according to the latest Forbes wealth data released in 2019, the United States is still the gathering place of the rich, with seven Americans in the top ten. The latest Forbes list in 2019! Among them, 33 are from the United States, 13 from China, 8 from Russia, 7 from France and 7 from Germany. So who is the richest man in the world? Come and have a look.
Top 10 richest people in the world in 2019:
1. Jeff & middot Bezos
Current wealth: $137.1 billion
Amazon founder, since March 6, 2018, has been ranked the richest man in the world. But now he has divorced his wife and will split half of his property. The world's richest man is not guaranteed or will fall to the fifth place. However, Amazon has been on the rise, and it won't be long before it can return to the first place.
Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1964. In 1986, graduated from Princeton University in the United States, and entered a New York high-tech development company, Fitel, mainly engaged in computer system development. In 1988, he joined Bankers Trust Co on Wall Street as vice president. From 1990 to 1994, D.E. Shaw Co, a hedge fund transaction management company, was established with others and became Vice President in 1992. On July 16, 1995, Cadabra online bookstore was established, and then it was renamed Amazon, and reopened in July 1995. In May 1997, Amazon became one of the most successful e-commerce websites in the world.
2. Bill Gates
Current wealth: $94.8 billion
Bill Gates, the full name of which is William Henry Gates III, is short for bill or gates. Born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, USA, entrepreneur, software engineer, philanthropist, founder of Microsoft company. He was chairman, CEO and chief software designer of Microsoft.
Bill Gates started computer programming at the age of 13, entered Harvard University at the age of 18, dropped out of Harvard one year later, and founded Microsoft company with his friend Paul middot Allen in 1975. Bill Gates served as chairman, CEO and chief software designer of Microsoft company.
From 1995 to 2007, Bill Gates became the richest man on Forbes' global rich list for 13 consecutive years and the richest man on Forbes' American rich list for 20 consecutive years.
In 2000, bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was founded by bill and Melinda Gates. In 2008, Bill Gates announced that he would donate 58 billion US dollars of personal property to charity foundation. In 2014, bill and Melinda Gates resigned as chairman of the board of directors and defeated Carlos and slim to return to the world's richest man.
On September 29, 2015 local time, Forbes released the list of the top 400 richest people in the United States, which showed that Microsoft founder gates ranked first for 22 consecutive years with net assets of $76 billion.
3. Warren Buffett
Current wealth: $80.9 billion
Warren Buffett (born on August 30, 1930), male, born on August 30, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, is a world famous investor. Engaged in stock, electronic spot, fund industry.
On September 22, 2016, Warren Buffett ranked 9th on Bloomberg's top 50 most influential people list. In October 2016, Warren Buffett ranked third in Forbes magazine's annual list of the 400 richest people in the United States. On December 14, 2016, he was honored as the most influential CEO in 2016. On March 21, 2017, Warren Buffett ranked second in the Forbes 2016 global rich list. On July 17, 2017, when the Forbes rich list was released, Warren Buffett ranked fourth with a net worth of US $73.4 billion. On February 28, 2018, the 2018 Hurun global rich list released that Warren Buffett, 87, remained second, with a 31% increase in wealth, becoming the second person to surpass the $100 billion mark.
4. Bernard & middot; Arnold
Current wealth: $70.2 billion
Bernard Arnault was born in France on March 5, 1949. He is the godfather of luxury goods in the world, the founder of LVMH group and Napoleon in the world of boutiques. At the age of 66, he is France's richest man, and Bernard Arnault ranks 7th on the Forbes Global billionaires list in 2010 with more than $29 billion. Today's LVMH empire is established by relying on the innate art cells of the French. He has repeatedly been hailed by fashion magazines as the 'best dressed man' and the like.
5. Carlos & middot; slim & middot; ELU
Current wealth: $62.4 billion
Carlos Slim, a Mexican businessman of Lebanese origin, was born in Mexico City. His family is a Maronite Christian immigrant from Lebanon.
He is the largest shareholder of Telmex and the chief executive officer of Telmex America. He also holds calso group in Mexico and has a business network all over the world.
