1. Bernard Arnault
Bernard Arnault is a French billionaire businessman and art collector. He is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods company. Arnault is the wealthiest person in Europe and the fourth-richest person in the world. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated at around $150 billion. He has been active in the luxury goods industry since the 1970s and is credited with turning LVMH into a global luxury conglomerate. Arnault is also known for his art collection and philanthropic activities.
Elon Musk is currently the richest person in the world, with a net worth of over $250 billion according to Forbes’ real-time billionaire tracker. He is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, and also the founder of The Boring Company, Neuralink, and OpenAI. Musk is known for his ambitious goals, such as colonizing Mars and revolutionizing transportation with the Hyperloop. He has also been influential in the development of renewable energy, particularly solar power, and battery storage.
3 Gautam Adani
Gautam Adani is an Indian billionaire industrialist and the chairman of the Adani Group, which is one of India’s largest conglomerates. His net worth as of 2021 is estimated at around $80 billion. He is also one of the wealthiest people in India. Adani is known for building a business empire that spans several sectors such as agribusiness, energy, logistics, real estate, and more. He started his career as a commodity trader and slowly built the Adani Group into a multi-billion-dollar conglomerate. He is also known for his philanthropic activities and investments in infrastructure projects in India.
4 Bill Gates
Bill Gates is an American software developer, businessman, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, the world’s largest personal-computer software company and one of the most valuable companies in the world. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $130 billion, making him the fourth richest person in the world. Gates has been one of the most influential figures in the technology industry and has been consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people since the 1980s. He is also a well-known philanthropist, through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which is focused on reducing poverty and improving healthcare in developing countries.
5. Jeff Bezos
Yes, Jeff Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Amazon, the world’s largest online retail company. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $130 billion, making him the fifth richest person in the world. Bezos is also the founder of Blue Origin, a space exploration company, and owns The Washington Post. He has been consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people since the late 1990s. He is known for his ambitious projects like Blue Origin, and also for his philanthropic activities, such as the Bezos Earth Fund which focuses on fighting climate change.
Warren Buffett is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and is the chairman and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, a multinational conglomerate holding company. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $100 billion, making him the 6th richest person in the world. He is often referred to as the “Oracle of Omaha” for his investment acumen and is known for his value investing strategies. He is also a philanthropist, and along with Bill Gates, he has pledged to give away the majority of his wealth to charitable causes through the Giving Pledge.
7 Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Oracle Corporation, one of the world’s largest enterprise software companies. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $75 billion, making him the seventh richest person in the world. Ellison is known for his aggressive business tactics and competitive nature, and he has been consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people for several decades. He is also a philanthropist and has donated to several charitable causes such as medical research, education, and environmental protection.
8. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani is an Indian billionaire businessman and the chairman, largest shareholder, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), a Fortune Global 500 company and India’s most valuable company by market value. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $90 billion, making him one of the wealthiest people in the world and the richest person in India. He has been consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people for several decades. Ambani is also known for his philanthropic activities and investments in infrastructure projects in India. Reliance Industries has interests in various sectors such as oil and gas, petrochemicals, telecommunications, retail, and more.
9. Steve Ballmer
Steve Ballmer is an American businessman and investor. He served as the CEO of Microsoft from 2000 to 2014. He is currently the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is also known for his philanthropic work, particularly through the Ballmer Group, which focuses on improving economic mobility for children and families in need.
10. Larry Page
Larry Page is an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Google, along with Sergey Brin. He served as Google’s CEO from 1998 to 2001, and again from April 2011 to December 2015. Page is also one of the founders of Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Google, which he served as CEO from 2015 to 2019. He is also known for his philanthropic efforts and investments in various companies and technology projects.