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April 07, 2021 In the year of the pandemic, the number of billionaires in the world increased significantly, according to the annual list published by Forbes.

The magazine counted 2,755 billionaires, 660 more than last year.

Overall, the names on the list are worth $ 13.1 trillion, up from last year's 8 trillion.

The United States is the most present country on the list, with 724 billionaires, followed by China (including Hong Kong and Macau) with 698. Jeff Bezos is the richest in the world for the fourth consecutive year, with 177 billion dollars, while Elon Musk jumped to second place with $ 151 billion, thanks to the increase in the value of Tesla's shares.

Third Bernard Arnault (LVMH) with 150 billion, then Bill Gates (Microsoft) with 124 billion and Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) with 97 billion.

Trump lost nearly 300 seats, going from $ 3.5 billion to $ 2.4 billion.

Among the top hundred only one Italian: Leonardo Del Vecchio (Luxottica)

Among the top hundred only one Italian, Leonardo Del Vecchio (Luxottica), who with an estimated assets of 25.8 billion is in 62nd place.

Then, you have to go down to 256th place to find Massimiliana Landini Aleotti and family (Menarini), with 9.1 billion.

Giorgio Armani is 323rd with 7.7 billion, Silvio Berlusconi 327th with 7.6 billion. 

Kardashian enters the 'Scrooge of the world' list There

are 493 new entries in the list, including the CEO of Bumble, Whitney Wolfe Herd and Kim Kardashian, who has built her fortune on TV and with cosmetics.

The American television star has entered the list of billionaires of the planet compiled by Forbes with an estimated assets of one billion dollars (about 844 million euros), accumulated not only with the work of actress and model, but also thanks to the profits made with beauty and apparel stores, KKW Beauty and Skims, which Kardashian has opened in recent years.

According to Forbes, Kardashian's stake in KKW Beauty is worth about $ 500 million (plus or minus 422 million euros), while that in Skims is worth $ 225 million (190 million euros).

The remainder of Kardashian's estate consists of cash and investments, including real estate (including three properties in Calabasas, northwest of Los Angeles).

Kardashian also holds shares in Disney, Amazon, Netflix and Adidas, which her ex-husband Kanye West gave her for Christmas in 2017. Financier Warren Buffet has dropped out of the top 5 for the first time in 20 years.

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- Forbes (@Forbes) April 6, 2021