These are the Bay Area’s wealthiest people in 2018

The wealthiest people in the Bay Area are, unsurprisingly, billionaires — many times over.

Forbes magazine recently released its annual list of the richest people in the world. Silicon Valley again makes a strong showing, although the richest person on the list is a tech entrepreneur from outside the Bay Area. Amazon.com CEO and co-founder Jeff Bezos is the richest man on the planet, according to Forbes, with an estimated fortune of $39.2 billion — up 59 percent year-over-year.

Here’s a closer…