19. Jack Ma
Net Worth: $38.5 Billion
Jack Ma is the founder of Alibaba, and although he’s been one of the richest people in Asia for several years, he’s only just made it onto the list of the richest people in the world this year.
Jack was rejected from multiple jobs, including KFC when it was first introduced to China.Today, Jack Ma’s net worth is estimated to be $38.5 billion, launching him to the 19th spot on this list.