Wealth is one of the most potent weapons a person can have.
Who are the wealthiest individuals in the world? Welcome again to amazingtopten.com, and let’s find out who they are. In other words, most affluent people living in the world.
10. Mukesh Ambani
Chairman of Indian oil and gas company Reliance Industries.
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian billionaire.
He is a business magnate and the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd, which in the Fortune Global 500 company list.
He was born on April 19th, 1957. According to Forbes journal, he is the wealthiest man in Asia.
Currently, he is presently placing himself as the 10th richest person in the world at present.
Also, He holds an approximate net worth of $ 59.7Bn as of 2019.
9. Larry Page
Co-Founder of Google
Lawrence Edward Page, or the great Larry Page, was born on March 26th, 1973.
He is a renowned American computer scientist and an online entrepreneur.
He is world-famous for being one of the co-founders of Google along with the co-founder Sergey Brin.
Larry Page was the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc, which is Google’s parent company until stepping down on December 3rd, 2019.
After stepping down as the Google CEO in August 2001, he re-assumed the role in April 2011.
He announced his decision to step aside a second time in July 2015, and this made him the CEO of Alphabet.
During the tenure of Page, Alphabet sought to deliver significant advancements in a variety of industries.
Currently, he has been holding a net worth of $61.1 Bn, and as of 2019, he is the 9th most precious person in the world.
8. Carlos Slim
CEO of Telmex, América Móvil and Grupo Carso
Carlos Slim Helú is a renowned Mexican business tycoon, investor, philanthropist, and engineer.
He was born on January 28th, 1940, in Mexico City. From 2010 until 2013, he has was the wealthiest person in the world by Forbes business magazine.
He has obtained his assets from his massive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies throughout his conglomerate, Grupo Carso.
As of October 2019, he is the eighth-most precious person in the world, according to Forbes’ listing of The World’s Billionaires, with him and his family having a net worth estimated at $63.5 billion.
He is the wealthiest person in Latin America.
7. Larry Ellison
Co-Founder of Oracle
Lawrence Joseph Ellison was born on August 17th, 1944.
He is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, co-founder, and also the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Cooperation.
Ellison has been listed by Forbes magazine as the fourth-wealthiest person in the United States.
And also, as the seventh-wealthiest in the world, with a net worth of $66.4 billion, it increased from $54.5 billion in 2018.
6. Mark Zuckerberg
Founder and CEO of Facebook
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born to the world on May 14th in 1984. He is one of the best American internet entrepreneurs and philanthropists.
Mark Zuckerberg is well known for being the co-founder and for leading Facebook, Inc., which is a social networking website.
Zuckerberg is the chairman, chief executive officer of Facebook, and controlling shareholder.
Also, one of the co-founded and is currently playing himself as a board member of the solar sail spacecraft development project.
Zuckerberg was born in the beautiful White Plains, New York. Zuckerberg, in his early life, attended Harvard University, where he launched Facebook on February 4th, 2004.
Also, He gained support from his college roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
Also, From the year of 2010, Time magazine has named Zuckerberg among the 100 wealthiest and most influential people in the world. In December 2016, Mark Zuckerberg was ranked 10th on Forbes list of the world’s most influential people.
Currently, he is the 6th most precious person in the world, holding a net worth of $76.3 Bn.
5. Amancio Ortego
Founder of Inditex Fashion Group
The billionaire Amancio Ortega Gaona was born on March 28th in 1936.
He is a Spanish billionaire businessman and is renowned as the founder and former chairman of the Inditex fashion group.
Also, The Inditex Fashion Group is well renowned for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops.
As of December 2019, Ortega approximately had a net worth of $77.1 billion, and this had made him the second-wealthiest person in Europe after Bernard Arnault, and he was the fifth wealthiest in the world.
Also, For a small period in 2015, he was the richest man in the world by even bypassing Bill Gates. He is the second wealthiest retailer in the world.
4. Warren Buffet
Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
The world-famous businessman, Warren Edward Buffett was born on August 30th in 1930.
He is an American business tycoon, investor, and humanitarian.
The buffet is the current chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, who has been considered as the greatest as well as the most successful investor in the world has a net worth of $88.9 billion as of December 2019. Also, this has made him the fourth-wealthiest person in the world.
Also, He has been known to as the “Oracle” or “Sage” of Omaha by many global media outlets.
3. Bill Gates
Co-Founder of Microsoft
William Henry Gates III or the world-famous Bill Gates was born on October 28th of 1955. He is an American and business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist.
He is the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. During Bill Gates’s time at Microsoft, he contributed to the organization as the chairman, chief executive officer, president, and chief software architect well he also was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014.
From 1987, he is placing himself in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest documented individuals.
From 1995 to 2017, he was able to hold the Forbes title of the wealthiest person in the world.
In October 2017, CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, surpassed him with a predicted net worth of $90.6 billion compared to Bill Gates’ net worth of $89.9 billion at the time.
According to the resources, at present, he has an estimated net worth higher than $108.2 Bn.
2. Bernard Arnault (and Family)
Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy
Bernard is the Chairman and SEO of French company LVMH, and this the world’s largest luxury goods conglomerate.
Whereas Bernard is a French billionaire and a business tycoon and art collector, Arnault is the chairman and CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE, the world’s largest luxury-goods company.
Also, In April 2018, he became the wealthiest person in the fashion industry. Bernard Arnault was born on March 5th in the year of 1949, in Roubaix, France.
During his early years, he was graduating from the Lycée Maxence Van Der Meersch in Roubaix and then entered the École Polytechnique in Palaiseau, where he graduated with an MSc, a degree in 1971.
1. Jeff Bezos
Founder of Amazon
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is a legendary American internet and an aerospace entrepreneur who was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
He is one of the most significant media proprietors and an investor.
Jeff is the founder, chief executive officer, and president of Amazon.
During his early years, he graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with a degree in electrical engineering and computer science.
Also, Bezos had first become a millionaire in 1997 after raising $54 million through Amazon’s initial public offering (IPO).
Also, in 2010, his net worth was $12.3Bn, and by the end of 2019, his net worth has increased to $111.5Bn.