Every year in this world the number of the rich is increasing, and competition is increasing. Some of them have their name on the list of top rich man in the world.
According to the Forbes report at present, there are a total of 1,626 plus billionaires in the whole world. Their total assets amount to 8.5 trillion. The wealth of the world’s richest eight is equal to half the world’s wealth, says Oxfam, an international charity. The information published by the company shows that the gap between rich and poor is increasing steadily. And as much as it was feared the distance might be even greater.
1. Jeff Bezos
Net Worth: $116.7 billion
Jeff Bezos holds the top spot on the world’s richest list. Bezos, the founder of the online giant Amazon. He was born on January 12, 1948, in New Mexico. Bezos received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University.
2. Bill Gates
Net Worth: $114.1 billion
Bill Gates not just one of the world’s best talents, one of the top rich Windows operating system’s father and founder of Microsoft is Bill Gates. He lives in Washington, USA. He was born in 1995 in Washington, to an upper-middle-class family. From a young age, Gates possessed keen talent. When something went into his head, he would not concentrate on any other task until it was finished. Bill Gates was the first 15 times the list of the top wealthiest in 25 years. But he was falling behind by Mexican telecom businessman Carlos Slim in the year of 2008. For the next four years, the top wealthy seat was occupied by Carlos Slim. This year he is back at his peak. Gates has been spending more time with Microsoft’s product managers since last year, after spending several years engaging in philanthropic and social welfare activities, with competitors like Amazon, Apple, and Google falling behind in the market.
3. Bernard Arnault
Net Worth: $113.0 billion
Bernard Arnault, chairman, and CEO of the French-based luxury company LVMH Motel Hennessy. His net worth was $ 39.5 billion in the year 2010. His wealth has grown to $ 73.5 billion in a decade.
4. Warren Buffett
Net Worth: $86.9 billion
Founder: Berkshire Hathaway
Warren Buffett of the United States is at No 4 on the list. He Born in Omaha, USA in 1930. Buffett graduated in business administration from the University of Nebraska and a masters in economics from Columbia University. He bought the first shares in his life at the age of only 11. As a child, he used to distribute papers to his neighbors. Buffett purchased a house in the year of 1958 and was living there. He pledged to donate 99% of his wealth to the public welfare work. In the business world, he was called ‘the wise man of Omahar’. He is considered one of the most successful investors of the twentieth century. He is the owner and chairman of the multi-billion dollar conglomerate ‘Berkshire Hathaway’.
5. Mark Zuckerberg
Net Worth: $82.2 billion
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s co-founder, and CEO is at number 5 on the world’s richest list. This year’s list is dominated by technology entrepreneurs. The top three on the list are tech entrepreneurs. Of the first 10 people, six are from the technology sector.
6. Amancio Ortega
Net Worth: $76.9 billion
Amancio Ortega was born in Spain in 1936, he is a businessman. He lives in La Coruna, Spain. His father was a railway worker. Because of this, they could not settle in any city in Spain. Amancio Ortega is regarded as the master of the business house that surrounds the fashion house. Because the Spanish billionaire has revolutionized fashion. Ortega, the father of three children. In 2011, he took over as chairman of the world-renowned fashion house Inditex. Besides, he is the chairman of Zara International in Spain. He is currently crossing the boundaries of fashion in various sectors. It is owned by the Epic Hotel, A 54-story luxury building with several establishments.
7. Larry Ellison
Net Worth: $71.2 billion
Larry Ellison is at No-7 on this list. He lives in Woodside, California. The father of two children and 69-year-old. His full name is Lawrence Joseph Allison. However, the world of technology recognizes him as Larry Ellison. He was born on August 17, 1944. Larry was extremely unpopular in his education career. Although he was admitted to several schools, colleges, and universities, he did not finish his education successfully. He was first introduced to computer design while studying at the University of Chicago. He moved to Northern California permanently in the year of 1968. In the seventies, he started working in the medal corporation. One of his tasks here was to create a database for the CIA. In doing so, he became passionate about working with the database. In 1977, he established software development laboratories. The name was changed to Oracle in the year of 1979. He is one of the co-founders and CEO of Oracle Corporation.
8. Larry Page
Net Worth: $65.3 billion
Larry Page was born on March 26, 1973. He is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur. He founded Google with Sergey Brin. He is the chief executive officer of Alphabet Incorporation, Google’s parent company.
After resigning as CEO of Google Eric Emerson in August 2001, he Enters the position in April 2011. Page is the inventor of the Page-Rank, better known as Google’s search ranking algorithm. He received the Markey Prize in the year of 2004.
9. Carlos Slim
Net Worth: $60.4 billion
Founder: America Movil
Carlos Slim Helu lives in Mexico City. He was born in 1940, the telecom businessman started his business activities through hotel business and real estate business. Basically, the period from 1991 to 1996 was very important in his life. Because at that time he was contracted with France Telecom and the Southwestern Bell Corporation. And the work was government. So get on the ladder of success very easily. Later, other private telephone companies also lent their hand in this work. Gradually, his business spread throughout Latin America and the United States. He is the father of six children in a person’s life. Mexico has its hotels, restaurants and several housing companies. Carlos Slim Helu has been running a business since the age of 79.
10. Charles Koch
Net Worth: $53.7 billion
Founder: Koch Industries
The Koch brothers are the world’s richest brothers. They own the coaching industry of the second-largest private company in the United States. Among them, Charles Koch is the co-proprietor, board chairman and CEO of Coach Industries. He was born on November 1, 1935. He holds an MSc from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). After completing his studies, he started his career as an international management consultant D. Little. He returned to Wichita in the year of 1961 and joined his father’s business, Rock Island Well & Refining Company. The coach’s business philosophy is market-based management (MBM). Which he elaborates on in his book, Science of Success.