Everyone wants to be rich and have all the money in the world. Having a beautiful house, a luxurious car, and every essential luxury of life is a dream that almost everyone sees, and to fulfill this dream we work day and night.
For some, this dream has already come true. Like today we are going to talk about Top ten richest people in the world. Being one of the richest people in the world can be a great feeling.
The top billionaires we are going to talk about are definitely lucky, but their wealth was not earned overnight. They all put tremendous effort to make their name in their respective industries. And now they are on the list of the top ten richest people in the world.
Top Ten Richest People in the World
The names included in this list are:
- Jeff Bezos
- Elon Musk
- Bernard Arnault
- Bill Gates
- Mark Zuckerberg
- Warren Buffet
- Larry Ellison
- Larry Page
- Sergey Brin
- Mukesh Ambani
1. Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos, 57, is the founder and Executive Chairperson of the world-renowned online shopping platform ‘Amazon’ with a net worth of $177 Billion.
Bezos started this venture from his garage in Seattle after his idea of an online book store was turned down by his previous employer, Davis E. Shaw. Amazon started off as an online book store and now is the biggest online retail store to date.
2. Elon Musk
Elon Musk, 50, Co-founder and CEO of the company named ‘Tesla’ with a net worth of $151 Billion. Tesla is a company known to make electric vehicles and automobiles. Besides this Tesla also manufacture automobile accessories, solar power system and energy storage devices.
Musk initially worked with many companies. But in 2004, he greatly funded Tesla Motors and was labelled as the co-founder and CEO of the company. In 2016, he came to establish two more companies ‘Neuralink’ and ‘The Boring’.
3. Bernard Arnault
Bernard Arnault, 72, is the chairman and CEO of LVMH with a net worth of $150 Billion. LVMH is a company that deals in luxurious goods. This company includes Louis Vuitton, Sephora, Marcs Jacobs and many others.
Arnault shares a majority of the share of Christian Dior, so much so that most of his wealth comes from the share of this company. He invested in the company LVMH in 1987, becoming the chairman and a major shareholder.
4. Bill Gates
Bill Gates, 65, co-founder of Microsoft Corp. With a net worth of $124 Billion. Microsoft is the largest software company in the world. Besides producing a range of personal computers, Microsoft also produces software, publishes books and develops and sell video games.
Bill Gates also invested his wealth in other public assets like John Deere equity, Ecolab equity, Republic Services equity and many more.
5. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg, 37, Chairman, Co-founder and CEO of the popular social media platform named ‘Facebook’ with a net worth of $97 Billion. Zuckerberg initially founded Facebook with a group of fellow students from Harvard, but he dropped out to solely focus on his project.
Facebook is the largest social networking site which now also host other social networking sites like ‘WhatsApp’ and ‘Instagram’. These three are the top most networking sites with only Facebook having more than 2.8 billion users per month.
6. Warren Buffet
Warren Buffet, 91, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway with a net worth of $96 Billion. He bought a share in a garment industry called Berkshire Hathaway in 1962 and by the year 1965, he was the majority shareholder of the company.
Along his way, Buffet invested in many companies and become a shareholder including the companies like Duracell, Kraft Heinz.
7. Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison, 77, Chairman, CTO and Co-founder of a Company named ‘Oracle’ with a net worth of $93 Billion. In 1977 Ellison found a software company called ‘Software Development Laboratories (SDL)’ with his two former colleagues, Oates and Miner.
Later the company SDL remained Oracle System Corporation in 1982after the huge success of the software called Oracle. Oracle is the second-largest software developing company which have produced many computing programs like ‘Linux’ and ‘Java’.
8. Larry Page
Larry Page, 48, is the Co-founder and Board member of the company ‘Alphabet’ or more commonly known as ‘Google’ with a net worth of $91.5 Billion.
Google is the largest search engine in the world. Later on, Google also merged YouTube with itself. And in 2008 Google released the first Android phone, which was an innovation in the world of technology.
9. Sergey Brin
Sergey Brin, 48, Co-founder and Board member at ‘Alphabet’ or ‘Google’ with a net worth of $89 Billion. He also worked in the development of the Google platform and launched several tools under the name of Google like Gmail, Drive, Google Chat, Google Docs, Google Sheets and many more.
10. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani, 64, Chairman and Managing Director of ‘Reliance Industries’ with a net worth of $84.5 Billion. Reliance Industries was founded in 1955 as a small textile manufacturing industry by Mukesh Ambani’s father. Later on, the industry was split between Mukesh and his brother Anil.