FILE – In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo, Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, speaks at The Economic Club of Washington’s Milestone Celebration in Washington. A rich list by wealth compiler Hurun Report shows the market meltdowns in 2018 obliterated $1 trillion in wealth, with more than 212 of China’s richest individuals losing their dollar billionaire status. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos led the world’s wealthiest for the second year running, estimated by the Hurun Global rich list at $147 billion. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Jacqueline B. Mars arrives for the formal Artist’s Dinner honoring the recipients of the 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors hosted by United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, December 3, 2016. (Pool via Getty Images)
Steven Rales attends the 91st Oscars – Oscar Week: Animated Features at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on February 23, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
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Washington Nationals owner Ted Lerner tries on a baseball cap before a ribbon cutting ceremony to open The Ballpark of the Palm beaches before of a spring training baseball game against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
President Donald Trump points to the cheering audience as he arrives to speak at Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2019, in Oxon Hill, Md., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Philanthropist David Rubenstein stands by a portico pillar of the historical Arlington House at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, July 17, 2014.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen))
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder watches warmups on the field before an NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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Steve Case seen on day two of Summit LA18 in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
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Capitals and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis joined WTOP in studio Thursday, Jan. 31. (Courtesy: Monumental Sports)
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Baltimore Ravens owner Stephen Bisciotti before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Kevin Plank arrives at the 2015 Barnstable Brown Gala at Patricia Barnstable Brown’s Mansion on Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (Photo by Joe Imel/Invision/AP)
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The D.C. area is home to 11 billionaires who made the 2019 Forbes list, including the region’s newest billionaire resident, President Donald Trump.
Forbes’ 33rd-annual ranking of the world’s billionaires counts 2,153 of them worldwide, down from 2,208 in 2018. The total net worth of this year’s billionaires is $8.7 trillion, down from $9.1 trillion in 2018, the first decrease in billionaire wealth since 2016.
The average net worth of billionaires on the 2019 list is $4 billion, down from $4.1 billion in 2018.
The top of the list remains Jeff Bezos. The Amazon founder, who bought a $32 million mansion in Kalorama, has an estimated net worth of $131 billion, up $19 billion from 2018.
Bill Gates is No. 2 at $96.5 billion, up from $90 billion.
Warren Buffett is No. 3 with a net worth of $82 5 billion, down $1.5 billion.
The youngest billionaire on the list is Kylie Jenner. At age 21, Forbes estimates her net worth at $1 billion. It makes her the youngest self-made billionaire of all time.
Mark Zuckerberg, who once held the title of youngest billionaire, fell three places to No. 8 this year. He’s worth an estimated $62.3 billion, down $8.7 billion from 2018.
Here are the D.C. area’s billionaires, where they rank this year, and their net worth, as estimated by Forbes:
No. 33 Jacqueline Mars – $23.9 billion
No. 272 Steven Rales – $6 billion
No. 365 Ted Lerner and family – $4.9 billion
No. 597 Mitchel Rales – $3.6 billion
No. 597 (tie) Bernard Saul II – $3.6 billion
No. 715 Donald Trump – $3.1 billion
No. 838 William Conway Jr. – $2.7 billion
No. 838 (tie) Daniel D’aniello – $2.7 billion
No. 838 (tie) David Rubenstein – $2.7 billion
No. 1,057 Daniel Snyder – $2.2 billion
No. 1,717 Steve Case – $1.3 billion
No. 1,941 Ted Leonsis – $1.1 billion
Baltimore can claim two billionaires as well:
No. 472 Stephen Bisciotti – $4.2 billion
No. 1,227 Kevin Plank – $1.9 billion
See the full list of Forbes 2019 Richest People in the World list here.
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