These are the 15 richest people in the world right now


The world's richest billionaires aren't as rich as they used to be. But they're still pretty rich.

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the world's 2,095 billionaires are worth $8 trillion, down $700 billion from 2019, according to Forbes' recently released World Billionaires List.

We narrowed that down for a closer look at the 15 wealthiest billionaires on the list, who are worth a collective $940.1 billion. They're a diverse bunch; some have built their fortunes through retail powerhouses, while others have gotten rich off of their technological innovations. The youngest of the top 15, Mark Zuckerberg, is just 35, while the oldest, Warren Buffett, is 89.

To join their ranks, you need to have a net worth of at least $48.9 billion.

Scroll through to see who the richest of the richest are. The Forbes Billionaires List determined the net worths of the world's billionaires by valuing a variety of assets, including private companies, real estate, art, and more. All net worths are current estimates as of March 18, 2020.

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