According to the latest list of the world’s richest people by Forbes, the following are the individuals who make it to the top 10.
1. Elon Musk – $263.4 billion
Tesla and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, who is in the news these days because of his battle with Twitter, has a net worth of $263.4 billion.
SpaceX is valued at almost $100 billion and Tesla is the world’s most important automaker.
2. Bernard Arnault & Family – $167.7 billion
The chairman and CEO of LVMH, Bernard Arnault, is second on the list with a net worth of $167.7 billion. The family owns more than 70 brands. He is Europe’s richest man who earned a $100 billion fortune last year, Business Insider reported.
3. Jeff Bezos – $162.7 B billion
The third richest person, Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon and has a net worth of $162.7 billion. Even though he transferred a lot of his wealth to his wife after divorce, the e-commerce giant still remains the third richest.
4. Gautam Adani and family – $142.7 billion
India’s Gautam Adani has diversified Adani Group into multiple sectors including aerospace, logistics, and energy. At $142.7 billion, he is the fourth richest in the world and the richest man in Asia.
5. Bill Gates – $113.4 billion
Popular tech giant Bill Gates recently donated a billion dollars to his foundation, promising he would eventually leave the list of the world’s richest people. Currently, his net worth is $113.4 billion. His foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the world’s largest private charitable foundation.
6. Larry Ellison – $108.5 billion
With a net worth of $108.5 billion, Larry Ellison, the founder of software firm Oracle stands at the sixth position. Ellison has also been on Tesla’s board after he bought three million shares in 2018, reported Business Insider. Almost all of Hawaiian island Lanai belongs to Ellison.
7. Warren Buffet – $103.4 billion
Warren Buffet is considered an all-time successful investor. He operates a company — Berkshire Hathaway — that further owns more than 60 companies. Buffet bought his first ever share at the age of 11, reported Business Insider.
8. Larry Page – $100.1 billion
Google’s co-founder Larry Page has a net worth of over $100 billion. Among other interesting projects, he is funding “Flying Car”.
9. Sergey Brin – $97.0 billion
Sergey Brin is the co-founder and board member of Alphabet. He also co-founded Google.
10. Mukesh Ambani – $94.2 billion
The tenth richest person in the world is Mukesh Ambani at $94.2 billion. Like Elon Musk, he is a Stanford dropout. He owns Reliance Industries and has been the richest person in Asia.