World's richest gain $1.2trn in 2019

Pedro Gonçalves
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The world's 500 wealthiest people just got richer in 2019, adding $1.2trn to their overall net worth, boosting it by 25% to $5.9trn, according to Bloomberg. The founder, CEO, and president of, Jeff Bezos, topped the list despite losing $8bn after divorcing MacKenzie Bezos. She is now ranking 25 in Bloomberg's list for the 500 richest people in the world in 2019. Among the top gainers of the year were Mark Zuckerberg, whose wealth jumped by $27.3bn, and Bill Gates, who is $22....

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