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Top 50 Richest People in the World

Written By Sushma Singh

Billionaires are an attraction to all. They play a crucial role in influencing the masses. They play a pivotal role in shaping the global economy, philanthropy and even politics. The title of the richest person in the world has changed many times over the years and it causes intrigue among general people. In this article, we have a list of the richest people in the world. They do things differently and are a source of motivation for others.

Top 50 Richest People in the World

The people in this list have conquered businesses and created billion dollar industries. They have impacted the lives of many and will continue to inspire the coming generations. This list contains the net worth of the richest people in the world along with some information about their life and how they made it to the top. Let us get started.

1. Elon Musk

Elon Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American businessman, investor & the richest person in the world. He worked to revolutionize transportation on earth. It is through the electric car maker Tesla and in space by rocket produced by SpaceX. The car company of Elon Musk, Tesla, is now valued at nearly $800 billion and SpaceX is at $100 billion.

Tesla is one of the world’s most valuable automakers with market capitalization. He is best known to be CEO, CTO, and chairman of SolarCity. Elon Musk is a trendy figure who began a campaign to take Twitter private. It accumulated around a $44 billion buyout. Musk has planned a lot of fund deals and doled 9.6 million shares of Tesla as well.

  • Age: 50
  • Country: Texas, United States of America
  • CEO or Business: Tesla
  • Net Worth: $240Billion

2. Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos started his journey as a founder of Amazon.com in a garage in Seattle. He originally pitched an idea of an online bookstore to his previous boss, who refused his concept. Later he formed Amazon and started with online bookselling, which became the most prominent e-commerce marketplace. The pattern of Amazon is constantly diversifying, which is evident from the unexpected expansions. Entering the pharmacy and food has made it a more potential platform. Amazon’s market rate increased to 76% during Covid, making Bezos the e-commerce giant.

  • Age: 58
  • Country: Washington
  • CEO or Business: Amazon
  • Net Worth: $165 Billion

3. Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani is one of the top 10 richest people in the world and has a net worth of $138 billion. He has increased his fortune by $50 billion. At an early age, Gautam Adani became a diamond sorter for the Mahendra brothers. He purchased plastic units in Ahmadabad; with this venture, he began his career in global trading through PVC imports. Adani Group’s Business expanded from a small group to trading textiles, metals, agricultural products, ports, power plants, ships and mines. It is in 50 countries across the globe.

  • Age: 60
  • Country: Indian
  • CEO or Business: Adani group
  • Net Worth: $138 Billion

4. Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault, the most popular and one of the top 10 richest people in the world, comes with a massive stake in the Christian Dior brand. As an engineer, he first showed his business acumen when he started working for his father’s construction firm, where he took charge of it. Later he got immense recognition in luxury goods. He holds a total share of Christian Dior and Le Bon Marche’. In 1987, he finally became the company’s CEO, having the maximum stake.

  • Age: 73
  • Country: Paris, France
  • CEO or Business: LVMH
  • Net Worth: $135 Billion

5. Bill Gates

Bill Gates is one of the most famous names and has been on the list of the richest people in the world for decades. With his childhood friend Paul Allen, Bill Gates developed the software for the original microcomputers. He dropped out of Harvard University and later built the largest software company, Microsoft, with lined up personal computers, published books through Microsoft press, email services, and more.

His private investment at Cascade Investment LLC owns various stocks, including Canadian National Railway, Deere, Republic Services, and real estate & energy. He also holds two philanthropic organizations- the William H. Gates Foundation and the Gates Learning Foundation. It is merged to create the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Age: 66
  • Country: Washington
  • CEO or Business: Microsoft Corporation
  • Net Worth: $118 Billion

6. Warren Buffett

One of the top 10 wealthiest people in the world, Warren Buffett, the most famous living value investor, filed his first tax when he was 14. He bought shares in the textile company holding shares in Berkshire Hathaway. He expanded his insurance, followed by the 705 billion Dollar Market cap company, where a single share of the stock trading is more than $439,000. Buffett is widely known as the Oracle of Omaha.

