There are many people in the world that constantly try to earn tons of money and acquire amazing results. But becoming one of the richest persons in the world requires a lot of hard work and commitment. And that’s why you will see lots of amazing, powerful people in the top 10 list. It’s amazing to see how rich people behave and how they work, and there’s a lot to learn from them. With that in mind, here you have a list with some of the top 10 richest persons in the world right now.
Jeff Bezos is worth $131 billion right now and he has a 16% stake in Amazon while also being the CEO. Although he divorced and transferred 4% of Amazon to his wife, he still remains the richest person in the world.
Bill Gates has $95.6 billion and he is a chairman for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private charitable foundation out there. He did make most of his money from Microsoft.
Warren Buffet is worth $82.5 billion and he is known to be one of the most successful investors in the world. He did promise to give away 99% of his fortune.
Bernard Arnault is worth $76 billion. He is known for overseeing an empire of brands like Sephora and Louis Vuitton. He is focused on creating high standard luxury companies and he continues to open new businesses all the time.
Carlos Slim Helu
Carlos Slim Helu is worth $64 billion, he is the richest man in Mexico. And he and his family control America Movil, which is the largest mobile telecom firm in Latin America. Carlos Slim Helu has various stakes in Mexican Construction, 17% of the New York times and real estate and mining companies.
Armancio Ortega is worth $62.7 billion. He is the wealthiest retailer in the world and one of the richest men in Europe. Armancio Ortega is a pioneer in fast fashion, and he actually owns around 60% of Inditex. He earns around $400 million in dividends every year.
Larry Ellison is worth $62.5 billion, he co-founded Oracle and despite not being the CEO anymore he still is the chairman of the board and CTO for the company. He also helped acquire NetSuite in 2016 and he does charitable work too.
Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest rich man who has the worth $62.3 billion and he is the chairman of Facebook. He managed to create an amazing social media empire that continues to grow all the time. Despite the fact that he took Facebook public in 2012, he still owns around 12% of the Facebook stocks.
Michael Bloomberg has $55.5 billion and he co-founded the media and financial information company Bloomberg LP in 1981. He put in seed funding for the business and now he owns around 88% of the company.
Larry Page is at the helm of Alphabet and he is worth $50.8 billion. He created Google in 1998 with his fellow student Sergey Brin and now he is one of the richest people in the world.
As you can see, most of the richest men in the world are owning huge business empires and they continue to rise in growth and value. This really goes to show just how much work it really takes to become a part of this list. One thing is certain, there’s a lot to learn about everyone on this list, and results are indeed amazing if you study their life and how much hard work they place into everything!