Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) 7 Mar 2018 12:33 https://www.avapress.com/en/gallery/159509/1/the-world-s-richest-billionaires -------------------------------------------------- Title : The world's richest billionaires -------------------------------------------------- Text : Forbes found a record2,208billionaires, collectively worth$9.1 trillion. Among them are259newcomers who made their fortunes in everything from wedding dresses to children s toys to electric cars. Forbes has pinned down a record 2,208 billionaires from 72 countries and territories including the first ever from Hungary and Zimbabwe. This elite group is worth $9.1 trillion, up 18% since last year. Their average net worth is a record $4.1 billion. Americans lead the way with a record 585 billionaires, followed by mainland China with 373.