He is a buy-and-hold investor who has built his fortune by acquiring undervalued companies. His profile holds subsidiaries that include insurance, energy distribution, consumer products and even railroads. Buffett is a noted Bitcoin skeptic as well. Apart from these, he launched the Giving Pledge alongside Bill Gates. He is the current CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

  • Age: 91
  • Country: Nebraska
  • CEO or Business: Berkshire Hathaway
  • Net Worth: $102 Billion

7. Larry Page

Among the several tech-billionaires, Larry Page is a significant name that has gained fame and fortune since college. Along with his friend Sergey Brin, he came up with the idea of improving internet data extraction. The duo created a new technology they dubbed ‘Backrub’ and made an ability to analyze ‘backlinks’. Later both of them went to found Google in 1998, a dominant internet search engine with more than 92% of global search requests.

  • Age: 49
  • Country: California
  • CEO or Business: Alphabet (GOOG)
  • Net Worth: $100 Billion

8. Sergey Brin

Born in Moscow, Sergey Brin is one of the richest people in the world. He co-founded Google with Larry Page in 1998, his classmate at Stanford’s Computer Science Graduate. He became the president of technology and later held the same post at the Alphabet Company. A Russian-born American computer Scientist Sergey Brin is known by the Umbrella parent company Alphabet, having a net worth of $96 Billion. He donates millions of dollars by partnering with The Michael J.Fox for Parkinson’s disease research.

  • Age: 48
  • Country: California
  • CEO or Business: Alphabet
  • Net Worth: $96 Billion

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9. Steve Ballmer

One of the wealthiest persons in the world, Steve Ballmer, succeeded Bill Gates as the CEO of Microsoft. Ballmer has an estimated 4% share in Microsoft, which makes him one of the software giants in the world. In 2014, Ballmer stepped down as the CEO of Microsoft and purchased the most popular Los Angeles Clippers basketball term for $2 billion, which made headlines.

  • Age: 66
  • Country: Washington
  • CEO or Business: Los Angeles Clippers
  • Net Worth: $94 Billion

10. Larry Ellison

The wealthiest person in the world and one of the top 10 richest men in the World, Larry Ellison was born to a single mother and a college dropout. He worked as a computer programmer. Later joined the electronics company Ampex, where he came across Ed Oates and Bob Miner, his partners, who founded Software Development Laboratories (SDL).

Oracle, the second largest software company, was released after two years and became the first commercial relational database program to use the Structured Query Language. He is known for his investments in real estate, luxury brands and impressive acquisition work worth $300millions.

  • Age: 77
  • Country: Hawaii
  • CEO or Business: Oracle
  • Net Worth: $93 Billion

11. Alain Wertheimer

Alain Wertheimer, one of the world’s wealthiest people, is a French Billionaire businessman based in New York City. He is the existing chairman and controlling shareholder of the most popular French Luxury brand Chanel. Alain privately ran this company at the beginning of his career by acquiring several non-Chanel brands, including Eres lingerie and beachwear. The other assets are Vineyards and Racehorses in France. He, along with his brother Gerard invested in Vineyards as well. Both brothers maintain a very private life.

  • Age: 73
  • Country: France
  • CEO or Business: Chanel
  • Net Worth: $90 Billion

12. Mukesh Ambani

The richest man in India, Mukesh Ambani, has earned a net worth of $89 billion during his career in Reliance Industries, a Fortune 500 Company. He is the managing director and chairman and holds the largest share in the Reliance group. At the age of 24 years, he was in complete charge of the petrochemical plant and oil refineries constructed under Reliance Industries Limited and Indian Petrochemical limited. He appeared in Forbes business magazine as the world’s most powerful person.

  • Age: 65
  • Country: India
  • CEO or Business: Reliance Industries Ltd
  • Net Worth: $89 Billion

13. Carlos Slim Helu

One of the richest Mexican business magnates, investors, and philanthropists, Carlos Slim Helu, is known for his remarkable work. He is ranked as the richest person in the world by Forbes business magazine. Carlos derived extensive holdings from the top Mexican conglomerate of companies, Grupo Carso.

