbes
magazine has released an annual list of billionaires, with Amazon founder Jeff
Bezos named the world’s richest man for the fourth year in a row.

The
report said that the assets of billionaires worldwide reached 13.1 trillion in
2020, up from 8 trillion in 2019.

Tesla
Motors

Tesla
chief executive Elon Musk was named the world’s second-richest man, ranking
31st on the 2020 list.

Microsoft
Bill Gates

Surprisingly,
Bill Gates did not make the top 3 in the list of the richest people in the
world for a long time, but he reached the fourth position, while Bernard
Arnault, the owner of a company called LVMH, became the third richest person.

Facebook
Founder

Mark
Zuckerberg was the 5th richest man in the world.

According
to Forbes, a record 493 people became billionaires during 2020, an average of
one person every 17 hours.

Earlier
in 2015, the highest number of people who became billionaires was 290.

Apple
CEO

Leading
US reality star Kim Kardashian, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and the world’s youngest
18-year-old Kevin Devon Lehmann is the new addition to the list.

Kevin
David hails from Germany with an inheritance of 3.3 billion, while the youngest self-made billionaire is 26-year-old Austin Russell.