Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 17
Bill Gates for the 24th time in a row became the richest man in the US, topped the rating published by Forbes magazine, RIA Novosti reported.
The state of the head of Microsoft reaches 89 billion dollars. The head of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, is the second with 81.5 billion dollars, the third place was ranked by Warren Buffett - he estimated, Forbes estimated, 78 billion dollars.
During the year, 289 people who got on the list of businessmen increased their capital, while only 51 billionaires became poorer. Among them was the current president of the United States. For the year of his tenure as head of state, Trump lost $600 million and settled in the ranking at 248th position. His state was estimated at $3.1 billion.