The world’s 500 richest people add a total of $ 1.8 trillion to their fortunes in 2020. Despite the Covid-19 outbreak, the total increase in the wealth of those who entered the billionaire list in 2020 reached 31 percent. It was noteworthy that 8 of the top 10 names owned by technology companies.
It is reported that the wealth of the world’s 500 richest people increased by approximately $ 1.8 trillion in 2020. Reaching a total of $ 7.6 trillion.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the world’s richest people added wealth to their fortunes in 2020. Which was in the shadow of the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19).
According to the list updated on the first day of 2021, despite the Covid-19 outbreak, the total increase in the wealth of those who entered the billionaire list in 2020 reached 31 percent.
It noted that this increase the highest in the history of the index published for 8 years.
In the list where the top 5 names have more than $ 100 billion, Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos 190, Tesla and SpaceX Senior Manager Elon Musk 170, Microsoft founder Bill Gates 132, French businessperson Bernard Arnault 114 and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg It seems to have a fortune of 104 billion dollars.
While it is noteworthy that 8 of the top 10 names in the list owned technology companies. It seen that Bezos and Musk, who at the top. Added a total of $ 217 billion to their fortunes in the last 12 months.