Everyone wants to be billionaire because money can buy everything including happiness if you know how and where to spend it. So, in this article we will tell you about the Top 10 richest man in the world as of 2019. During initial span of life, most of them were belongs to middle class family. One thing was common in all these billionaire and it was ” they had idea to change the world”.
Jeff Bezos holds the number one position as of July 2019 having net worth of $124 Billion. Recently Bill Gates slipped from number two position to number three. According to Forbes here is the latest list of Richest Man in the world as of July 2019.
- Jeff Bezos – Worth $124 Billion – American
- Bernard Arnault – Worth $108 Billion – French
- Bill Gates – Worth $107 Billion – American
- Warren Buffett – Worth $84.8 Billion – American
- Mark Zuckerberg – Worth $67.4 Billion – American
- Larry Ellison – Worth $64.9 Billion – American
- Amancio Ortega – Worth $64 Billion – Spain
- Carlos Slim Helu – Worth $60.1 Billion – Maxico
- Francoise Bettencourt Meyers – Worth $54.9 Billion – French
- Michael Bloomberg – Worth $53.9 Billion – American
- Mukesh Ambani – Worth $52.6 Billion – Indian
- Larry Page – Worth $52.6 Billion – American
- Jim Walton – Worth $50.3 Billion – American
- Alice Walton – Worth $49.4 Billion – American
- Sergey Brin – Worth $49.3 Billion – American
- S. Robson Walton – Worth $49.2 Billion – American
- Steve Ballmer – Worth $49.1 Billion – American
- Charles Koch – Worth $42.1 Billion – American
- David Koch – Worth $42.1 Billion – American
- Ma Huateng – Worth $37.2 Billion – Chinese
- Jack Ma – Worth $36.0 Billion – Chinese
- Sheldon Adelson – Worth $34.9 Billion – American
- Xu Jiayin – Worth $31.3 Billion – Chinese
- Lee Shau Kee – Worth $29.9 Billion – Chinese
- Li Ka-Shing – Worth $29.9 Billion – Hong Kong
The above list was of top 25 richest man in the world but here we will discuss in detail about only top 10 richest people.
Jeff Bezos is a great visionary was able to see the future of eCommerce in 1994. At that time there was no eCommerce customer and no one appreciated his idea. Jeff had trust in his idea and founded Amazon on 5th July, 1994 and started selling books. Later Amazon added other categories like electronics, apparels and software. Today Amazon is in eCommerce, Cloud computing, artificial intelligence and digital streaming and considered one of the big four tech companies in the world.
Last year Jeff added $40 Billion in his worth and reached to number one one in the list of billionaires. As of 2019 his net worth is $124 Billion.
Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault was born on 5 March 1949. He is is a French business magnate, investor, and a art collector. Arnault is the Chairman and Chief Executive of Louis Vuitton SE, commonly known as LVMH. It is the world’s largest luxury products company.
He was graduated in engineering and joined his father`s civil engineering company, Ferret-Savinel. Currently he is the richest person in Europe and the third-richest person in the world having net worth of $108 Billion.
Bill gates does not need any introduction, he is the founder of Microsoft corporation. He is the man behind personal computer revolution in the world. Bill gates is not only a business magnate but he is a investor, author, philanthropist, and humanitarian as well.
At the age of 39 (year 1995) he become richest man in the world having worth $12.9 billion. As of 2019 his net worth is $107 Billion and holds third position in the list of richest people in the world. Bill wealth was decreased after donations to various charitable organizations.
Warren Edward Buffett (born on August 30, 1930) is an American business tycoon, investor, speaker and philanthropist. He is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is known for the most successful investors in the world. His first rule of investment is don’t lose money; the second rule is don’t forget Rule No. 1.
Warren buffet is also known for his simple lifestyle, he does not believe in show off or luxurious lifestyle.
Founder of Facebook.com is liked by everyone because of his awesome social network site which helps to connect friends so easily. Zuckerberg was born in New York and studied from Harvard University. On 4th February 2004, During studies he started Facebook with his college roommates.
At the age of 23 in year 2007, Zuckerberg became the world`s youngest billionaire. As of 2018, he was the only person under 50 in the Forbes ten richest people list, and the only one under 40 in the Top 20 Billionaires list. As of 2019 his net worth is $67.4 Billion.
Larry Ellison was born on 17th August, 1944. He is an American entreprenuer, businessman and great philanthropist. Right now he is the Co-founder and CEO of Oracle Corporation. As of July 2019, he is the fourth richest person in United States.
In early 1970s he started his career with Ampex and was influenced by Edgar F. Codd`s research on relational database design. In year 1977 Larry Ellison and Bob Miner founded Oracle. It because quickly successful database vendor and now competing with Sybase and Microsoft SQL server.
Amancio Ortega is a founder and former CEO of Inditex Group. Many people may not know about Spanish Inditex Group but all people know the brand name Zara. He opened his first Zara store in 1975 along with his wife Rosalia Mera.
He is the second wealthiest person in Europe and seventh richest person in the world with net worth of $64 Billion. Ortega keeps a very low profile and is known for his preference for a simple lifestyle.
Carlos Slim Helu
Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican business tycoon, investor and philanthropist. Slim is famous as a founder and chairman of Conglomerate Grupo Carso and chairman of telecom giant Telmex. He has shares of other ventures as well like he has the largest shares of The New York times. As of now his current net worth is $60.1 Billion.
Slim`s father was also a successful businessman and he teached his son financial accounting and other business tools which helped slim to build great empire. He is also known for buying loss making companies and convert them into billion dollar before selling his stocks.
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
She is the only women in the list of top 10 richest people in the world. Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is not only a business women but a author and board member of L’Oréal S.A as well. Her mother Liliane Bettencourt was expired in year 2017 and she inherited her mother`s wealth which has maximum shares in her company.
Françoise loves writing and is a author of books on Jewish-Christian relations as well as on Greek mythology. As of now her net worth is $54.9 Billion and she is the richest women in the world.
Michael Bloomberg was born on 14th February 1942. He is a American business person, author, politician and philanthropist. Started his career at the securities brokerage Salomon Brothers, before starting his own company in year 1981. Michel is one of the founders, CEO and owner of Bloomberg L.P. which is a a global financial services, software and mass media company.
He has taken a pledge to donate his at least half of his wealth. As of now he has donated $8.2 billion to Johns Hopkins University for student aid. Right now he is the 6th richest person in United States and at 10th Position in the world. Current wealth is $53.9 Billion.
Conclusion – The profession of each individual is different, you cannot become Bill Gates if you try to build a operating system in 2019 same as Bill Gates did in 1980s.
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