Nothing can stop you if you are fully determined about your goals, there are many hard-working and extraordinary people on this earth that working very hard for their dreams. Life is all about challenges and dreams and today we are going to list down the names of “Top 10 Richest People in the World” who have achieved this position because of their hard and smart work. As per the Forbes estimations, there are a total of about 2095 billionaires in the world and USA is the major home of these billionaires, followed by China, Germany, and India. We have listed down the top 10 richest people in the world as per the latest 2020 records. The records displayed here are as per the daily analysis of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the rankings may change at the time when you are reading the article.
List of Top 10 Richest People in the world 2020
1. Jeff Bezos ($179 Billion)
Jeffrey Preston Bezos founder and CEO of multinational technology company Amazon is currently the richest man in the world with a net worth of around $179 Billion. He belongs to the United States of America and started his company “Amazon” as an online bookstore and later he expanded it in a wide variety of e-commerce products and services. It is currently the world’s largest online sales company and it is also the most trusted and largest internet company by revenue. In 2018 he was formally designated as the wealthiest man in the world by Forbes after surpassing Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft.
2. Bill Gates ($117 Billion)
William Henry Gates III popularly known as Bill Gates is the co-founder of the world’s largest personal computer software company in the world. He started this company at the age of 20 along with his childhood friend Paul Allen. Gates wrote his first software program when he was in the eighth standard and has a keen interest in software and technologies from childhood. He was the world’s youngest self-made Billionaires and since 1987 Gates’s name was designated in the Forbes Billionaires list and his name had been on top for so many years but currently, he is the second place in the list of top 10 richest people in the world.
3. Bernard Arnault ($95.1 Billion)
Bernard Arnault is a French Businessman who is the chairman and chief executive of LVMH. LVMH is the largest luxury goods company in the world. Currently, he is at the number 2 position but he had acquired the position of world’s richest man surpassing Jeff Bezos in December 2019 and January 2020 for a very short span of time. He invested in LVMH in 1988 and became the largest shareholder of the company until 1989. On January 13 he was announced as the chairman of the company and since then the company has achieved the great heights of growth and success and under his leadership, the company has achieved the tag of world’s largest luxury goods company.
4. Mark Zukerberg ($91.2 Billion)
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is the founder of the world’s biggest social media platform Facebook. He serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive officer, and the controlling shareholder of the company currently. Mark took the idea of developing Facebook from his school Phillips Exeter Academy as they used to publish the directory of their students and such directory used to play an important part in the future while selection in different private schools. Keeping that idea in mind Mark created Facebook which is currently the largest and the most popular social media platform in the world.
5. Steve Ballmer ($74.9 Billion)
Steve Ballmer is an American businessman, who was the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft from 2000 to 2014, and currently, he is the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. Bill Gates hired him in 1980 and later on, he became the CEO of the company replacing Gates in 2000. He left the company in 2014 and started working for himself, he purchased the Los Angeles Clippers and started working in that. He also worked as a director in Accenture from 2001 to 2006.
6. Warren Buffett ($72.2 Billion)
He is an American business tycoon, who is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He has been the largest shareholder of this company since 1970 and is considered the most successful investor in the world. He has always been in news and articles due to charity drives and he solely funding so many business startups and charitable trusts. One magazine in America also mentioned him as a man with a golden heart just because of his so many charity drives and fundings.
7. Larry Page ($71.7 Billion)
Lawrence Edward Page best known as the co-founders of Google is an American computer scientist and a very successful internet entrepreneur. He was the CEO of Alphabet (Google’s Parent Company). In October 2015 he acquired the number 1 position in the Forbes “Americas Most Popular Chief Executives” list and currently he is holding the seventh place in the list of “top 10 richest people in the world”.
8. Elon R Musk ($70.6 Billion)
Elon Musk is a Canadian entrepreneur who is best known as the CEO and founder of SpaceX and Tesla and also the co-founder of PayPal an online financial service company. He has always been the most inspiring and cool Billionaires ever born in this world. He never limits his life and created his own way in everything like he wanted a secure financial service platform so he created PayPal, he wants automobiles that run on electricity so he joined Tesla’s board of directors and developed electric cars. Musk has a keen interest in space exploration so he founded Space Exploration Technologies Corp popularly known as SpaceX.
9. Sergey Brin ($69.5 Billion)
Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is an American computer scientist who c0-founded Google along with Larry Page. He was the President of Alphabet (Google’s Parent Company) but he stepped down from the role in December 2019. Both Brin and Larry were students and at Standford where they come across this great idea of developing a search engine popularly known as Google today that is ruling over the field of the internet in the entire world.
10. Mukesh Ambani ($69.0 Billion)
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian business tycoon and currently is the chairman, managing director, and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd. He is the only Indian in this list of “Top 10 richest people in the world”. His company is currently the most valuable company in India by the market price. In 2015, he announced in the 40th Annual General Meeting of Reliance Industries that he is going to invest 1.3 trillion in the coming few years to establish a 4G network in India. Currently, his internet service provider company is ruling the internet industries. He has a major hand in making India a digitalized economy by providing cheap internet access to everyone through his Jio platform.