Top 10 richest people in the world: The list of the world’s richest people may vary from year to year, depending on their latest net worth and financial performance.
Here is the latest list of the Top 10 Richest People in the World, based on the Real-Time Forbes list of November 19, and some interesting facts about each of them.
Who is the richest at present? and how much wealth does he have? So let’s know about the ten richest people in the world. Top 10 richest people in the world.
Who is The Top 10 Richest Person in World?
1. Elon Musk
Elon Musk is working to revolutionize transportation worldwide through electric car maker Tesla and in space, through rocket maker SpaceX.
Elon Musk’s rocket company is now valued at around $36 billion, with his net worth currently at $105.4 billion. Elon Musk’s rocket company, SpaceX, is now valued at about $36 billion.
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Tesla has become the world’s most valuable automaker with a market capitalization of $342 billion.
2. Jeff Bezos
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos have a net worth of $182.4 billion and today ranks as the richest person in the world.
His position remains the same after divorcing his wife Mckenzie in 2019 and transferring a quarter of his stake in Amazon to her.
Jeff Bezos founded behemoth Amazon in 1994 from his garage in Seattle. The e-commerce giant has reaped the benefits of this coronavirus pandemic with the sheer number of people shopping online.
3. Bernard Arnault
French Director and CEO Bernard Arnault rank second in the world in terms of wealth. He has a net worth of $139.5 billion from his business in an empire of over 70 brands including Louis Vuitton and Sephora.
French businessman and Europe’s richest man Bernard Arnault amassed a fortune of $100 billion in December last year.
4. Bill Gates
Bill Gates and Melinda are the co-founders of the Gates Foundation. Bill Gates has a net worth of $118.6 billion.
After founding software giant Microsoft with Paul Allen, Bill Gates retained most of his shares in the company with only 1% of the shares and invested the remainder in shares and other assets.
Bill Gates entered the $100 billion club in April last year when Microsoft rallied as the share price soared. The Bill Gates and Melinda Gates Foundation is the largest private charitable foundation in the world.
5. Warren Buffett
Popularly known as the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett is known as one of the most successful investors of all time.
He runs Berkshire Hathaway, which has more than 60 companies including the famous Life Insurance, Durackle, and Dairy Queen Restaurant. His net worth is $86.9 billion.
The son of a US Congressman, he bought his first stock at the age of 11.
6. Larry Page
Larry Page, the co-founder of Google has a net worth of US$76.9 billion and ranks ninth among the richest people in the world.
He has also invested in Planetary Resources, the famous space probes company, and is also funding “Flying Car”, startup companies Kitty Hawk and Opener.
7. Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison has a net worth of $75.8 billion, which he earned from Oracle, the software firm he co-founded in 1977.
He stepped down as the company’s CEO in 2014 and has since served as the board’s director and core technology advisor.
Company Alison has also been on Tesla’s board since December 2018, after he bought 3 million shares earlier that year. He is the owner of almost all of the Hawaiian islands of Lanai.
8. Sergey Brin
Alphabet’s board member Sergey Brin has a net worth of US$74.7 billion which places him eighth among the world’s richest men. He co-founded Google with Larry Page in 1998 which went public in 2004 and became Alphabet in 2015.
9. Mukesh Ambani
He is the founder and chairman of Reliance Industries. The net worth of Mukesh Ambani is $74.8 billion.
He runs the largest oil and gas companies in India apart from a very popular and influential telecommunications network in India.
This year has been a busy one for Ambani, who has signed deals with Facebook and Google, among other biggies.
10. Mark Zukerberg
Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder, CEO, and chairman of Facebook, is the champion of the social networks that have become a communication system today.
His net worth is $99.9 billion and today he owns approximately 15% of the stock on Facebook since the firm went public in May 2012.
Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest centurion, his net worth has reached the previous mark of $100 billion.