Forbes' annual world's billionaires list involves a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires from all around the world, with Amazon's n owner Jeff Bezos crowning it for the fourth straight year, as mentioned by the renowned Media company Forbes.
The levels of the ultra-wealthy are broadening after a year in which the coronavirus pandemic upended earth economies and endangered the livelihoods of people around the world.
This year's billionaires are worth a collective $13.1 trillion (roughly Rs. 9,70,22,800 crores), up from $8 trillion (roughly Rs. 5,92,50,560 crores) last year, Forbes said.
"The very, very rich got very, very richer," stated Forbes' Chief Content Officer Randall Lane.
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk hopped into second place on the list, up from 31st last year.
Bernard Arnault, chief executive of excess goods corporation LVMH, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg round out the prime five of the earth's richest billionaires.
Investor and industries tycoon Warren Buffett knockdown out of the top five for the first time in over 2 decades, as tech administrators, affect the Forbes rankings.
This year's list has 493 newcomers, comprising Whitney Wolfe Herd, chief executive of the dating app Bumble, which went viral this year.
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