Bernard Arnault, with a fortune of $72 billion, reclaims the title of richest European for the first time since 2012. There are 259 newcomers including the first ever cryptocurrency billionaires; two Canadians whose toy company is behind Hatchimals and PAW Patrol; two Americans who founded online retailer Wayfair; and a 35-year-old heiress who runs In-N-Out Burger.
The CEO of LVMH, Bernard Arnault, is officially the richest person in fashion and the fourth richest person in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Arnault’s net worth is estimated at an insane $70.7 billion, the most of any European on the list.
As the world’s most successful and high-profile investor, Warren Buffett’s every move is carefully dissected and scrutinized. He or his company, Berkshire Hathaway, can drastically affect the fortunes of a company once news of his buying or selling shares of their stock are revealed.
The World's Largest Tech Companies 2018: Apple, Samsung Take Top Spots Again Though the U.S. remains on top, Asian companies are slowly inching their way onto our list of the top technology companies in the world. Seven of the largest tech companies in 2018 hail from the U.S. — down one from last year.