Markets may have sunk, but it did not stop creating many mega-delights in 2018.
Popularity Fortnite, a phenomenon that forced some to engage in rehabilitation due to video game addiction, is allowed Tim Sweeney Amass had $ 7,200,000 last year. Autry Stephens after that it has USD 11,400 million Get Energetic attracted deals that the oil company valued up to $ 15,000 million.
Sweeney and Stephens were alone two of the 31 people who entered the Bloomberg billionaires index in 2018, despite the fact that the rise in commercial conflicts on a global scale and downturn in the markets caused a loss of $ 1 billion among those on the ladder.
Denise Coates, founder and British Executive Director Bet365 online sportsbook This is another add-on to the list. Coates is almost 10 times richer than Queen Elizabeth II.
Although Coates had a good year, turmoil on the market has led many wealthy people to get negative figures. The 500 richest people in the world lost $ 451,000,000 this year, which is contrary to the billions of US dollars added to their wealth in 2017.
The next billionaires who won and lost in 2018.
For billionaire in Singapore they did it better in terms of dollars by earning $ 2.5 billion. This brought wealth of the richest country to a total net value of $ 38,000 million.
Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world. AFP
Jeff Bezos, Amazonian founder and the richest man in the world, the second year in a row, the biggest winner in 2018. Its net value has risen by USD 24,000 million, to USD 123,000 million, but nor was it saved from the stock market collapse, Having reached the highest point in September, Bezos saw his fortune for around $ 45,000 million.
Lei Jun, CEO of China's Xiaomi cell phone manufacturer. Bloomberg
Despite a total loss of nearly $ 76,000 million Chinese billionaires In 2018, some of the wealthiest in the country managed to increase their assets. That is the case Lei Jun, founder of Xiaomi, Jun ended the second behind Bezos among the biggest winners of the year, adding $ 8.6 billion to his fortune.
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, had several surprises in 2018. Photo: Bloomberg
American billionaires this year they suffered the biggest loss, a collective drop of $ 76 billion, mainly due to the fall in the market in December. Mark Zuckerberg recorded the most notorious decline in 2018 because Facebook has moved from one crisis to another. Its net value was reduced by nearly $ 20,000 million, which leaves 34-year-olds wealth of $ 53,000 million.
Chinese Wang Jianlin, Jack Ma and Ma Huateng They are three of the 10 biggest losers this year. Fifty people left the index, including 11 from China or Hong Kong, 9 from the United States and 4 from Russia.
Among those who left the list are highlights Andrej Babis, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic whose wealth comes from his chemical and agricultural company Agrofert and Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaskwhose net worth fell to a record level because Rust shares fell due to concerns that aluminum giants could stop production due to the sanctions imposed by the United States.
Paul Allen, founder of Microsoft, died in 2018. Reuter
unfortunately 13 ranked billionaires died this year, among them Paul Allen Microsoft, Hong Kong real estate Walter Kwok and Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, owner of Leicester City's English Premier League football club.