May 10, 2021

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The 33 richest people on earth Part 1

Rosie Fitzmaurice From Business Insider

Jeff Bezos is the third wealthiest man on the planet, according to The Sunday Times Rich List 2018. Axel Springer/Business Insider
The Sunday Times has published its much-anticipated Sunday Times Rich List for 2018, which ranks the wealthiest people in Britain, as well as the rest of the world— and it gives readers a sneak peek into the net worth of some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, self-made billionaires, and family groups.

33. The Persson family: Net Worth — £22.9 billion ($31.0 billion).
Stefan Persson, chairman of H&M, owns a 29% stake in the company, which was founded by his father Erling.
Stefan Persson, chairman of Hennes & Mauritz, is seen in Stockholm Scanpix Sweden/Reuters
Source: Forbes

32. The Johnson family: Net Worth — £23 billion ($31.1 billion). The most famous of the Johnson heirs is Woody, the owner of the New York Jets who is currently serving as US ambassador to the UK.
Woody Johnson Getty/Dan Kitwood
Source: Forbes

31. Georg Schaeffler & Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann: Net Worth — £23.4 billion ($31.7 billion). Georg and his mother Maria-Elisabeth own German automotive parts maker Schaeffler.
REUTERS/Daniel Karmann
Source: Forbes

30. The Pritzker family: Net Worth — £23.6 billion ($31.9 billion). There are 11 billionaire heirs in the Pritzker family, who are most well-known for owning the Hyatt hotel chain.
Penny Pritzker, pictured, was the US Secretary of Commerce from 2013 to 2017. Reuters/Stringer
Source: Forbes

29. Lord (David) Thomson of Fleet and family: Net Worth — £24.5 billion ($33.2 billion). Thomson and his family control a media and publishing empire. He is the chairman of Thomson Reuters.
Reuters/JP Moczulski
Source: Forbes

28. R Budi & Michael Hartono: Net Worth — £25.3 billion ($34.2 billion).
The Hartono brothers inherited tobacco company Djarum from their father but now get a large chunk of their fortune from their investment in Bank Central Asia.
The Djarum logo can be seen in the background of the men’s singles final match at the Djarum Indonesia Open 2013 badminton tournament in Jakarta, Indonesia. Reuters
Source: Forbes

27. Li Ka-shing: Net Worth — £25.9 billion ($35.0 billion). Hong Kong’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, recently announced his retirement from running CK Hutchison.
Li Ka-shing Reuters
Source: Business Insider

26. Gérard Mulliez and family: Net Worth — £26.4 billion ($35.7 billion). Mulliez is the founder of French retail group Auchan.
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25. Axel Dumas & the Hermès family: Net Worth — £27.1 billion ($36.7 billion). Dumas is the CEO of French fashion house Hermès.
Getty/Vittorio Zunino Celotto

24. Steve Ballmer: Net Worth — £28.4 billion ($38.4 billion). Ballmer was the CEO of Microsoft from January 2000 to February 2014.
Steve Ballmer Business Insider

23. Sheldon Adelson: Net Worth — £28.5 billion ($38.6 billion). Adelson is the founder and CEO of Las Vegas Sands, America’s largest casino company.
Kin Cheung/AP
Source: Forbes

22. Jack Ma: Net Worth — £28.9 billion ($39.1 billion). The Chinese tech billionaire is the founder and executive chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.
Ruben Sprich/Reuters

For more on this story go to: http://www.businessinsider.com/sunday-times-rich-list-2018-richest-people-in-the-world-by-net-worth-2018-5?utm_source=feedburner&amp%3Butm_medium=referral&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20businessinsider%20(Business%20Insider)

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