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Last Updated : Jul 19, 2019 08:00 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

World's richest people: Bill Gates drops from No 2 spot, Mukesh Ambani ranked 13th

Donations of over $35 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was the reason for Gates dropping in the top-10 ranking.

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Larry Page | Net worth - USD 55.0 billion | Larry Page is the CEO and co-founder of Alphabet, the holding company of Google - the world's largest search engine. (Bloomberg/Reuters)
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No 10 | Larry Page | Net worth: $56.3 billion | Larry Page is the CEO and co-founder of Alphabet, the holding company of Google - the world's largest search engine. (Image: Reuters)

Rank 9 | Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers | Net worth - $56.4 billion | She is the heiress of L'Oreal cosmetic fortune, (Image: Reuters)
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No 9 | Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers | Net worth: $56.4 billion | She is the heiress of L'Oreal cosmetic fortune and the only woman in the top 10. (Image: Reuters)

Rank 6 | Carlos Slim Helu & family | Net worth (2018): $67.1 billion | Amount donated: $4 billion | Percentage of new wealth: 5.96% (Image: Reuters)
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No 8 | Carlos Slim | Net worth: $57.2 billion | Slim has a diversified business which includes grocery stores, telecom company and the biggest construction company in Mexico.  (Image: Reuters)

Larry Ellison: The Chairman and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Oracle, also lost $7 billion amidst forecast reflecting slow sales growth for cloud-related products in March 2018. (Image: Reuters)
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No 7 | Larry Ellison | Net worth: $61.3 billion | He is the founder, chairman and Chief Technology Officer of Oracle - one of the biggest software companies of the world. (Image: Reuters)

Rank 6 | Amancio Ortega | Net worth: $56 billion Inditex founder Amancio Ortega attends the C.S.I Casas Novas international show. (Image: Reuters)
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No 6 | Amancio Ortega | Net worth: $66.2 billion | He is the co-founder of Inditex fashion group which owns brands like Zara, Pull&Bear, Bershka and Massimo Dutti (Image: Reuters)

Rank 5 | Mark Zuckerberg | Net worth: $78.7 billion | He is the founder of the social media platform, Facebook . (Image: Reuters)
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No 5 | Mark Zuckerberg | Net worth: $78.7 billion | He is the founder of the social media platform, Facebook which has more than 2 billion monthly active users in the world . (Image: Reuters)

3. Warren Buffett | Country: US | Age: 88 | Net worth: $88 billion (Image: Reuters)
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No 4 | Warren Buffett | Net worth: $81.9 billion | He serves as the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, an investment company. (Image: Reuters)

No. 2: Bill Gates | Country: US | Total net worth $96 billion | Co-founder Microsoft (Image: Reuters)
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No 3 | Bill Gates | Net worth: $107 billion | Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft and this is the first time he isn't in the top 2 of the Billionaire Index. (Image: Reuters)

Bernard Arnault | Net worth - USD 62.4 billion | French Businessman Bernard Arnault is the chairman of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton. It is currently the largest luxury goods maker. (Bloomberg/Reuters)
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No 2 |  Bernard Arnault | Net worth: $108 billion | He is the Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, a luxury products group (Image: Reuters)

Q4. It is a yearly event hosted by Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in Palm Springs, California. It brings together innovative minds in Machine learning, Automation, Robotics, and Space to share new ideas across these rapidly advancing domains. What is it called?
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No 1 | Jeff Bezos | Net worth: $124 billion | Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com has retained the top spot on the index.

Rank 14 | Mukesh Ambani | Net worth: $51.3 billion | He is the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries (Image: Reuters)
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Rank 14 | Mukesh Ambani | Net worth: $51.3 billion | The chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries is the only Indian in the top 15 of the index. (Image: Reuters) *Disclaimer: Reliance Industries Ltd is the sole beneficiary of Independent Media Trust which controls Network18 Media & Investments Ltd.

First Published on Jul 19, 2019 08:00 am
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