His rise knocks Microsoft founder Bill Gates, whose estimated wealth is $US90bn this year, up from $US86bn, into second place. Amazon's shares have almost doubled from 846 dollars a share last March to 1,523 dollars per share last night.
The other Indians on the list are the Hinduja family ($19.5 billion), Wipro Chairman Azim Premji ($18.8 billion), steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal ($18.5 billion), and HCL founder Shiv Nadar ($14.6 billion).
The list is published in Forbes's latest edition under the headline "The super-rich continue to get richer, widening the gap between them and everyone else".
He's now worth an estimated $112 billion, up $39.2 billion from 2017.
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During a contentious conference call last week, Wilder delivered an unsparing assessment of Ortiz: "Once a cheat, always a cheat". Even though Ortiz has overcome many of his doping issues, it seems as though he was there last night just to make up the numbers.
U.S. investor Warren Buffett rounded out the top three with an estimated fortune of $US84 billion ($107 billion), while daughter of Walmart founder and chairman of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Alice Walton - valued at $US46 billion ($58 billion) - was deemed the richest woman in the world. A record 72 of the women made their own fortunes.
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Their collective worth is $9.1 trillion, an 18 percent increase from a year ago.
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Nunberg said in an interview on MSNBC . "I really could care less about what the Trump White House has to say about me". He never worked at the White House and was jettisoned from the Trump campaign early on, in August 2015.
The magazine attributed Trump's decline in wealth to "a tough NY real estate market, particularly for retail locations; a costly lawsuit and an expensive presidential campaign".
The 71-year-old president, who became the first billionaire to serve in the Oval Office when he was inaugurated in January 2017, has a net worth of $3.1 billion, according to new estimates from Forbes.
Mercedes-AMG reveals 4-door version of the GT
The rear-wheel-steering setup from the AMG GTR is found on all three models to aid agility at both low and high speeds. What's more, rear-axle steering comes as standard on V8 models while an Aerodynamics pack is available on demand.