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#Forbes Rich List

# forbes-rich-list - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Kylie Jenner has become the world's youngest self-made billionaire

Jeff Bezos tops Forbes rich list for second year running while Mark Zuckerberg’s wealth has slipped.

# forbes-rich-list - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From The42 McGregor surges up 2018 Forbes rich list after earning $99 million last year Dem Dollas

McGregor surges up 2018 Forbes rich list after earning $99 million last year

Floyd Mayweather has reclaimed his top spot.

# forbes-rich-list - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world as Trump's value drops by $400 million

Forbes published its billionaires list today.

# forbes-rich-list - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person

The entrepreneur leapfrogged Microsoft’s Bill Gates, who’s been at the top spot for the past four years.

# forbes-rich-list - Monday 14 September, 2015

From The42 Real Madrid dethroned as the most valuable sports team - but not by who you might think Money Money Money

# forbes-rich-list - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about falling house prices, a big payday and how to make it rich.

# forbes-rich-list - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

There are now 1,826 billionaires in the world (as the gap between rich and poor widens further)

181 new members joined billionaire club in the past year, while 1 in 9 people in the planet don’t have enough to eat.

# forbes-rich-list - Monday 2 March, 2015

Bill Gates has a reason to smile today...

The Forbes rich list is out and there’s a former basketball player on it.

# forbes-rich-list - Friday 10 August, 2012

James Patterson is top-earning author

But Hunger Games writer Suzanne Collins makes appearance among established names.

# forbes-rich-list - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

From The42 In pictures: Mayweather tops Forbes highest-paid athletes list $$$ This post contains images

In pictures: Mayweather tops Forbes highest-paid athletes list

The man nicknamed “Money” beats the likes of Tiger Woods and LeBron James as the highest earner in sport.

# forbes-rich-list - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

From The42 Rich list: The 10 highest paid footballers in the world Cha-ching! This post contains images

Rich list: The 10 highest paid footballers in the world

David Beckham still tops the table when it comes to the game’s wealthiest players and there are a couple of inclusions from the Premier League.

# forbes-rich-list - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Buffett to Murdoch: I'll show you mine if you show me yours

What is he talking about? Tax returns, of course.

# forbes-rich-list - Thursday 19 May, 2011

From The42 Woods to fall out of top 10 in world rankings Drop

Woods to fall out of top 10 in world rankings

It will be the first time Woods is out of the top 10 since he was No 13 on April 6, 1997, the week before he won the Masters for the first of his 14 majors. But he’s still the most powerful athlete according to Forbes.

# forbes-rich-list - Monday 14 March, 2011

From Business ETC O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man Digicel

O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man

Denis O’Brien’s Honduras and El Salvador telecommunications businesses are to be acquired by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim – recently named as the world’s richest man by Forbes.

# forbes-rich-list - Thursday 29 July, 2010

THE RECLUSIVE GERMAN billionaire, Theo Albrecht, has died at the age of 88.

Albrecht, one of the world’s richest men, was co-founder of the discount store Aldi. He also bought the successful American grocery store Trader Joe’s.

Theo Albrecht founded the first Aldi store along, with his brother Karl, after taking over their mother’s corner shop following the end of World War II.

They refused to stock anything but staple products, and presented them in cardboard boxes stacked on wooden pallets rather than on shelves. The name “Aldi” stands for “Albrecht Discount.”

Theo Albrecht led an extremely simple lifestyle – he reportedly wrote notes using two inch pencil stubs during business meetings.

Theo and his brother parted ways in the 1960s when they couldn’t agree on whether to sell cigarettes: they divided the company into Aldi Nord and Aldi Sud.

Theo ended up mainly running stores across Europe, while Karl took Australia, the UK and the US – but Theo managed to get a piece of the American market when he bought Trader Joe’s, a California store that sells discount gourmet food.

The men were ranked as two of the richest people in the world by Forbes, with Theo coming in a 31st (with a fortune of €16.07bn) and Karl coming in at 10th (with a fortune of €17.98).

Theo was notoriously private, shunning the media and going to great pains to avoid having his photographs taken. He was kidnapped in 1971 by two men who demanded about €2m.

He died in his home city of Essen and is survived by his wife and two children.