Mr Bezos, who owns 16 per cent of Amazon, saw his wealth swell by US$19 billion in one year to US$131 billion.
The ranks of female... The total combined net worth of this year's billionaires is US$8.7 trillion, down from $9.1 trillion in 2018.
By Forbes' calculations, billionaires across the world are worth $8.7 trillion.
While things are largely stable up on top of the list, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dropped three spots and former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg rose by two. He was ranked Global Game Changer in 2017.
The richest man in Malaysia, Robert Kuok has slipped from 96th place in the world's top 100 richest people, to the 104th place.
For only the second year in a decade, both the number of billionaires and their total wealth shrank, proving that even the wealthiest are not immune to economic forces and weak stock markets, said Forbes.
"We list individuals rather than multigenerational families who share fortunes, though we include wealth belonging to a billionaire's spouse and children if that person is the founder of the fortune", it said.
Nigeria and US topped the list with four billionaires apiece while Zimbabwe, Angola, South Africa, Canada and Britain had one representative each on the list released by Forbes on March 5.
Four Nigerians were listed among the 2,153 world's richest, which recorded an increase in the number of blacks from 11 previous year to 13.
Among the regions, Asia-Pacific was the hardest hit, with 60 fewer 10-figure fortunes.
James Packer - one of the largest shareholders in Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd - ranked 597th in the Forbes list this year, worth of an estimated US$3.6 billion, as compared to US$4.1 billion last year.
Microsoft Corp founder Bill Gates remained in second place, with an estimated wealth of US$96.5 billion, up from US$90 billion a year ago.
Real estate tycoons Robert and Philip Ng who control Far East Organization lead the field with a net worth of US$12 billion.
Volvo Unveils Tesla Model 3 Killer, ‘Polestar 2’ Further tech, such as being able to use your smartphone as the key and numerous connected services, are also part of the list. It is expected to take on the Tesla Model 3 when it launched and the auto is started to have a price of around £50,000.
And now it looks like we've got some more news about how things will run when this partial land opening occurs later this year. Reservations will be required for Disneyland visitors who plan to visit the Star Wars-themed land from May 31 to June 23.
Porowski, sitting awkwardly next to them, was the "wholesome guys with good paying jobs who text back and have no baggage". He told TMZ yesterday, March 6, his advice to the " Saturday Night Live " comedian: "Man to man...run".
V3 Supercharging is based on a new 1MW power cabinet, which supports peak rates of up to 250kW per auto , up from earlier 120kW. Core to the new high-speed performance is a new liquid-cooled cable that translates to a more flexible and easier to use cable.
All the devices were judged to be viable, and in one instance, the package burst into flames when staff opened it. However, we are still keeping an open mind with regards who may be responsible and any possible motivation.
Maleficent , which was released in 2014, was one of the first movies in this enormous wave of live-action Disney adaptations. Honestly, I don't really care about the movie, I just want to see Angelina Jolie and Michelle Pfeiffer on screen together.
It was tough but I think it just shows the team spirit we've got and the desire to get back into games and win games. But as he went to take the penalty, some PSG players were trying to get in his head by putting him off.
He said that his girlfriend proceeded with the abortion despite him begging her to keep the baby, as WAAY 31 reported last month. The lawsuit in Madison County is against Alabama Women's Center for Reproductive Alternatives LLC in Huntsville.
In this same spirit of independence, we should also ban the funding of European political parties by foreign powers. Macron launched the idea of a major conference for European reforms by the end of the year.
It probably made sense to expand Remote Play to platforms other than PS Vita now that the handheld is officially dead . Remote Play is a wonderful service from Sony that lets you stream your favorite PS4 games to another device.
But she said his was also an unusual circumstance. and that the treatment is not practical for her patients with HIV. After chemotherapy, he had a stem cell transplant from a donor who was naturally resistant to HIV.
Somewhat more pressing for the Celtics though is their growing concern over whether Irving will want to re-sign. Of course there is always the option of Kyrie re-joining LeBron James by signing with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kelly Jailed Again, This Time for Unpaid Child Support
The pair, Azriel Clary , 21, and Joycelyn Savage , 23, live with Kelly and said they are in a relationship with him. Kelly was taken into custody in Cook County, Illinois, following a court appearance over unpaid child support.
Catholics to begin fasting Wednesday
It is a summons to stop, to focus on what is essential, to fast from the unnecessary things that distract us. For those not familiar with Ash Wednesday , it is the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter.
Nielsen tells Congress border crisis is real
She warned lawmakers that if additional resources are not allocated, USA national security will be thoroughly compromised. Last month, there were more than 76,000 migrants apprehended - it was more than double the same period past year .
Trump called his friend and Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Tim Apple'
Perhaps that's why he's unable to fathom the idea that the man who now heads Apple , Tim Cook , isn't actually called Tim Apple . Still, in the pantheon of Trump gaffes, the event is less amusing then when the president spelled his wife's name as "Melanie".
Captain Marvel review roundup: What are the critics saying?
Also, obsessive funnybook fans may regret that significant pieces of Carol's résumé-she was a different superhero known as Ms. The villainous Skrull have an agenda of their own, and they can also shape-shift into a mirror image of anyone they see .
OPPO F11 Pro launched in India: Price, specifications
The camera app also gets several new shooting modes such as NIghtscape, ultra night mode, etc to capture better low light photos. It is tipped to run ColorOS 6.0, although the Android OS on top of which the custom skin will be layered is not known yet.
R. Kelly Headed Back to Jail After Failing to Pay Child Support
She told Law&Crime Network host Bob Bianchi that Kelly seemed volatile, aggressive, and flew off the handle during the interview. Both Clary and Savage were present in court last week when Kelly pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse .
Nintendo unveils cardboard VR headset for Switch
On that note, you can slowly add the rest of the Toy-Cons to your arsenal, thanks to Nintendo also releasing two expansion kits. Note that this is just a virtual reality set for the Labo , this won't suddenly let you play Breath of the Wild in VR.
Powerful blast rocks Jammu bus stand
The grenade attack at Jammu bus stop had occurred earlier in the day, wounded 33 people and killed at least one. Further details are awaited, an official said.