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Forbes List of Richest People in the World 2021 and their Net Worth

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Forbes List of Richest People: Who are the richest people in the world? If you’ve ever asked this question, then, you’re about to get your answer.

In this article, we bring you an update on the Forbes list of richest men in the world. Also, you will get to learn about their net worth.

Forbes List of Richest People in the World 2020 and their Net Worth 

Some people have a pretty good idea about the above question. However, some do not. As you’re reading this, you probably already have names popping into your head as to who will appear on the list of the richest.

Forbes List of Richest People in the World 2021: Top 15

There’s been a huge fluctuation in the net worth of these billionaires in the past year. But, you can find out more about that below!

Also, the stats given here in regards to net worth come from Forbes directly. These are the top 15 richest people in the world in 2020:

15. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Meyers’ net worth is $54.2 Billion. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers became the reigning L’Oreal heiress when her mother, Liliane Bettencourt, passed away in 2017.

Also, she now runs the holding company as chairwoman. And this is with her family owning 33% of L’Oreal. As of 2020, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers’ net worth is estimated to be $54.2 billion.

14. S. Robson Walton

Robson’s net worth is $54.8 Billion. Rob Walton is the eldest son of Sam Walton. And he served as the chairman for Walmart, after his father’s death, up until 2015.

Furthermore, he briefly surpassed his brother Jim recently on this list of the richest people in the world. However, he’s now fallen back to his original spot.

13. Alice Walton

Her net worth is $55 Billion. Alice Walton is the daughter of Sam Walton. And she is the heiress to the Walmart fortune.

Also, she founded the Llama Company in 1988. But it has since closed down. Her net worth makes her the 13th richest person in the world and the richest woman in the world.

12. Jim Walton

His net worth is $55.2 Billion. Jim Walton is the son of Sam Walton, who was the founder of the world’s largest retail chain, ‘Walmart’.

Also, he is on the Walmart board of directors. And he is the CEO of his own company, Arvest Bank.

11. Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg is an American entrepreneur. And he is a politician. Also, Bloomberg is the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P. This is a financial data and media company.

Additionally, Bloomberg is now 74 years old. And he is one of the richest people in the world.

Also, he has added another $14 billion to his net worth recently. Thus, this has caused him to move up to 11th on this list. And his net worth is now estimated at $59.7 billion.

10. Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega is a Spanish entrepreneur. And he is the founder of the Inditex fashion group. Inditex owns Zara, and Zara is one of the most popular clothing chains worldwide.

Also, Ortega was once the 5th richest man in the world. However, he recently lost almost $20 billion of it, or 25%, which is one of the biggest losses in 2020 thus far.

However, as of 2020, Amancio Ortega’s net worth is estimated to be $60.5 billion.

9. Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-founded Google back in 1998. And this was just in just a small simple garage. However, the duo has taken Google to the top.

Thus, this has put Sergey Brin right behind Page in this list of the richest people worldwide. As of 2020, Sergey Brin’s net worth is roughly $61.3 billion.

8. Larry Page

Larry Page is the co-founder of Google, which was founded back in a garage in 1998. Google, no doubt, has become the most successful search engine in the world.

Also, the company has gone on to make various acquisitions such as YouTube. Additionally, Google’s success has made Larry Page one of the richest people in the world. He is worth $63.6 Billion.

7. Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer is the current owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers. And he is also the former CEO of Microsoft.

As of 2020, Steve Ballmer’s net worth is estimated at $65.4 billion. Thus, making him the 7th richest person in the world.

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6. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison is the co-founder of the Oracle Corporation. And he was also the company’s CEO until September 2014.

However, over the years, Oracle has become an incredibly successful tech company. And it is now being 39 years old and employing over 136,000 people.

However, Larry Ellison is 6th on Forbes list of richest people in the world, with a net worth of $66.4 billion.

5. Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is an American entrepreneur and investor. And he is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

Also, Buffett is the most successful investor worldwide. And millions of other traders look up to him because of his success.

He is the 5th richest in the world. And this is with an incredible net worth of $89.9 billion. However, despite this fact, Buffett still lives in the home he purchased back when he didn’t even know what a billion dollars looked like. What a humble guy!

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is the founder of Facebook. Facebook has become the most popular and most valuable social media company in the world.

However, it all started in Mark’s dorm room at Harvard University. He is worth $86.5 Billion.

3. Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault is the CEO of LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey). Ultimately, the company was formed from merging the two businesses together.

Louis Vuitton is a very successful luxury fashion brand, and Moet Hennessey is the merged champagne and cognac manufacturers.

Bernard has been making serious movements up this list in the past year. In fact, at the beginning of 2017, he was at 14th. Now, a full 3 years later, he’s placed at 3rd on the Forbes list of richest people. And he is worth $94.1 Billion.

2. Bill Gates

Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft. And was the richest man in the world for several years running. Also, Gates founded Microsoft in 1975 with Paul Allen. And has since become the largest PC software company worldwide.

Also, Gates’ net worth has been pretty stagnant since he reached the $100 billion mark. As of 2020, Bill Gates’s net worth is estimated to be $106.5 billion.

1. Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon. This is one of the biggest and most popular companies on the web. Also, he is the first man ever to reach the $100 billion mark, which is just insane. And many believe he’ll become the world’s first trillionaire. Also, he is worth $146.9 Billion.

Amazon started as a simple online bookstore in Jeff’s bedroom. And the initial sales were slow. However, in 2020, Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world. And this is after adding a whopping $40 billion to his net worth the last couple of years!

Amazon is making major moves, after recently acquiring Wholefoods, launching drone shipping and a bunch of other strong ideas. Bezos recently divorced his wife MacKenzie. After which she received 4% of Amazon, which is worth billions.

The above is the Forbes list of richest people in the world 2020. However, if you find it helpful you can share it.

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