Hurun Report was established as a research unit in 1999 by British accountant Rupert Hoogewerf. Since then, Hurun Report Inc. has grown into a leading luxury publishing group based in Shanghai, China.

Hurun Report Inc has four divisions: Media; Conferences & PR; Market Research; and Investments and within the media division, its titles are Hurun Report, Hurun Schools Guide, Hurun Horse & Sports, Wings & Water. Hurun Report recently released the Global Rich List 2019, which ranks the world's wealthiest individuals.

The report states that the number of billionaires in the world reduced by 224. This is the first time an Indian – Mukesh Ambani- has been featured in the top 10 richest by the Hurun Report.

The Hurun Global Rich List 2019:

10. Larry Page | Country: US | Age: 45 | Net worth: $53 billion

9. Mukesh Ambani | Country: India | Age: 61 | Net worth: $54 billion

8. Sergey Brin | Country: US | Age: 45 | Net worth: $54 billion

7. Amancio Ortega | Country: Spain | Age: 82 | Net worth: $56 billion

6. Carlos Slim Helu | Country: Mexico | Age: 79 | Net worth: $66 billion

5. Mark Zuckerberg | Country: US | Age: 34 | Net worth: $80 billion

4. Bernard Arnault | Country: France | Age: 69 | Net worth: $86 billion

3. Warren Buffett | Country: US | Age: 88 | Net worth: $88 billion

2. Bill Gates | Country: US | Age: 63 | Total net worth $96 billion

1. Jeff Bezos | Country: US | Age: 55 | Net worth: $147 billion