Richest People in the World
As we know, the list of the world’s richest people changes every year. It depends upon whether their financial assets either increased or decreased. List of top 10 richest people as shared on Forbes list. Here are some fascinating realities about each of them.
1. Elon Musk
Elon Musk is the founder, CEO, CTO, and chief designer of SpaceX and The Boring Company. He is the Co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI. His assets are $188 billion. He is on the top list of richest people in the world today. Musk was born on June 28, 1971. His mother was a Canadian and his father was South African. He completed his dual bachelor’s degrees in economics and physics from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2015, he Joined OpenAI as co-founded and in July 2016, he co-founded Neuralink.
2. Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon with a net worth of $186.6 billion. He was born on January 12, 1964. Bezos completed his graduation degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University in 1986. He worked in many fields related to his degree from 1986 to early 1994. He decided to establish an online bookstore and left his job at D. E. Shaw. In July 1994, he founded an online bookstore in his garage. Initially, Amazon started work as an online bookstore and now it has expanded a vast range of online businesses like various e-commerce products and services, including video and audio streaming, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.
3. Bernard Arnault
The French Billionaire businessman is in the third position. His net worth is $144. He is chairman and chief executive of world’s largest luxury goods company LVMH. He beat Jeff Bezos and became the world’s richest person for the shortest period of time in January 2020.
4. Bill Gates
Bill Gates is co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation stood in the fourth position among the world’s richest people with a net worth of $119.1 billion. William Henry Gates III was born in America on October 28, 1955. He is known as a pioneer of Microsoft Corporation. His mother’s name was Mary Maxwell Gates and his father’s name was William H. Gates Sr. His mother was director of Interstate BancSystem and his father was a Lawyer. At an early age, Bill Gates feels that his parents’ wish is to see him a prominent lawyer but he was interested in Software. He wrote his first software program when he was 13 years only. He was chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president, and chief software architect.
5. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
He is known as the co-founder, CEO, and chairman of Facebook born on May 14, 1984. When he went to Harvard University, he launched Facebook social networking service from his Dormitory room with his college roommate on February 4, 2004. Initially, this service was launched for college only but later on, the site was expanded speedily beyond college even in 2012, it had one billion users. At a very young age of just 23 years, he became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. He made communication easy and people come close to each other. His position is 5th in the list of richest people with a net worth is $99.0 billion. He is only the youngest on the list of billionaires.
6. Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison is in 6th position billionaire with a net worth of $88.1 billion. He held a cofounded post of oracle software firm in 1977. He was on CEO post when he quit it in 2014. Till, December 2018, Ellison has also been a part of Tesla. After that, he bought 3 million shares and owns approximately all of Hawaiian island Lanai.
7. Warren Buffet
He is famous as the Oracle of Omaha, he is the most powerful investor. Warren Buffet is famous as the most successful investor of all time. He owns many companies like Geico insurance, Duracell, Dairy Queen Restaurant. His net worth is $84.1 billion.
8. Larry Page
Larry Page ranks in 8th position among richest people in the world with a net worth of 75.3 Billion US$, He is co-founder of Google. He invested in many companies like Planetary Resources, the famed space exploration company. He contributing to funding “Flying Car”, startup companies Kitty Hawk and Opener
9. Mukesh Ambani
The originator director of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani has total assets of $74.4 billion. He runs the greatest oil and gas organizations in India notwithstanding a well-known and compelling telecom network in India. This year has been a bustling one for Ambani, he has marked arrangements with Facebook and Google among other huge firms.
10. Steve Ballmer
As the previous CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer drove the firm from 2000 to 2014. His capable administration during an extremely difficult stretch controlled Microsoft towards manageability and progress. His total assets are 74.0 Billion US$ and in 2018 he put $59 million in Social Solutions, an organization that makes programming for government offices and non-benefit associations. ms