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Amancio Ortega (L) and Marta Ortega Perez

Amancio Ortega (L) and Marta Ortega Perez

Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault

Chief Executive Officer of Amazon Jeff Bezos (L) and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez pose for a picture during their visit at the Taj Mahal in Agra on January 21, 2020

Chief Executive Officer of Amazon Jeff Bezos (L) and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez pose for a picture during their visit at the Taj Mahal in Agra on January 21, 2020

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim Helu

Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

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Amancio Ortega (L) and Marta Ortega Perez

1. Jeff Bezos - €126.6bn

The richest man on the planet has ambitions to explore life beyond the planet with his space travel company Blue Origin. But it is his 12pc stake in online retail colossus Amazon - where he is CEO - that provides the bulk of Jeff Bezos's (56) vast fortune. Indeed the 4pc of the company that his wife MacKenzie was granted as part of a divorce settlement last year makes her one of the world's richest women. In recent weeks, Bezos, who also owns the Washington Post, sold over $1.7bn of Amazon shares.


2. Bill Gates - €112.4bn


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