Top 5Richest People in the world
Have you ever wondered who are the richest people in the world? If money rules the world then these billionaires definitely rule the world. They play a vital role in changing the world, from political to social and also economically.
These are the Top 10 Richest People in the world, according to Bloomberg Index
- Elon Musk
- Jeff Bezos
- Bernard Arnault
- Bill Gates
- Larry Page
Elon Musk is the co-founder and CEO of Tesla, the world’s most productive car maker company around the world. They sell electric vehicles and solar batteries. He has a total net worth of $311 billion. He has private assets of $40.3 billion in SpaceX which is a rocket manufacturer tapped by NASA. Elon Musk has 17%($193billion).
In 2020, Tesla’s stock price experienced a rising over 740%, helping push Musk to the top spot among billionaires. As of November 29, 2021, Musk had grown by $140 billion yearly up to date.
- Net worth:$311 billion
- CEO: Tesla
- Residence: Texas
- Assets: SpaceX
Amazon, the largest shopping platform all over the world was founded by Jeff Bezos who is now currently stepping down as CEO on July 5 2021 to become executive chairman. Jeff Bezos is a computer engineer and an investor too.
In the pandemic of Covid-19, the company has grown 38% to $386 billion as people don’t feel safe for offline market and made a huge number of online shopping which is directly profitable for a company like Amazon. Amazon share also rise by 76% in the pandemic.
- Net worth:$201 billion
- Founder & Chairman: Amazon
- Residence: Washinton
- Assets: Blue Origin, The Washinton Post, etc
Bernard Arnault is the chairman and CEO of the world's largest luxury goods company. He has a total of $162 billion net worth.
Bernard with $15 million of his money has become a managing partner of a french bank and raised the $80 million to purchase Boussac Saint-Freres, a bankrupt textile company that has owned Christan Dior. Later on, he was invited to invest in LVMH by the company chairman, Henri Racamier.
Bernard acquired luxury brands, in the Italian company Fendi (2003), the iconic French department store La Samaritaine(2010), Italian jewelry brand Bulgari (2010), and the classic American Jeweler Tiffany & Co.(2021).
- Net worth:$162 billion
- CEO: LVMH
- Residence: Paris
- Assets: Moelis & Company equity, Carrefour equity, Hermes equity.
Bill Gates is the founder of one of the leading software company named Microsoft. He is from Washington having about net worth of $135 billion. Bill Gates has dropped out of Harvard and went to found Microsoft with his friend Allen.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have launched the Giving Pledge, a campaign that encourages wealthy individuals to donate some of their money to philanthropic causes. Bill and Melinda Gates announced a plan to divorce on May 3, 2021.
- Age: 65
- Residence: Washington
- Cofounder: Microsoft Corp
- Net Worth: $135 billion
- Microsoft Ownership Stake: 1.3% ($34 billion)
- Assets: Cascade Investment LLC ($60 billion public and private assets), $55.7 billion in cash
Lawrence Edward Page is a computer scientist who has made a google search engine that has active minions of searches per day. Sergey Brin and Larry Page had made google. More than 70% of worldwide online searches are handled by google.
Larry lives in California having a net worth of 4126 billion total. He is the Co-found and board member of Alphabet(GOOG).
- Age: 48
- Residence: California
- Co-founder and Board Member: Alphabet (GOOG)
- Net Worth: $126 billion
- Other Assets: $14.4 billion in cash