So, the magazine estimated the fortune of Bezos 112 billion dollars, he became the first man, whose wealth exceeded $ 100 billion.
Forbes broke its world record Thursday with 256 women listed as billionaires, which is the highest amount recorded globally.
Spaniard Amancio Ortega, the founder of clothes retailer Zara, dropped to 6th place after losing $1.3 billion, his fortune now calculated at $70 billion.
There are 14 Malaysian billionaires in the list, with Kuok being ranked at No. 96 with US$14.8 billion.
Sheldon Adelson, chairman of Las Vegas Sands, is the world's top casino mogul again this year, according to the latest Forbes list, but fell one spot in the rankings to number 21, with an adjusted net worth of USD38.5 billion.
At the end of previous year, the total state of the 20 richest people totaled $ 1.2 trillion.
Among the Indian women on the list, Savitri Jindal and family is the richest with a fortune of United States dollars 8.8 billion.
Mukesh Ambani from Reliance is still the still richest Indian, with a fortune of $40 billion.
Alibaba's founder Jack Ma ranked 20th while Donald Trump ranked 766th.
In 2018, Forbes has found a record 2208 billionaires from 72 countries and territories.
This list highlights the richest people in the world. She was ranked 18th on the global list.
He has been ranked #1374 on the list. Forbes' breakdown provided further evidence that serving as president isn't the most lucrative job, even when most of the rich are getting richer. Forbes said, "after a two-year hiatus, Anu Aga regained her billionaire status on a jump in shares of engineering firm Thermax, in which she owns 62 per cent".
Known for his financial prudence despite his vast fortune, Buffet co-founded the Giving Pledge in 2010 with Bill and Melinda Gates, wherein billionaires promise to give away the majority of their money to worthy causes.