According to a 2019 report by Credit Suisse Research Institute, 1% of the world’s population has over 44% of the world’s money. This list below clearly proves this point. The amount of money these 20 richest people have is even more than the annual budget of many countries.
Here is the list of the top 20 billionaires all around the world:-
|S.No.||Billionaire Name||Net Worth||In INR||Country||Source Of Wealth|
|1||Jeff Bezos||$146.9 Billion||11.0 Lakh Crore||US||Amazon|
|2||Bill Gates||$106.5 Billion||8.0 Lakh Crore||US||Microsoft|
|3||Bernard Arnault||$94.1 Billion||7.0 Lakh Crore||France||LVMH|
|4||Mark Zuckerberg||$86.5 Billion||6.5 Lakh Crore||US|
|5||Warren Buffett||$69.2 Billion||5.2 Lakh Crore||US||Berkshire Hathaway|
|6||Larry Ellison||$66.4 Billion||5 Lakh Crore||US||Software|
|7||Steve Ballmer||$65.4 Billion||4.9 Lakh Crore||US||Microsoft|
|8||Larry Page||$63.6 Billion||4.77 Lakh Crore||US|
|9||Sergey Brin||$61.3 Billion||4.6 Lakh Crore||US|
|10||Amancio Ortega||$60.5 Billion||4.54 Lakh Crore||Spain||Zara|
|11||Jim Walton||$55.2 Billion||4.14 Lakh Crore||US||Walmart|
|12||Alice Walton||$55 Billion||4.13 Lakh Crore||US||Walmart|
|13||Rob Walton||$54.8 Billion||4.11 Lakh Crore||US||Walmart|
|14||Francoise Bettencourt Meyers||$54.2 Billion||4.07 Lakh Crore||France||L’oreal|
|15||Mukesh Ambani||$52.7 Billion||3.95 Lakh Crore||India||Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals|
|16||Carlos Slim Helu||$51.2 Billion||3.84 Lakh Crore||Mexico||Telecom|
|17||Mackenzie Bezos||$47.8 Billion||3.6 Lakh Crore||US||Amazon|
|18||Ma Huateng||$46.4 Billion||3.48 Lakh Crore||China||Internet Media|
|19||Jack Ma||$41.3 Billion||3.1 Lakh Crore||China||E-Commerce|
|20||Phil Knight||$37.7 Billion||2.83 Lakh Crore||US||Nike|
Jeff Bezos, the founder, and CEO of Amazon ranks as one of the richest persons on the globe and has a net total worth of $146.9 Billion. Even after taking divorce from his wife MacKenzie in 2019 and transferring a quarter of his shares to her as a part of the divorce settlement, he has retained the same position till date.
2. Bill Gates
Bill Gates, the co-founder of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ranks as the second richest person on the earth and has a net worth of $106.5 Billion. He founded the company Microsoft along with Paul Allen in 1975 and led as a CEO there till 2000.
3. Bernard Arnault
Bernard Arnault, LVMH- France Chairman and CEO ranks as the third richest person in the world and has a net worth of $94.1 Billion. He has a widespread business across the globe and is popular for his renowned brands like Louis Vuitton and Sephora.
4. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO, co-founder, and chairman of Facebook ranks as the fourth richest person on the earth and has a net worth of $86.5 Billion. He also owns about 15% of shares in Facebook. Facebook was also the first company to pay all its employees a bonus of $1000 to help them to retain the economic crisis of COVID-19.
5. Warren Buffet
Warren Buffet, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway ranks as the fifth wealthiest person in the world and has a net worth of $69.2 Billion. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world to date. He has a chain of 60 big companies including the most eminent ones like Geico insurance, Duracell, Dairy Queen Restaurant.
6. Larry Ellison
Larry Elison, the Oracle co-founder, ranks as the sixth richest person in the world and has a net worth of $66.4 Billion. He quitted as the CEO of the Oracle in 2014 and since then he has been functioning as the chief technology advisor of the company.
7. Steve Ballmer
Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, ranks the seventh in the list of billionaires and has a net worth of $65.4 Billion. Also, in 2018 he invested around $59 million in Social Solutions, a company that develops software for government bodies & non-profit organizations.
8. Larry Page
Larry Page, the Google co-founder, ranks eighth in the list of billionaires and has a net worth of $63.6 Billion. He was also the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. until December 3, 2019. He has also invested a lump sum amount in Planetary Resources and has given huge funding to the “Flying Car” startup.
9. Sergey Brin
Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Alphabet, ranks as the ninth richest person in the world and has a net worth of $61.3 Billion. He co-founded Google in 1998 along with Larry Page, which was renamed to Alphabet in 2015.
10. Amancio Ortega
Amancio Ortega, the richest billionaire in Europe, ranks as the wealthiest clothing merchant in the world today, has a net worth of $60.5 Billion. He is a co-founder of the Inditex fashion group, the firm that is well known for Zara clothing chain and accessories. He runs around 7500 stores all across the world.
11. Jim Walton
Jim Walton, the youngest son of Sam Walton who was the founder of Walmart, ranks as the eleventh wealthiest person on the earth, has a net worth of $55.2 Billion. He also has around 44% shares in Arvest Bank.
12. Alice Walton
Alice Walton, the daughter of Sam Walton who was the founder of Walmart, ranks as the twelfth richest person in the world. Her net worth is $55 Billion. She focussed on organizing art instead of working for Walmart. She also helped in instituting a museum called Crystal Bridges Museum of America.
13. Robson Walton
Robson Walton, the eldest son of Sam Walton, who was the founder of Walmart, ranks as the thirteenth richest person in paradise. His net worth is $54.8 Billion. He and his other two siblings own more than half of the company’s share.
14. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
L’Oreal founder’s granddaughter Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is counted among the most affluent women in the paradise. She has a net worth of $54.2 Billion. Francoise and her family also own 33% stocks in the company.
15. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian billionaire. He is the founder and chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd, a Fortune Global 500 company. He is currently the wealthiest man in Asia and has a net worth of $52.7 Billion.
16. Carlos Slim Helu
Carlos Slim Helu runs America Movil, the biggest mobile telecom firm in Latin America, has a net worth of $51.2 Billion. He also has stakes in the New York Times, Mexican construction, mining, and real estate companies.
17. Mackenzie Bezos
Mackenzie Bezos, ex-wife of the Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos ranks as the seventeenth richest person on the earth. Her net worth is $47.8 Billion. In 2019 Jeff (Founder of Amazon) transferred a quarter of his stakes to her as a part of the divorce settlement.
18. Ma Huateng
Ma Huateng, also known as Pony Ma is a Chinese business investor. He is the eighteenth richest businessman in the world and has a net worth of $46.4 Billion. His popular social messaging app WeChat currently has more than 1 billion users.
19. Jack Ma
Jack Ma is a Chinese influential businessman and investor. His total worth is $41.3 Billion. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group.
20. Phil Knight
Phil Knight is an American business magnate and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and current chairman of Nike, Inc. His net worth is $37.7 Billion.