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Introduction

Are you on the lookout for the richest people in the world?

Rich people are known to be entrepreneurs who have made it despite all the hurdles and risks involved in the business.

They are men valued in billions of dollars in terms of net worth and are highly influential in their respective societies.

The 25 richest people in the world are:

25. Charles Koch

Net Worth: $44.9 Billion

Kicking off the list of the richest people in the world is Charles Koch.

The American entrepreneur and patron is the CEO of Koch industries.

This is a wide range production company that has traded in diversified good and services.

Charles Koch has a total estimated net worth of $44.9 Billion.

24. Phil Knight

Net Worth: $45.5 Billion

Phil Knight is an American Internationally oriented entrepreneur.

He is one of the founding members of Nike and is the current chairperson of the group.

23. Daniel Gilbert

Net Worth: $47.6 Billion

Daniel Gilbert is the 23rd richest person in the world.

He is an American business tycoon who owns Rock Ventures and other profitable business investment.

The American has an estimated net worth of around $47.6 Billion.

22. Jack Ma

Net Worth: $50.3 Billion

Jack Ma is one of the richest people in Asia. He is the founder of Alibaba (Ali express) – one of the top online stores in the world.

With an estimated net worth of $50.3 Billion, the Asian is the 22nd richest person in the world.

21. Carlos Slim Helu

Net Worth: $52.1 Billion

Carlos Slim Helu is one of the top entrepreneurs in North America.

The Mexican business tycoon is the governor of the investment platform known as Grupo Carso.

This business empire spans several services such as health, real estate and so on.

20. Zhong Shanshan

Net Worth: $52.8 Billion

With an estimated net worth of $52.8 Billion, Zhong Shanshan claims the 20th richest person in the world.

He is the chairman of Nongfu Spring – a Chinese water-beverage corporation.

19. Michael Bloomberg

Net Worth: $54.9 Billion

Michael Bloomberg is one of the notorious businessmen in the world.

The American investor and political activist is the brain behind the creation of Bloomberg L.P, where he is the CEO.

He has garnered an impressive net worth of roughly $54.9 Billion.
 

18. Ma Huateng

Net Worth: $57.3 Billion

Ma Huateng is a Chinese entrepreneur, innovator, patron, architect and ICT expert.

The Asian is the owner of Tencent and has an estimated net worth of $57.3 Billion.

17. MacKenzie Bezos

Net Worth: $59 Billion

MacKenzie Bezos is the former wife of Jeff Bezos, the innovator of Amazon – a popular online shopping centre.

The American writer and patron earned 4% interest in the company – which amounted to $35 billion as of then.

16. S. Robson Walton

Net Worth: $63.9 Billion

Robson Walton is one of the richest people in the world.

The business tycoon is the son of Sam Walton – the owner of Walmart.

He ruled over the affairs of the company for a short time – in 2015 he handed over the administrative power to his sibling.

15. Jim Walton

Net Worth: $64.2 Billion

Jim Walton is the brother of Robson Walton, who is also a benefactor of Walmart.

The business tycoon is the owner of Arvest Bank and is among Walmart board of directors.

14. Alice Walton

Net Worth: $64.5 Billion

Alice Walton is a sister to Jim and Ribson and a daughter to Sam Walton.

With an estimated net worth of $64.5 Billion, She is the second richest woman in the world.

Favorite Quote

“I know the price of lettuce. You need to understand price and value. You buy the best lettuce you can at the best price you can.”

13. Amancio Ortega

Net Worth: $65.9 Billion

As well as being the 13th richest person in the world, Amancio Ortega is one of the critical losers in 2021.

The Spanish businessman lost 25% – about $20 billion and this has dropped him from 5th to 13th.

12. Sergey Brin

Net Worth: $66 Billion

Sergey Brin and his fellow business compatriot, Larry Page were the brain behind the foundation of the popular search engine, Google.

Brian has an estimated net worth of around
$66 billion.

11. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Net Worth: $66.3 Billion

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the 11th richest person and the wealthiest woman in the world.

She inherited L’Oreal from her late mother with 33% interest allocated to her family.

10. Larry Page

Net Worth: $67.9 Billion

Larry Page and his fellow business compatriot, Sergey Brin were the brain behind the foundation of the popular search engine, Google.

Larry has an estimated net worth of around
$67.9 billion because of this invention.
 

9. Steve Ballmer

Net Worth: $70.1 Billion

Steve Ballmer is the 9th richest person in the world.

He is the former CEO of the popular Microsoft and has an estimated net worth of $70.1 billion.

8. Larry Ellison

Net Worth: $74.9 Billion

Larry Ellison is the co-founder of the prominent Oracle Corporation.

The company has excelled and has a boost of over 136,000 employees.

He has an estimated net worth of $74.9 Billion.

7. Elon Musk

Net Worth: $79.4 Billion

Elon Reeve Musk FRS is a South-African born business tycoon who is the leading figure in the world’s future technological evolution.

The Canadian/American architect and ICT expert is the owner of Neuralink, The Boring Company, Space-X, Tesla and Paypal.

6. Warren Buffett

Net Worth: $82.3 Billion

Warren Buffett is an American businessman who is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

Despite accumulating billions of dollars, Warren still lives in an apartment he bought when he didn’t make it.

WOW!

Favourite Quote

“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.”

5. Mukesh Ambani

Net Worth: $88.9 Billion

With an estimated net worth of $88.9 Billion, Mukesh Ambani is the richest person in Asia.

The Indian entrepreneur is a major shareholder and MD of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).

Favourite Quite

“Today I see a billion people as a billion potential consumers, an opportunity to generate value for them and to make a return for myself”

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $98 Billion

Breaking in among the “top four” richest person in the world is Mark Zuckerberg.

This business tycoon is the brain behind the creation of Facebook – an experiment he started in his dorm compartment during his schooling days at Harvard University.

3. Bill Gates

Net Worth: $115 Billion

Bill Gates is the owner of Microsoft and had held the position of the richest person for some years.

He has an estimated net worth of around $115 Billion.

2. Bernard Arnault

Net Worth: $119.4 Billion

Missing the top spot on the list, Bernard Arnault is the second richest person in the world.

He is the CEO of LVMH and has jumped from the 14th richest person (in 2017) to 2nd (2021).

1. Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $183.8 Billion

Beating all others on the list, Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world.

The American is the founder and owner of Amazon, a popular online shopping centre.

Amazon is a company brimming with innovative ideas and their move to adopt drone shipping is one of such indications.

Today, Jeff has an estimated net worth of $183.8 Billion after briefly going above $200 billion.

Logic dictates that he might be the first world’s business mogul to hit a trillion-dollar.

Conclusion

Listed below is a quick summary of the 20 richest people in the world:

  1. Jeff Bezos
  2. Bernard Arnault
  3. Bill Gates
  4. Mark Zuckerberg
  5. Mukesh Ambani
  6. Warren Buffett
  7. Elon Musk
  8. Larry Ellison
  9. Steve Ballmer
  10. Larry Page
  11. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
  12. Sergey Brin
  13. Amancio Ortega
  14. Alice Walton
  15. Jim Walton
  16. S. Robson Walton
  17. MacKenzie Bezos
  18. Ma Huateng
  19. Michael Bloomberg
  20. Zhong Shanshan
  21. Carlos Slim Helu
  22. Jack Ma
  23. Daniel Gilbert
  24. Phil Knight
  25. Charles Koch

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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