Top 10 richest people in the world (according to Forbes)

These people are not ordinary as they have built for themselves a life that we can only dream about. All of them started like the most ordinary people but their patience, courage, and never-quit attitude have made them the richest people in the whole world. The net worth that I have mentioned in this list was on a particular day but it keeps changing so you can check it out yourself on The Forbes Real-Time Billionaires or Bloomberg Billionaires Index where they show the daily ranking of richest people in the world.

  1. Jeff Bezos (United States): [Net Worth: US$ 187.6 billion] His full name is Jeffrey Preston Bezos. He is the founder and CEO of Amazon, a multinational tech giant. He founded Amazon in late 1994 as an online bookstore which eventually grew into an online streaming platform, e-commerce site, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.
  2. Elon Musk (United States): [Net Worth: US$ 172 billion] Elon Reeve Musk is the parent of many companies, including Space X, Tesla, TheBoringCompany, and co-founder of OpenAI and Neuralink. Musk also co-founded the web software company Zip2 and PayPal which was bought by eBay in 2002.
  3. Bernard Arnault and family (France): [Net Worth: US$ 194.6 billion] Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is the chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton which is the largest luxury goods company
  4. Bill Gates (United States): [Net Worth: US$ 143.8 billion] He is the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. He is a philanthropist and he and his then wife, Melinda, founded the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  5. Mark Zuckerberg (United States): [Net Worth: US$ 122.3 billion] Mark Elliot Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook, Inc. He is the CEO, chairman, and controlling shareholder of Facebook. His name has been on the list of 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine. He launched Facebook on February 4, 2004, from his dorm room in Harvard.
  6. Warren Buffet (United States): [Net Worth: US$ 109.7 billion] Warren Edward Buffet is the CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. He is one of the most successful investors in the world. He is also a philanthropist as he gives away 99% of his earnings to philanthropic causes through the bill and Melinda gates foundation.
  7. Larry Ellison (United States): [Net Worth: US$ 91.7 billion] Lawrence Joseph Ellison is the co-founder, executive chairman, and Chief Technology Officer of Oracle Corporation which is a multinational computer technology corporation. He also owns an island in the United States, Lanai.
  8. Larry Page (United States): [Net Worth: US$ 107.9 billion] Lawrence Edward Page is the co-founder of Google. He was the CEO of Google from 1997 till 2001. He has also co-created PageRank, a search ranking algorithm.
  9. Sergey Brin (United States): [Net Worth: US$ 104.3. billion] Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin co-founded Google with Larry Page. He also served as the president of Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company.
  10. Mukesh Ambani (United States): [Net worth: US$ 85.8 billion] Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is the chairman, director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd. which is a Fortune Global 500 company.

Categories: Business, Education, News, World

Tagged as: ,