April 25, 2019 | Investopaper
There are more than 2100 billionaires in the world in 2019. The net worth of 46 percent of those on the list has decreased compared to their last year value. Also, more than 10 percent who made it to the billionaire’s list last year have dropped from the list of billionaires in 2019. Similarly, the total worth of the billionaire amounts to $8.7 trillion.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos whose net worth has dropped after the recent divorce with his wife holds the pole position in the billionaire’s list who is followed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and CEO of Berkhsire Hathaway, Warren Buffett.
Out of the coveted list of billionaires, the table below shows the ten self-made youngest billionaires by age as of March 2019.
Four out of ten spots are occupied by women. Kylie Jenner, aged 21 is the youngest billionaire by age in 2019 followed by Alexandra Andresen and Katharina Andresen.