Top 10 Richest Person In The World
1. Jeff Bezos
Jeffery Preston Bezos who is commonly known as Jeff Bezos was born on 12th January 1964 in the United States of America. Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon and holds the fascinating post of chairman in the company. His net worth is $200.1 billion. He also founded Blue Origin and Bezos Expeditions. He was previously married to Mackenzie Scott in 1993 but got divorced in 2019 and now he is in a relationship with his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez from 2019 till present. He has 4 children. He was born in Albuquerque and bought up in Houston and Miami. He did his graduation from Princeton University in 1986. He completed his degree in electrical engineering and computer science. He founded Amazon in 1994. Initially, the company began as an online book store, and later on, it expanded and turned into an e-commerce platform with a large variety of products. He also introduced video streaming platforms, audio streaming, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, etc.
He founded Blue Origin in 2000. The company's new shepherd vehicle went into space in 2015 and then landed successfully back on earth. After that company sent two human spaceflights in 2021 which became successful. The famous newspaper company The Washington Post was also purchased by him in 2013 for $250 million. He is the first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth index. On 20th July 2021, Bezos flew to space along with his brother Mark. The suborbital flight was 10 minutes long, reaching an altitude of 66.5 miles.
2. Elon Musk
On June 28, 1971, Elon Musk was born in South Africa. He completed his higher education at the University of Pennsylvania (BS and BA). SpaceX was founded by him and he is currently the CEO of the electric motor vehicle company Tesla. He founded The Boring Company on 17 Dec 2016 and X.com in 1999. He then co-founded Neuralink, OpenAI, and Zip2.
Musk married to Justine Wilson in 2000 and got divorced in 2008. Then he got married to Talulah Riley in 2010 and then got divorced in 2012 but then they again got married in 2013 and finally got divorced in 2016. Elon had a girlfriend named Grimes. They started dating in 2018 but broke up in 2021. Musk is the second richest person in the world. His real-time net worth as of 28th Oct 2021 is $151B.
3. Bernard Arnault
On 5th March 1949, Bernard Arnault was born. The famous Louis Vuitton which is a luxurious clothing brand was founded by him. He is the third richest person in the world. His net worth is $178.4 billion.
The chairman of Christian Dior SE is also Bernard Arnault. He was married to Anne Dewavrin in 1973 but they got divorced in 1990. Then Bernard got married to Helene Mercier in 1991. He has 5 children. He is the richest person in France. His company earned revenue of around $51 billion in 2020 and his net worth is around $178.4 billion. He is the 3rd richest person in the world. Bernard also loves art and he has a collection of some of the most famous artists of all time which includes Picasso, Yves Klein, etc.
4. Bill Gates
On 28 October 1955, Bill Gates was born. He is a dropout student from Harvard University. He worked as a software developer, an investor, and an entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Microsoft and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is also the co-chairperson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
He is the Board Member of Berkshire Hathaway Microsoft. Bill Gates was married to Melinda French in 1994 but they got divorced in 2021. They have 3 children. His official website is www.gatesnotes.com. His foundation has spent around $5 billion in 2019 on various programs in the United States and various countries of the world. Their foundation has donated a total amount of $36 billion from 1994-2018.
5. Mark Zuckerberg
On May 14, 1984, Mark Zuckerberg was born in New York, US. He is a media proprietor, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He started working in 2004. He is the co-founder and CEO of Facebook, co-founder, and co-CEO of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, co-founder, and board member of Breakthrough Starshot. His wife's name is Priscilla Chan and they have 2 children.
He went to Harvard University where he invented Facebook from his room in Feb 2004 with his friends Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum Dustin Moskowitz, and Christ Hughes. It is a social networking website. Initially, the site was launched to select college campuses but after some time it expanded and goes beyond the college. In 2012 the site had 1 billion users around the world and in May 2012, Zuckerberg took the company with the majority shares. His real-time net worth in October 2020 was $122 billionand he is the 5th richest person in the world.
6. Warren Buffett
On August 30, 1930, Warren Buffett was born. He did his graduation from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Businessman, an investor, and a philanthropist. He is active from the year 1951 till present. He is known for the Leadership of Berkshire Hathaway with Charlie Munger. He was married to Susan Thompson in the year 1952 but in 2004 she died and then in 2006 he got married to Astrid Menks. He has 3 children. He started investing at a very young age which helped him a lot in the share market and stocks. Buffett was the chairman and the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway since 1970. Buffett was the richest person in the world in the year 2008 with a total sum of around $62 billion.
7. Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison was born on 17 august 1944 in the United States. The University of Chicago is where he completed his education. He holds the post of CEO in Oracle Corporation. His real-time net worth as of 28th October 2021 is $128 billion and he is the 7th wealthiest person in the world. He stepped down from his post of CEO in 2014. He has joined TESLA'S board also in December 2018. He donated $200 million to open a cancer research center at the University of Southern California.
8. Larry Edward Page
On 26 March 1973, Larry Page was born in the US. His parents were computer experts. He also completed his studies in computer engineering. He was graduated from Stanford University. He and his college friend Sergey Brin both created a search engine which named Google. Google was launched in 1998 and soon it became very popular among people. In March 2018 Page funded a company called Kitty Hawk. This company has an agreement with officials from New Zealand to begin the process of a fully electric flying taxi.
Page and Lucinda Southworth got married in 2007 and now they have 2 children. In 2009 he left the post of CEO in Alphabet Inc. As per Forbes magazine, his real-time net worth is around $124.7 billion.
9. Sergey Brin
Sergey Brin was born on 21 August 1973 in Moscow, Russia. He has the citizenship of the US since 1979. He completed his education at the University of Maryland College Park and Stanford University. He is the co-creator of Alphabet Inc and then he launched PageRank. He got married to Anne Wojcicki in 2001 and got divorced in 2015 and then again got married to Nicole Shanahan in 2018. He has 3 children. His father is a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland who wants Sergey to study mathematics. Sergey Brin is also a donor to various organizations and Democratic Party. He donated $5000 to Obama's election campaign and $30800 to DNC. His real-time net worth is around $120.2 billion which makes him the 9th richest person on the globe.
10. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani is the richest person in India as well as in Asia for the last decade. On 19th April 1957, Mukesh Ambani was born. He is a dropout from Stanford University and completed his education from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai and Bachelor of Economics from the Institute of Chemical Technology.
Right now he is handling the post of chairman and MD in Reliance Industries. In 1985 Mukesh Ambani got married to Nita Ambani. He founded Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited in 2007 which is headquartered in Mumbai. Mukesh Ambani's real-time net worth is around $99.9 billion and soon he will reach up to the mark of $100 billion.