Bernard Arnott: Associated Press / Christophe Ena
The richest man in the world was again Bernard Arnaud — the head of the French holding company LVMH, which produces luxury items under the brand names Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Guerlain, Chaumet, Moët & Chandon and Hennessy. About it reports the Forbes edition.
It happened after the Amazon stock price fell 0.7 percent, whereas shares of LVMH rose by the same amount. As a result of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, held the first place in the ranking of billionaires Forbes, fell to $ 760 million, and the state of Arno, was in second place, increased by $ 1.9 billion, and they changed places.
Condition Bernard Arnault and his family for the first time exceeded $ 100 billion in June 2019. Since then, the head of LVMH made a fortune by another $ 17 billion. During the second half of 2019, he several times became the richest man of the world, but Bezos, whose fortune is estimated at 115,6 billion dollars, every time returned the title itself.
In addition to Arno and Bezos in the top five of Forbes includes Microsoft founder bill gates, the head of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett and Facebook founder mark Zuckerberg. The publication said the richest citizen of Russia Leonid Mikhelson, who is the head of the gas company “NOVATEK” and petrochemical holding “SIBUR”. He took the 36th place in the ranking of Forbes with a fortune estimated at $ 27 billion.
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