He has numerous industries across the Mexican economy, including education, healthcare, industrial manufacturing, mass media, entertainment, real estate, energy, hospitality, high-technology, sports, financial services, and transportation. He holds the largest share in The New York Times Company.

  • Age: 82
  • Country: Mexico
  • CEO or Business: Grupo Carso
  • Net Worth: $72 Billion

14. Vladimir Putin

The well-known Russian politician Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has been serving as the President of Russia. He held the position of Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and from 2000 to 2008. He served as the director of the Federal Security Services and secretary of the Security Council.

Putin is among the richest people in the world. Putin has such a huge fan following that he was re-elected for the posts he has served. He followed the referendum and signed the constitutional amendments to run for president twice. In his early days, he joined the KGB and was closely linked with various wireless communication technologies and the intelligence bureau.

  • Age: 69
  • Country: Petersburg, Russia
  • CEO or Business: President of Russia (currently serving)
  • Net Worth: $70 Billion

15. Francoise Bettencourt

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the most popular and one of the world’s top female billionaires in the World. She is a French Business Woman, Philanthropist, Writer, Pianist, and a billion heiresses, making her the richest woman. With an estimated net worth of $70 billion, she continues as the Vice-Chairman of L’Oreal from 2020. Her fortune tripled with the shares she holds, like Tethys Invest, and high percent shareholder of L’Oreal on the stock exchange.

  • Age: 69
  • Country: France
  • CEO or Business: Director of L’Oreal and Vice Chairman since 2020
  • Net Worth: $70 Billion

16. Amancio Ortega Gaona

The most popular Spanish Billionaire businessman, Amancio Ortega Gaona, is the former Chairman of Inditex fashion group. He is well-known as the founder of Zara and Bershka clothing and other accessory shops. He has made a popular name as one of the top 20 wealthiest men in the World. Inditex’s stock peaks most of the time.

He purchased the Torre Picasso Skyscraper and Epic Residences and hotel in Florida. He has even donated millions of Euros to public hospitals to equip them with stereotactic radiotherapy. Despite being so rich, he leads a simple and humble life.

  • Age: 86
  • Country: Spain
  • CEO or Business: Zara, Inditex, Fundación Amancio Ortega, Bershka, Pull&Bear, Uterqüe, Confecciones Goa, Gravis
  • Net Worth: $70 Billion

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17. Michael Bloomberg

One of the richest people in the world, Michael Bloomberg, grew up in Medford, Massachusetts. He began his career at the securities brokerage Salomon brothers before they started his organization. Bloomberg L.P. organization is a financial information software media firm known for its Bloomberg Terminal.

He spent twenty years as the chairman and CEO, holding the highest share in the stock market. Michael has given $8.2 billion to The Giving People as a donation. He became the 108th Mayor of New York. He built the Technocratic Managerial Style.

  • Age: 80
  • Country: Massachusetts, USA
  • CEO or Business: Bloomberg L.P.
  • Net Worth: $70 Billion

18. Mark Zuckerberg

The most popular young Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is an American Magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of the most desired social media platform, Facebook. He is the founder of the parent company Meta Platforms, formerly Facebook. Inc. He was the chairman, CEO, and controlling shareholder as well. Initially, he was a software engineer. He has been considered the youngest billionaire listed in the top 30 richest people in the world for over a decade.

  • Age: 38
  • Country: New York, USA
  • CEO or Business: Meta Platforms
  • Net Worth: $70 Billion

19. Rob Walton

As one of the world’s wealthiest people, Rob Walton is the chairman of the board of directors from 1922 to 2015 at Walmart. He was also the president & CEO of G.E. Healthcare’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa region, holding a $4B business unit. As a Walton heir, Rob played a crucial role in holding the operations of Walmart’s business and took the organization to a different level of success. As a powerful business sensation, Rob lives a very private and simple life and rarely gives interviews.

