Trump dropped 222 places. Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris with a net worth of $6.6 billion is the world's richest Arab, as Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal was excluded from the list.
Forbes said that Trump's fortune fell in part due to declining Manhattan real estate values, as well as lower revenues at several Trump golf properties.
Thanks to a 59 per cent rise in Amazon shares over the past 12 months, Bezos nearly doubled his fortune, taking it to US$120 billion, way ahead of Gates's US$90 billion - the biggest gap ever between the number one and two spots, Forbes said.
Forbes calculated that Bezos's fortune, which is mostly held in Amazon shares, increased by 39.2bn dollars over the past year. Last year, Pritzker ranked No. 3 in IL, with $3.4 billion.
Mr Gates has headed the list for 18 of the past 24 years.
Twelve out of the top 15 richest people are from the United States, with investor Warren Buffett in third place (with $84bn) and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg in fifth ($71bn). No. 4 is chairman and CEO of luxury goods company LVMH, Bernard Arnault, and his family, with $72 billion.
The US has the most billionaires by country, with 585, followed by Greater China.
He's now worth an estimated $112 billion, up $39.2 billion from 2017.
The Forbes billionaires list takes a snapshot of wealth on February 9 that incorporates that day's stock prices and exchange rates from around the world. The magazine uses that day's stock prices and exchange rates from around the world.
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James had his usual stellar night with 30 points, nine rebounds , and eight assists . "We were sharing the ball", Walton said . He added that Smith will be ready for practice Friday and return for the team's game against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday.