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.
“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
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.
“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).
“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.
Listed below is a quick summary of the 20 richest people in the world:
- Jeff Bezos
- Bernard Arnault
- Bill Gates
- Mark Zuckerberg
- Mukesh Ambani
- Warren Buffett
- Elon Musk
- Larry Ellison
- Steve Ballmer
- Larry Page
- Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
- Sergey Brin
- Amancio Ortega
- Alice Walton
- Jim Walton
- S. Robson Walton
- MacKenzie Bezos
- Ma Huateng
- Michael Bloomberg
- Zhong Shanshan
- Carlos Slim Helu
- Jack Ma
- Daniel Gilbert
- Phil Knight
- Charles Koch