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Top 10 Richest People In The World

We will be looking at the billionaire who accumulated the most wealth and has left a mark with their business in the 21st Century.

Top 10 Richest People In The World
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With the advent of social media, it’s now easier to make money than ever. You can sit in front of the screen and make money through trading, social media marketing, etc. Today we will look at the Top 10 wealthiest people in the world with 7 from the United States of America, 2 from India, and 1 from France.

Elon Musk

Top 10 Richest People In The World
Elon Musk in Florida in 2018. It was launch day for a rocket built by his company SpaceX, which became the first private company to launch a spacecraft that powerful. (Photo via NY Times)

Net worth – $264.9 Billion
Age – 51 
Source – SpaceX, Tesla, Twitter
Country – United States

Who doesn’t know Elon Musk?

He has done it all from making Electric cars to rockets. Elon Musk is also the co-founder of PayPal making him a tech and finance genius. In the recent past the Twitter takeover by him to make the platform more liberal and free to speak gained a lot of attraction as he is known to accomplish things he sets his eyes on.

Bernard Arnault & Family

Top 10 Richest People In The World
Photo via businessoffashion.com

Net worth – $167.8 Billion
Age – 73
Source – LVHM (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy)
Country – France

A French businessman, investor, and passionate art collector who made his fortune in the luxury brands industry he is co-founder, chairman, and CEO of LVHM. He has been in the industry for 4 decades with names like TAG Heuer, Christian Dior, Moët, and Chandon under his belt. He oversees a majestic portfolio of around 70 fashion and cosmetic brands.

Jeff Bezos

Top 10 Richest People In The World
Photo via Entrepreneur Magazine

Net worth – $166.4 Billion
Age – 58
Source – Amazon
Country – United States of America (USA)

The former CEO of Amazon and the mastermind behind the e-commerce giant is also a media proprietor, a computer engineer by education background, and a commercial astronaut by hobby. He increased his net worth by $74 Billion in 2021 to make threefold progress on this list last year. Jeff is often seen traveling and exploring his interest in voyages be it sea or space.

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Gautam Adani and Family

Top 10 Richest People In The World
Image via Fortune India

Net worth – $126.3 Billion
Age – 60
Source – Adani Group
Country – India

He is the chairman and founder of Adani Group, a Conglomerate based in Ahmedabad India. The First Asian on the list has gained his fortune since the lockdown with his port trade and has made all Indians proud. With his recent interest in the telecommunication sector, he looks to expand Adani enterprises to rank up in this list.

Bill Gates

Top 10 Richest People In The World
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Net Worth – $111.8 Billion
Age – 66
Source – Microsoft
Country – United States of America (USA)

William Henry Gates III made his fortune in the software development sector in the form of Microsoft and is now a profound philanthropist. He is the co-founder of Microsoft. Bill Gates has been featured in this list since 1987. His philanthropic interests include several companies like BEN, Cascade investment, and Terra Power.

Larry Ellison

Top 10 Richest People In The World
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Net worth – $106.7 Billion
Age – 77
Source – Software 
Country – United States of America (USA)

You might have heard of Larry’s contributions to oracle corporation where he was a co-founder, Chief technology officer, and Executive Chairman. At present, he is an active investor and businessman.

Warren Buffett

Top 10 Richest People In The World
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Net worth – $101.6 Billion
Age – 91
Source – Berkshire Hathaway
Country – United States of America (USA)

An ace investor who made his fortune with a drowning company Berkshire Hathaway is also called the god of investing and the stock market. He is the oldest and most experienced on the list. Warren accumulated most of his wealth after half his life was over which teaches us it’s never too late. He recently made headlines as he earned more from the dividends of coca cola than their CEO.

Larry Page

Top 10 Richest People In The World
(Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune)

Net worth – $100.2 Billion
Age – 49
Source – Google 
Country – United States of America (USA)

He is the co-founder of Google along with Sethu Brin who will feature later in this list. Larry is a computer scientist and an avid internet enthusiast. The Stanford graduate has also been featured in a movie called Broken Arrows.

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Sergey Brin

Top 10 Richest People In The World

Net worth – $97.2 Billion
Age – 48
Source – Google 
Country – United States of America (USA)

A soviet American who found google along with Larry’s page who we read about. Sergey is an Internet entrepreneur who was the President of Alphabet Inc the parent company of google. He retired from the same in December 2019. He has also co-created page rank and is an active philanthropist who is a shareholder and board member of Google.

Mukesh Ambani

Top 10 Richest People In The World

Net worth – $92.5 Billion
Age – 65
Source – Reliance Industries
Country – India

The last one on the list is an Indian industrialist who is currently the chairman and managing director of Reliance, India’s most valuable company by market value. His latest venture Jio has made the Indian Telecommunication Sector a partial monopoly. He is also known for living in Antilla, one of the most expensive private residences priced at $2.6 Billion.

Sources: Bloomberg.com and Forbes.com

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Rohan Gandhi is a Business and Finance News Analyst and Content Writer at Empire Weekly. He is a young content writer with inherent zen of creativity specializing in sports and financial topics, looking to make content simple and informative. Explaining content in a way readers understand.

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