Top 10 Richest People In The World 

Top 10 Richest People In The World 

Reading success stories of the Richest People in the world might not make you as victorious as they are, but you must not neglect the fact that these real-life stories give lots of creative and practical ideas, which are enough to keep one moving forward despite adversity and countless obstacles. Ideas are not restricted to only one person but they come to the mind of millions of people living in this world.  

Thinking ideas is not as big a task as you think until or unless you have the vision to implement them. Implementation is a great thing, which has left behind the word “deliberation” which takes months or years. The moment you put your idea or thoughts into implementation, things in life start to get changed in a positive manner and this is what these 10 richest people have done in their lives.  

With the list of our top 10 richest people in the world, you will see how an idea with the collaboration of “implementation” works amazingly for humans to make them successful and rich. 

Top 10 Richest People In The World 

#1. Elon Musk 

  • Age- 51
  • Nationality – South Africa 
  • Companies – Tesla, The Boring Company, SpaceX, Neuralink, Twitter, PayPal 
  • Industry – Automotive Technology  
  • Net Worth – $232.8 billion 

There is not any person or even a kid in the world who would not be aware of Elon Musk when it comes to electric cars. For the last few years, the name “Elon Musk” has gained so much fame and popularity that has not been witnessed in the newspapers but also praised by people on social media platforms too.  

The journey from being an engineering student to becoming the CEO of Tesla, which is pioneering in making electric cars, was not an easy one but was full of setbacks, challenges, and unpredictable ups and downs.  

Elon Musk is counted as one of the top 10 richest people in the world and is quite well-known for his crystal-clear vision and successful attempts in manufacturing electric cars to take the world ahead. 

#2. Bernard Arnault  

  • Age: 73 
  • Nationality: France 
  • Company: LVMH 
  • Industry: Fashion and Hospitality 
  • Net Worth: $148.1 billion 

Famous as a French investor, businessman, and art collector, Bernard Arnault comes to the list of the top 10 richest people in the world. Bernard made his wealth by dealing in the luxury goods industry. He has a history of making consistent investments in luxury brands and companies and that made him climb the ladder of success to possess immense fortune. It would be great if you read his interviews and biography to learn skills of investments in brands that are already popular. 

#3. Jeff Bezos 

  • Age: 58 
  • Nationality: USA 
  • Company: Amazon 
  • Industry: E-commerce and Technology 
  • Net Worth: $139.4 billion 

After leaving the finance industry at the age of 30, the idea of selling and buying books online was perceived as the foolish thing one can do on this earth. It was Jeff Bezos who came to the implementation of selling and buying books from online platforms. And the platform he used to execute his plan is now known as “Amazon”, which has become the hub of daily-life online shopping. Be it groceries, clothes, or books, many of us and even I have become dependent on Amazon for easy online shopping. Jeff Bezos not only created his own success but he also led the world to a new and hassle-free approach to selling and buying things online.  

#4. Bill Gates 

  • Age: 66 
  • Nationality: USA 
  • Company: Microsoft 
  • Industry: Technology 
  • Net Worth: $124.6 billion 

You can think of many things when it comes to describing Bill Gates, who is the owner of Microsoft. From being an Investor to a software developer and author, Bill gates did this all without caring about the course of his life going in the opposite direction. Microsoft is the largest software company in the world that has facilitated millions to embrace growth and advancements. 

#5. Larry Page 

  • Age: 49 
  • Nationality: USA 
  • Company: Google 
  • Industry: Technology and Advertising 
  • Net Worth: $99.7 billion 

Mr. Larry Page is famous as the co-founder of Google and he remained CEO of the company until 2001.  Mr. Larry Page introduced the Google search engine to the world from where they can access any information related to anything. The search engine has become a tool to use the internet in a productive way.  

#6. Gautam Adani

  • Age: 60 
  • Nationality: India 
  • Company: Adani Group 
  • Industry: Energy and Transportation 
  • Net Worth: $99.2 billion 

Mr. Gautam Adani is India’s richest businessman who is highly known for establishing a multi-industry company, which deals in various fields and sectors. Mr. Gautam was born to a textile owner, who had already acquired immense wealth by dealing in textile industries. Despite being born to a rich well-known family, Gautam Adani neither procrastinated things nor limited himself from exercising his talent and abilities in aspects of his life. 

#7. Larry Ellison  

  • Age: 77 
  • Nationality: USA 
  • Company: Oracle 
  • Industry: Software 
  • Net Worth: $97.1 billion 

You must have heard of Oracle, which is famous for offering cloud applications or cloud platform services. The company was founded by Larry Ellison along with the collaboration of Bob Miner, and Ed Oates in the year 1977. By providing impeccable cloud-based applications and services to the world, Larry Ellison made an immense wealth. And therefore, he is known as one of the top 10 Richest people in the world. 

#8 Warren Buffett 

  • Age: 91 
  • Nationality: USA 
  • Company: Berkshire Hathaway
  • Industry: Investing and Finance 
  • Net Worth: $97 billion 

Warren Buffett is an American-based magnate, investor, and philanthropist who has a glorious history of dealing in investments. He is currently the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, which is a conglomerate company dealing in many sectors such as retailing, manufacturing, energy, insurance, etc. 

#9. Sergey Brin 

  • Age: 48 
  • Nationality: Russia 
  • Company: Google 
  • Industry: Technology and Advertising 
  • Net Worth: $95.9 billion 

With the collaboration of Larry Page, Sergey Brin is also known for founding Google. He is among the richest people in the world who made investments in different sectors and fields associated with technology. 

#10. Mukesh Ambani  

  • Age: 54 
  • Nationality: India 
  • Company: Reliance Industries Limited 
  • Industry: Energy, Telecommunications, Retail 
  • Net Worth: $92.1 billion 

Mukesh Ambani is counted among the richest businessmen in India who have made an immense fortune by taking his father’s company called Reliance Industries Limited to the next advanced level.  

After attaining a degree in chemical engineering, Mukesh decided to assist his father in growing their business and the company. With the decision of quitting the MBA program and growing the family’s business, Mukesh Ambani has not only become a popular name in the world but also become the owner of great fortune.  

Final Take  

Above you can see the list of the top 10 richest people in the world. And of course, by the end of this list, you will definitely get countless ideas and real-life examples, which will help you become successful. 

About the Author

Elina Themen

Elina Themen is a personal finance writer with over 20 years’ experience writing about investments, money management and financial planning. Her work has appeared on numerous news and finance websites including topbankingrates and more.

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