He became the richest man in the world in 2011. In 2006, Forbes magazine ranked third in the list of rich people. In March 2008, Forbes magazine's survey, its value had soared to 60 billion US dollars, surpassing Microsoft founder Bill & middot; gates, who became the second richest man in the world. On the list of billionaires in 2010, slim overtook gates and Warren Buffett with 53.5 billion US dollars, becoming the world's richest man for the first time. In 2011, slim and his family won the Forbes world's richest list with an absolute advantage of $74 billion. In 2014, with a net asset of US $72 billion, it became the second richest person in the world.
6. Oman Theo & middot; Ortega
Current wealth: $60.7 billion
Amancio Ortega, also known as amancio Ortega, was born on March 28, 1936 in the poor Galicia region of northwest Spain.
Amancio & middot; Ortega is the founder of INDITEX, a Spanish clothing company. INDITEX is the world's largest clothing retail group, with famous brands such as Zara, Massimo dutti and pull bear. Ortega's net worth has risen 17% this year to $71 billion 500 million, thanks to a surge in sales from its companies.
On June 3, 2015, amancio Ortega surpassed Buffett to become the second richest person in the world, according to the real-time ranking data of Bloomberg's global billionaires. This is the first time that Ortega has ranked second since Bloomberg released the billionaire index. On October 23, according to Forbes' global rich list, omancio & middot; Ortega, who has been ranked second for a long time, surpassed Bill Gates for the first time to become the new world's richest man. On September 9, 2016, according to Forbes' list of the world's richest people, omancio & middot; Ortega, who has been ranked second for a long time, once again surpassed Bill Gates to become the richest man in the new world.
7. Larry & Middleton Ellison
Current wealth: $58.3 billion
Larry Ellison is the boss of Oracle, the world's largest database software company, with products all over the world. He is a stranger, but no one seems to be able to leave him. Ellison did nothing until he was 32. After studying in three universities, he didn't get a degree, changed a dozen companies, and his wife left him. At the beginning, it was only $1200, which doubled the annual sales of Oracle company for 12 consecutive years, making it the second largest software company in the world, also known as the best and most profitable company by the media, and the richest man in Silicon Valley himself. But only a few people know how long he has been struggling in his life. At the age of 32, he had nothing. Twenty years later, he was the richest man in Silicon Valley. The outside world also praised the business genius in a mixed way.
In February 2014, Ellison's Lawrence Ellison foundation committed $100 million to the global polio eradication initiative.
8. Mark Middleton Zuckerberg
Current wealth: $53.9 billion
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, born on May 14, 1984 in Baiyuan, New York, USA, is the founder and CEO of social networking site Facebook (Facebook). He is known as "second gates".
Zuckerberg graduated from Exeter school in 2002; founded social network Facebook in 2004; received honorary doctor of law degree from Harvard University in May 2017.
In 2017, Forbes released the 2017 global rich list, and Zuckerberg ranked fifth with us $56 billion; on July 17, the Forbes rich list released, Mark & Middleton; Zuckerberg ranked sixth with us $66.7 billion in net assets; on July 7, 2018, Zuckerberg surpassed bafitt, becoming the third richest person in the world.
On September 13, 2018, Zuckerberg published a 3300 word long article on his Facebook website entitled "preparing for the election", detailing all the steps taken by the company to combat interference in the election.
9. Larry & middot; page
Current wealth: $50 billion
Larry & middot; page, with the full name of Lawrence Edward page, is an honorary graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He holds a Bachelor of science and engineering degree from the University of Michigan and a doctor of Computer Science degree from Stanford University.
Page is one of the founders of Google.
Ten years later, on April 4, 2011, Larry Page, Google's co-founder, officially replaced Eric Schmidt as Google's new CEO and began to lead Google's product development and technology strategy. 
After taking the helm of Google again, page cut off dozens of projects that deviated from the core or failed to succeed, such as Google health. Under page's leadership, Android and Youtube have grown into sizeable businesses, of which YouTube's advertising revenue in 2013 has reached 5 billion dollars. And page led the Google x team, specializing in driverless cars, Google glasses and other projects.
10. Sergey & middot; brin
Current wealth: $48.8 billion
Sergey Brin is one of the co founders of Google. He is a Russian American entrepreneur. He was born in Russia and studied computer science and mathematics until he co founded Google with Larry middot page. Sergey is currently Google's director and director of technology.