There are so many people in the world who makes themselves a Billionaries. Here comes the top 10 richest person in the world (2019).
- Jeff Bezoz
- Bill Gates
- Warren Buffet
- Bernard Arnault
- Carlos Slim Helu
- Amancio Ortega
- Larry Ellison
- Mark Zukenberg
- Michael Bloomberg
- Larry Page
Let’s know about the net worth of each of them:
Jeffrey Preston Bezoz, born Jeffrey Preston Jorgenson, January 12, 1964 is an American entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder chairperson, CEO and president of Amazon.com.Inc.
He founded Amazon in late 1994 on a cross-country road trip from New York City to Seattle. The company began as an online bookstore and has since expanded to a wide variety of other e-commerce products and services, including video and audio streaming, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence. It is currently the world’s largest provider of AI assistance and cloud infrastructure service via it’s Amazon web services arm.
On July 27, 2017, Bezos became the world’s wealthiest person when his estimated net worth increase to just over $90 billion. His wealth again increased to $100 billion for the first time on Nov. 24, 2017 and finally by Forbes on March 6, 2018, he formally designated as the wealthier person in the world, with a net worth of $112 billion. Again, in July 2018, his net worth increased to $150 trillion. In Sept. 2018, he added $1.8 billion to his worth when Amazon’s market cap briefly reached $1 trillion.
Henry Bill Gates III who was born on Oct 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and humanitarian. He is best known as the principal founder of Microsoft Corporation. During hid career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014.
In 1975, Microsoft, launched by Gates and Paul Allen, which became the world’s largest PC software company. Gates led the company as chairman and CEO until stepping down.
Since, 1987, Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people. He held the Forbes title of the richest person in the world from 1995 to 2017. As of October, 2017, it is estimated net worth of US $ 89.9 billion. However, on July 27, 2017, and since October 27, 2017, he has been surpassed by Amazon founder &CEO Jeff Bezos, who had an estimated net worth of US $ 90.6 billion at the time. As of August 6, 2018, Gates had a net worth of $ 95.4 billion, making him the second richest person in the world, behind Bezos.
According to the Bloomberg Billinaries Index, Gates was the world’s highest- earning Billionaire in 2013, as his net worth increased by US $ 15.8 billion to US $78.5 billion.
Warren Edward Buffet born in August 30, 1930, is an American business magnate, investor, speaker and philanthropist who serves as the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of US $ 82 billion as of July 18, 2019, making him the third-wealthiest person in the world.
Warren Buffet was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He has his keen interest in business and investing in his youth, eventually entering the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1947, before transferring and graduating from the University of Nebraska at the age of 19. He graduated from Columbia Business School, where he learned his investment philosphy. In order to forces his economies background, he attended New York Institute of Finance, and soon after began various business partnerships, including one with Graham. He created Buffet partnership, Ltd. in 1956
Warren Buffet has been the chairman & largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway since, 1970.
Buffet worked from 1951 to 1954 at Buffetfalk & CO. as an investment salesman, from 1954 to 1956 at Graham – Newman corporation, as a securities analyst and in 1970, as chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Buffet became a Millionaire because of his partnership, which in January 1962 had an excess of $7,178.500, of which over $ 1,025,000 belonged to Buffet. Buffet’s Partnership, in 1965, began purchasing Berkshire, they paid $ 14.86 per share while the company had working capital of $ 19 per share. He lived on his salary of $ 50,000 per year and lived on his outside income. In 1979, Berkshire began the year trending at $ 775 per share, and ended at $1,310. Buffet net worth reached $ 620 million.
Warren Buffet, in 2002 entered in $11 billion worth to deliver U.S dollars against other currencies. By the April 2006, his total worth was over $ 2 million. After the difficulties of the economic crises, Buffet managed to take his company on its pre- recession standards; In 2014, Berkshire Hathaway made $6.4 billion in net profit, the most it had even made in a three-month period.
