The list of top richest people in the world is constantly updated all time by the financial experts.
However, they always have certain common traits: an utmost commitment to their business, groundbreaking ideas, and solid work ethics.
Below is the ranking of five people as the wealthiest people on the planet most recently.
List of 5 Top Richest People in the World
In this article below, you’d find the list of the richest individual as of 2020 in the world. These are people who help re-shape and transform the world as the game-changers.
1. Jeff Bezos (Net Worth: $180.4 billion)
Bezos founded his renowned e-commerce site Amazon, back in 1994 after he resigned from D.E Shaw’s multinationals technology and investment firm. Even though it has morphed into selling all possible things to sell under the sun, Amazon used to only sell books. Now it has become the largest online retailer in the world. Jeff Bezos also owns several other projects such as The Washington Post and Blue Origin aerospace company.
2. Bill Gates (Net Worth: $113.5 billion)
Even for a standard of top richest people in the world, Bill Gates’ wealth increase never ceased to amaze. This Harvard dropout and co-founder of Microsoft have doubled his net worth since the last decade. He’s also known for the philanthropy foundation that’s established with his wife, to fight malaria, polio, and Ebola.
3. Bernard Arnault (Net Worth: $109.6 billion)
Bernard Arnault is a French-born CRO and chairman of the biggest luxury items company, LVMH. The company manages several of the major brands in the world such as Dior, Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, Sephora, Hennessey, and so on. Arnault secured a place as chairman of the LVMH board back in 1989. He also has stakes on the broad field of investment, including yacht business and technology advancement.
4. Warren Buffett (Net Worth: $72.8 billion)
For his outstanding expertise in investment value, Warren Buffet has gained the title as “The Oracle of Omaha”. He has a knack to find potential in undervalued business company. For example, Buffet refused to invest in social media companies and has shown skepticism over Bitcoin when the other investors jump on the trends because their values are hard to determine. He’d rather invest in something that he’s sure will pay off years in the future.
5. Larry Ellison (Net Worth: $72.2 billion)
Larry Ellison is a co-founder of Oracle, a database software firm that established in 1977. He hasn’t been the company’s CEO anymore since 2014 but retains his position as chairman of the board and CTO. He is a part of the Tesla company board as well started in late 2018.
Forbes estimated that there are 2,096 billionaires on the planet by March of this year.
The list can vary and change each year – depending on the financial performance and net worth of these top richest people in the world.
As of now, the United States of America is still being the home to the most numbers of billionaires across the world, with 614 persons.
The numbers followed by China, German, and India with numbers of 388, 107, and 102 billionaires successively.