The list of the richest people in the world will vary from year to year, based on their latest net worth and financial results.
- Jeff Bezos
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $186.6 billion and is the richest person on earth today. His place remains the same even though he divorced his wife MacKenzie in 2019 and moved a quarter of his share in Amazon to her. Bezos created the behemoth Amazon out of his garage in Seattle in 1994.
- Elon’s Musk
Elon Musk is working to revolutionize transport both on Earth, through the Tesla electric car manufacturer-and in space, through the SpaceX rocket manufacturer. Elon Musk’s rocket corporation is currently estimated at around $100 billion, with a net worth of $147.7 billion. Musk’s rocket business, SpaceX is now estimated at almost $100 billion.
- Bernard Arnault and the Family
LVMH – Bernard Arnault, President, and CEO of France, ranks third in the world in terms of capital. Its net worth is $144 billion from industry around the empire of more than 70 labels including Louis Vuitton and Sephora. French billionaire and Europe’s richest man, Bernard Arnault, made a fortune of $100 billion last December.
- Bill Gates’
Bill Gates, the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has a net worth of $119.1 billion. Having founded the tech giant Microsoft along with Paul Allen, Bill Gates gradually sold a large portion of his shareholding in the firm, keeping just 1% of the shareholdings and investing the remainder in stocks and other assets. Bill Gates joined the $100 billion group last April when Microsoft’s share price rose. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the largest private charitable foundation in the world.
- Mark Zuckerberg’s
The co-founder, CEO, and chairman of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, champions the social network that has been today’s messaging hub. Its net worth is $99.0 billion, and today it owns about 15 percent of Facebook’s share since the company went public in May 2012. Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in the world. The net worth zoomed beyond the $100 billion marks.