RICHEST PERSONS OF WORLD
The richest persons are counted on the basis of their net worth. It is evaluated and published by the business magazine of America named as Forbes. The total net worth is always calculated in dollars ($). Since last 3 years Jeff Bezos is at the top of the list, with Bill Gates at 2nd position. Jeff Bezos succeeded Bill Gates in 2018 with net worth of $112 billion. In 2020, Forbes published the 34th Magazine with list of billionaires across the world.
As per report of 7 August 2020, following are the persons who topped the list of richest persons of world:
- JEFF BEZOS
He started the Amazon in his garage in 1994. And now he has the net worth of $190 billion. He also invested in space technology & the owner of Washington Post newspaper.
- BILL GATES
He is the founder of the company MICROSOFT, but now he sold the most of the stake of his company and now he owns only 1% of it. The net worth is $120 billion.
- MARK ZUCKERBERG
He started his career at the age of 19 by launching FACEBOOK. And now he comes in the list of richest person with net worth of $100 Billion.
- BERNARD ARNAULT
He is the only wealthiest European in top 10 richest persons. He has a net worth of $81.4 Billion.
- MUKESH AMBANI
He is the only Indian in the list with net worth of $80.3 billion. He has share of 42% in Reliance Industries. He is the owner of Jio Telecom also and many other firms in India.
- STEVE BALLMER
He is the owner of Los Angeles Clippers NBA franchise. Previously, he worked as CEO in the Microsoft for time period of 14 years i.e., 2000 to 2014. Today he has the net worth of $77.7 Billion.
- WARREN BUFFET
He gave 99% of his company Berkshire Hathaway in charity. But today also he has net worth of $ 77.5 billion.
- LARRY PAGE
He is co-founder of Google and was CEO of the parent company of Google i.e., Alphabet Inc. in Dec 2019 but now he is a board member of the company. The net worth he owns is $71.6 billion.
- ELON MUSK
He is CEO of Tesla, also he founded SpaceX. His net worth is $70.2 billion.
- SERGEY BRIN
Till Dec 2019, he was president of the company named Alphabet Inc. And he is the co-founder of the popular company Google. The net worth if $69.4 billion.