Let’s be honest, at some point in our life, we’ve all taken our curiosity about the richest in the world to the Google search engine. My first time doing that was at the age of 8 when my brother told me that Bill Gates was the world’s richest man.
Wealth is an interesting topic because almost everyone wants more of it. And if you can’t have more of it, sometimes you just entertain yourself by knowing more about it. So without further ado, here are 2018’s top 25 richest people in the world.
25. Lee Shau Kee
Lee Shau Kee comes from a poor childhood and background. But today, his total net worth is over $30 billion. He is the co-founder of Sun Hung Kai, a huge property development firm.
24. Li Ka-Shing
One of Asia’s most inspiring entrepreneurs, Li Ka-Shing is the chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings and CK Asset Holdings. Although, this year, he has chosen to give his seat up. Last recorded in March 2018, Li Ka-Shing’s net worth is about $34.9 Billion.
23. Hui Ka Yan
The Hong Kong-listed property developer, China Evergrande Group in Shenzhen is chaired by Hui Ka Yan. The firm manages and develops residential and commercial properties.
Hui Ka Yan’s current net worth is $35.5 billion.
22. Mukesh Ambani
The chairman, managing director and biggest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), Mukesh Ambani is India’s wealthiest man and most influential entrepreneur.
Not only India, but Ambani has also stayed the richest man in all of Asia for a while now. This year, he has secured a position on the list of the richest people across the globe! Ambani’s current net worth is $39.6 billion.