The world’s richest 500 people saw their wealth jump 25% in 2019

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According to a report,In 2019, the world’s richest 500 people saw their collective net worth jump by 25 percent or $1.2 trillion. Combined, the collective net worth of the world’s 500 wealthiest individuals totalled $5.9 trillion. American billionaires alone added $500 billion to their wealth, with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gaining $27.3 billion and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates adding $22.7 billion.