In 2018 the 500 richest people in the world lost 511 billion. Among them were Buzzards like mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Amancio Ortega.
The aggregate net worth of the rich has decreased to 4.7 trillion dollars, the study says the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
So, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, which boasts the largest revenue of this year, simultaneously lost 53 billion dollars. And he did not become poor: as a result, its capital in 2018 amounted to 115 billion dollars.
But the founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg is not so good. His company this year has experienced more than one crisis, and therefore the relevant losses – $ 23 billion. Total capital Zuckerberg was estimated at 49.7 billion.
In total, 173 American billionaires in 2018, “get rid of” about 5.9% of the total capital. Their General condition Bloomberg estimated at 1.9 trillion dollars. In addition, 128 Asian entrepreneurs said goodbye to 144 billion dollars.
Also 2018 were unfavorable for a number of European billionaires – from the founder of Zara Amancio Ortega to the former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi.