magazine announced its annual list of world billionaires
, and once again nine Wisconsin residents
made the list.
One of them, Imogene Powers Johnson, passed away on Saturday
. The widow of the late Sam Johnson of Racine-based SC Johnson, she was 87.
Each of the nine Wisconsin billionaires increased their net worth from a year ago
, according to Forbes. Here's how they rank on the Forbes world billionaires list:
- 134. John Menard, Jr., Menards, $11.5 billion (up from $10.2 billion a year ago)
- 164. Herbert Kohler, Jr., Kohler Co., $9.3 billion (up from $7.3 billion a year ago)
- 334. Diane Hendricks, ABC Supply, $5.5 billion (up from $3.9 billion a year ago)
- 514. James Cargill II, Cargill, $4.2 billion (up from $3.9 billion a year ago)
- 606. H. Fisk Johnson, Imogene Powers Johnson, S. Curtis Johnson, Helen Johnson-Leipold, SC Johnson, each $3.7 billion (up from $3.3 billion each a year ago).
- 652. Judy Faulkner, Epic, $3.5 billion (up from $2.4 billion a year ago)
The top 10 world billionaires, according to Forbes, are:
- 1. Jeff Bezos, Amazon, $112 billion
- 2. Bill Gates, Microsoft, $90 billion
- 3. Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, $84 billion
- 4. Bernard Arnault, LVMH, $72 billion
- 5. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, $71 billion
- 6. Amancio Ortega, Zara, $70 billion
- 7. Carlos Slim Helu, America Movil, $67.1 billion
- 8. Carles Koch, Koch Industries, $60 billion
- 9. David Koch, Koch Industries, $60 billion
- 10. Larry Ellison, Oracle, $58.5 billion
Other billionaires of note on the Forbes list include:
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Foxconn chairman Terry Gou's net worth is $8.5 billion and he ranks 181st on the Forbes magazine world billionaires list.[/caption]
- 181. Terry Gou, founder and chairman of Foxconn, $8.5 billion.
- 766. Donald Trump, president of the United States, $3.1 billion (down from $3.5 billion a year ago)
- 1285. James Dinan, Bucks co-owner, $1.94 billion (up from $1.8 billion a year ago)
- 1394. Marc Lasry, Bucks co-owner, $1.7 billion (up from $1.6 billion a year ago)
- 1650. David Einhorn, Nicolet High School graduate and founder of New York hedge fund Greenlight Capital, $1.35 billion (down from $1.5 billion a year ago).