Have you been wondering who the world’s richest men are?
This article is for you.
The information on the wealthiest men in the world can vary year to year or even months to months.
That is because while some are getting richer, others get poorer.
Below are the current wealthiest billionaires in the world 2020
Jeffery Preston Bezos was born in New Mexico, United States in 12th January 1964.
He is the founder and CEO of the world’s largest internet company – AMAZON. Jeff remains the world’s richest billionaire for the third time in three years stretch.
This means that for the past three years his position as the first richest billionaire has not been altered. Even after giving out lots of billion stock shares to his divorced wife for her settlement, Jeff still hasn’t been shaken. His net worth is $199.2 billion.
William Henry Gates was born on 28 October 1955 in Washington.
Ranking the second richest billionaire in the world, Bill Gates has a net worth of $116.9billion. He is the co- founder of Bill and Melinda Gates.
He used to be the top on the richest billionaire however, you sold out many of his share to the company. He is said to be a philanthropist hence the reason for his charity work.
Bernard Arnault And Family
Bernard Jean Ètienne Arnault is a French business man and an art collector.
He is said to be the richest man in whole European countries as he is the wealthiest french man in the list. He is the CEO of LVMH – a french multinational corporation.
He is also in charge of other firms like Loewe, Marc Jacobs, Thomas Pink, Emily Pucci, Fendi, and many others. He has a net worth of about $114.4billion.
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg the founder and CEO of the popular and most used social media network – Facebook. He is ranked as one of the most richest billionaire in the world. Yes, for the first time Mark’s net worth exceeds $100billion.
This was after Facebook launched it’s tiktok competitors. The social network had been a great source of connecting people all over the world. His net worth is $109.6billion.
He happens to be the youngest among the top 10 billionaires in the world born on 14th May 1984.
Elon Reeve Musk
The founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. For Tesla he is working on electric cars that will be used all over the world both in space through SpaceX rocket producer.
He is South African born in Pretoria on 28 June 1971, an engineer, industrial designer, technology entrepreneur, and a philanthropist. He is also a co- founder of PayPal from which he first made his wealth. He currently worths $98.7billion.
Warren Edward Buffet
He is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is a tycoon, philanthropist and of course the best American investor.
Yes, he is considered to be the most successful investor not only in America but in the world at large. He is popularly known as the Oracle of Omaha. He controls o we 69 companies.
These companies include; Duracell, Teva pharmaceutical company, coca cola, American airlines groups, and so many others. In his record as an investor he bought his first stock at the age of 11 and started paying taxes at the age of 13.
As a philanthropist he has given more than $41billion away. His net worth is $82.0billion.
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
He hails from Indian, he is the chairman and the managing director of Reliance Industries Ltd. He is currently in the richest person in Indian. He was born on April 19th 1957.
Reliance the world’s largest oil industry was founded by his late father and has become the most valuable market in Indian. He also controls 4G wireless network across India. He net worth is $80.0billion.
Steve Anthony Ballmer
Steve was born on 24th March 1956, he was the former CEO of Microsoft from the year 2000-2014. Actually he became a member of Microsoft as an employee in 1980 after dropping out from Stanford University.
And presently he is the owner of Los Angeles Clippers of the National Football Association (NBA). He bought the Los Angeles Clippers after he retired from Microsoft. His net worth is $76.4billuon.
Larry Joseph Ellison
Lawrence Joseph Ellison has his name goes in full was born on August 17 1944.
He is an American business magnate. He co founded Oracle Corporation in 1977 and has contributed immensely in it’s growth.
In 2014 he dropped the role of the CEO and became the board chairman. He currently serves as the chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. His net worth is $76.2billion.
Lawrence Edward Page is an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. He is a co founded Google along with Sergey Brin in 1998. Together they invented Google’s PageRank algorithm which is in charge of search engines.
In 2011 he became the CEO of Google new parent’s company alphabets. However, in December last year he stepped down and became a board member. Edward Page was born on 26th March 1973. However Page didn’t learn wasn’t a novice in computer science, his parents were computer experts.
He met Sergey in Stanford University where he studied computer engineering. And in 1998 Google was launched. Over the years Google has become the world’s most popular search engine. Currently Page net worth is $72.4billion.
Like the saying goes, ” the rich are getting richer”. With lots of businesses and investments these men are only rising with more wealth in the coming years.
It’s a good thing to note that all of them are great philanthropists who have spent millions of Naira in raising the economy standard of their countries by helping the poor masses.
They have become source of development in their countries and in the world at large. With the invention of Google, Microsoft, Tesla and the rest of them the world have become a better place.
We look forward to greater achievements and a more better world from inventors like these.