Forbes ranked the top 10 richest people in the world with the largest increase in value in the past 10 years. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos topped the list. In the past 10 years, his value soared by $97.4 billion, from $12.3 billion in 2010 to $109.7 billion now. The ranking on the global rich list rose to No. 1 from No. 43 in 2010.
Bernard Arnault, chairman of LVMH group, a French luxury giant, ranked second, with an increase of US $80.2 billion from US $27.5 billion in 2010 to US $107.7 billion.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg came in third, with a net worth of $72 billion from $4 billion in 2010, an increase of $68 billion.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ranked fourth, with his worth increasing from $53 billion in 2010 to $107.6 billion, an increase of 54.6 billion.
Zara founder amancio Ortega ranked fifth, with an increase of 49.9 billion from $25 billion to $74.9 billion.
Google co-founder Larry Page ranked sixth, rising from $17.5 billion to $61 billion, an increase of 43.5 billion.
Buffett, the "God of stocks", ranked seventh, with his value increasing from $47 billion to $88.8 billion, an increase of 41.8 billion. It is worth noting that Buffett has donated about $34 billion worth of shares since 2006. About 98% of his wealth comes from Berkshire Hathaway.
Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft, ranked eighth. His worth increased from $14.5 billion 10 years ago to $56.3 billion, an increase of 41.8 billion.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin ranked ninth, with a net worth of $58.8 billion, an increase of $41.3 billion, from $17.5 billion a decade ago.
Ma Yun ranked 10th. The former English teacher invested US $60000 to establish Alibaba (US stock Baba) 20 years ago. About 60% of his wealth now comes from Alibaba's shares and 9% from ant financial services. Ma Yun is now China's richest man, worth about US $42 billion, compared with us $1.2 billion 10 years ago, an increase of 40.8 billion. Source: financial website