Many thoughts are popping out in your mind “who is the richest person in the world”.
Let us check out the billionaire list.
Jeffery Preston Bezos(Jeff Bezos) was born on January 12, 1964, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
He graduated from Princeton University. He founded Amazon in 1994.
He is the founder, chairman, CEO & president of Amazon.
After divorcing his wife, Mackenzie, Jeff announced that he will transfer 4% of Amazon to her.
Thus Mackenzie will get tens of billion worth of Amazon stock and it makes her one of the billionaire women in the world.
Bezos also owns the Washington post& blue origin an aerospace company which developing a rocket for commercial use.
Jeff Bezos net worth is $154.2 billion.
Bernard Jean Etienne Arnault (Bernard Arnault) is a French Business Magnate. He is the chairman & chief executive of LVMH(Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton).
It is the world’s largest luxury goods company. Arnault is the richest person in Europe.
His daughter Delphine is executive vice president of Louis Vuitton & member of LVMH’s executive
Bernard Arnault net worth is $107.6 billion.
William Henry Gates ||| (Bill Gates) was born on October 28, 1955. He is the founder of Microsoft cooperation.
In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen launched Microsoft. Then, it became the world’s largest PC software company.
Then with his wife Melinda, Bill Gates chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
This foundation works to save lives and improve global health and is also working with Rotary International to eliminate polio.
Bill Gates net worth is $107 billion.
Warren Edward Buffett was born on August 30, 1930, at Omaha in Nebraska. He is an American business magnate. He is also known “Oracle of Omaha“.
Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time. Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway which owns more than 60 companies such as Duracell, insurer Geico. He first bought a stock at the age of
11 & first filled taxes at the age of 13.
In 2018, he donated $3.4 billion to the foundation of his friends Bill & Melinda Gates.
Warren Buffett net worth is $85.4 billion.
Amancio Ortega Gaona was born on 28 March 1936. Amancio is a Spanish Billionaire businessman.
He is the founder & former chairman of Inditex fashion group & known for its Zara fashion chain.
He is the head of the Ortega family. Amancio is one of the richest men in Europe & the wealthiest & the retailer in the world.
Amancio owns about 60% of Madrid listed Inditex, which has 8 brands, including Massimo Dutti, Pull & Bear &have 7500 around the world.
Amancio Ortega net worth is $67.7 billion.
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York. Zuckerberg is the founder & CEO of Facebook. He attended Harvard University from where he launched Facebook on February 4, 2004.
In 2018, he is the only person under 50 in Forbes ten richest people list.
In April 2018, he testified before Congress after revealing that Facebook shared user data with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.
Mark Zuckerberg net worth is $67.4 billion
Larry Ellison was born on August 17, 1944, in New York City. He is the co-founder & executive chairman & chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. Larry co-founded oracle firm in 1977. Larry gave the Oracle CEO role in 2014 but still serves as chairman of board & chief technology officer. Ellison donates $200 million to the University of Southern California for cancer treatment center.
Larry Ellison net worth is $64.6 billion.
Carlos Slim was born on 28 January 1940. Carlos is a Mexican business magnate.
In 2016, Carlos is the largest single shareholder of the New York Times Company. He is Mexico’s richest man.
Carlos Slim controls America Movil, Latin America’s biggest mobile telecom firm.
He also owns stakes in Mexican construction consumer goods, mining & real state companies.
Carlos Slim net worth is $61 billion.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg was born on February 14, 1942. He is an American Businessman & politician.
He co-founded Bloomberg LP in 1981. It is a global financial service, software & mass media company.
He has joined The Giving Pledges to give away at least half of their wealth. He also donated more than $5 billion to gun control, climate change & other causes.
Bloomberg has been donated $8.2 billion including his in 2018 $1.8 billion gifts to John Hopkins University. This is the largest donation ever made to higher education.
Michael Bloomberg net worth is $59.8 billion.
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani was on April 19, 1957. He is an Indian Businessman and also the Indian billionaire. He is the managing director of Reliance Industries limited & fortune global. Reliance was founded by his father Dhirubhai Ambani, a yarn trader, in 1966.
Ambani & his younger brother Anil divided up the family business after his father’s death in 2002.
In 2016, Reliance launched a service JIO for 4G phones. This service provides a free voice call & cheap data service.
Therefore, Jio has more than 300 million customers.
Mukesh Ambani net worth is $58.4 billion.
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