Arnault was born on 5 March 1949, is a french business magnate, investor, and art collector. Arnault is the chairman as well as the chief executive of LVMH Moet Hennessy – Louis Vuittan SE, commonly referred to as LVMH, the world’s largest luxury-goods company. In Europe he is the richest person and the fourth- richest person in the world according to forbes magazine, he has a net worth of $108 billion, as of July 2019. He became the richest person in fashion, topping Zara’s Amancio Ortega in April 2018.
Shortly after the creation of LVMH, in 1987, the brand new Luxury group resulting from the merger between two companies. Arnault mediated a conflict between Alain Chevalier, Moet Hennessy’s CEO , and Hensi Bacamier, president of Louis Vuitton. The new group held property rights to Dior perfumes that Arnault believed should be incorporated into Dior Couture.
In 1993, Arnault had bought his own French economic newspaper named La Tribune. This company never be able to achieve that much success, he had invested 150 million euro,because of his failure, he sold this company in November, 2017 in order to buy a different French economic newspaper, Les Echos, for 240 million euros. Net worth of Bernard Arnault is US $ 10,070 crores. Arnault’s family pledged 200 million euros to help repair the Notre- Dame Cathedral after a fire, said a statement issued on behalf of Arnault.
Carlos Slim Helu
Carlos slim is a Mexican Business magnate, engineer, investor and philanthropist born on 28 January 1940. He was ranked as the richest person in the world by the Forbes business magazine from 2010 to 2013. As of April 2019, he is the fifth richest person in the world according to Forbes listing of the World’s Billionaries, with he and his family having a net worth estimated at $63.1 billion. He is the richest person in the Latin America
Amancio Ortega Gaona
Amancio is a Spanish Billionaire businessman born on 28 March 1936 He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group , best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops. As of the September 2018, Ortega had a net worth of $70 billion, making him the second wealthiest person after Bernard Arnault, and sixth wealthiest in the world. He is also the wealthiest retailer in the world. As of 2019, Amancio Ortega’s net worth is estimated to be roughly 60.3 billion dollars.
Lawrence Joseph Ellison
Lawrence is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist born on 17 August, and is the co-founder and the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. He became influenced by Edgar F. Codd’s research on relational database design, while working with Ampex in the early 1970s, which result into the formation of what became Oracle. To mid and low- range systems, competing with Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle became a successful database. As of March 2019, he was listed by Forbes magazine as the fourth wealthiest person in the United States and as the seventh wealthiest in the world, with a net worth of $66.1 billion, increased from $54.5 billion in 2018.
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
Mark is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist born on 14 May, 1984. Zuckerberg is well known for co- founding and leading Facebook as its chairman and chief executive officer. Born in White Plains, New York, Zuckerberg attended Harvard University, where he designed and launched Facebook from his Dormitory room on February 4, 2004, with his college roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. His net worth estimated to be $55.0 billion as of November 2018. In 2007 at the age of 23 he became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. His net worth of about $ 68.2 billion in August 2019, making him the fifth richest person in the world.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg
Michael is an American businessman, politician, author, and philanthropist. Bloomberg is the founder, CEO, and owner of Bloomberg L.P., a global financial services, software and mass media company. He has also joined The Giving Pledge, whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their wealth. Bloomberg has donated $8.2 billion, including his November 2018 and $1.8 billion gift to Johns Hopkins University considered as the largest private donation ever made to a higher education institution. As of April 2019, his net worth was estimated at $ 61.1 billion , making him the sixth richest person in the United States and the ninth richest person in the world.
Lawrence Edward Page
Lawrence is an American Computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur born on 26 March 1973, who co-founded Google with Sergey Brin. Brin and Page developed the PageRank algorithm, and realized that it could be used to build a search engine far superior to existing ones. Additionally, he recognized the company’s senior management, placing a CEO-like manager at the top most important product divisions, including You Tube, AdWords and Google search.