  • Age: 77
  • Country: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • CEO or Business: Walmart
  • Net Worth: $70 Billion

20. Jim Carr Walton

One of the richest people in the world, Jim Carr Walton was the third child of Walmart co-founder Sam Walton. He was on the board of directors at Walmart. Jim is currently on the Strategic Planning and Finance committee. He is the CEO of Arvest Bank and chairman of the newspaper firm Community Publishers Inc. and has pledged about $2 billion to the Walton Family Foundation. Jim is the world’s largest retailer and holds the huge fortune of Walmart.

  • Age: 74
  • Country: Newport, Arkansas U.S.
  • CEO or Business: Chairman at Arvest Bank, Walmart Heir.
  • Net Worth: $68 Billion

21. Zhong Shanshan

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Zhong Shanshan founded the bottled water company Hangzhou, later renamed Nonfy Spring. He is highly savvy in marketing and helped in exposing impressive marketing tactics. Under his leadership, the company grew extensively as China’s largest bottled water maker. Nongfu Spring is the largest beverage company in the world as per current records. Nongfu Spring became the most popular bottled natural water in the country too! It has dominated for eight consecutive years. Zhong maintains a very low-profile lifestyle.

  • Age: 67
  • Country: Zhuji, Shaoxing China
  • CEO or Business: Nongfu Spring
  • Net Worth: $68 Billion

22. Alice Walton

As an heiress to the fortune of Walmart, Alice Walton owns around $68 Billion. She started her career as the equity analyst and money manager for the First Commerce Corporation that headed the investment activities at Arvest Bank Group. She was the president and CEO of Walmart and founded Llama Company. Alice played a major role in the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport that opened in 1998. In 2001, she entered the Arkansas Aviation Hall of Fame. She also contributed to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.

  • Age: 72
  • Country: Newport, Arkansas, U.S.
  • CEO or Business: Holds position at Walmart
  • Net Worth: $68 Billion

23. Julia Flesher Koch

One of the richest women in the world, Julia Flesher Koch, is an American Socialite and philanthropist. She inherited the fortune from her husband, David Koch, and managed to gain popularity with her presidency. She is a philanthropist and continues to serve with donations to the Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.

  • Age: 60
  • Country: Iowa, U.S.
  • CEO or Business: David H. Koch Foundation
  • Net Worth: $62 Billion

24. Charles Koch

Charles Koch is one of the richest people in the world. He started his career as the co-owner of Koch Industries and his brother David Koch. They made it a huge success, and the organization’s turnover was massive, offering revenues of $115+ Billion. Koch Industries is considered the second largest privately held company by revenue in the U.S. He holds 42% of the share in Georgia-Pacific, Invista, Flint Hills Resources, Koch Fertilizer, Koch Pipelines, Molex, and more. He has also written business philosophy books named ‘Good Profit,’ ‘The Science of Success, and ‘Market-Based management.’

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  • Age: 86
  • Country: Wichita, U.S.
  • CEO or Business: Koch Industries INC.
  • Net Worth: $60 Billion

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25. Michael Dell

Michael Dell is the CEO of Dell Inc. It has the world’s largest infrastructure in technology. As an American billionaire businessman, he owns a share of 243.35 million of Dell stock which is $3.5 Billion. As Dell started, the same year, the company launched its first server. Under Michael’s leadership, Dell as an organization has grown into the largest P.C. maker in the World.

  • Age: 57
  • Country: Houston, USA
  • CEO or Business: Dell
  • Net Worth: $55 Billion

26. Francois Pinault

Francois Pinault is the most popular French billionaire businessman and founder of the Kering luxury group. He started his business at a very early stage of his life, specializing in retail business, the timber industry, and so on. Later PPR shifted towards luxury and fashion, and he passed the management to his elder son Francois Henri to follow his passion for art and contemporary style. Francois Pinault purchased the jewelry company Boucheron, Balenciaga, and British Fashion house Alexander McQueen.

  • Age: 86
  • Country: France
  • CEO or Business: Kering
  • Net Worth: $50 Billion

27. David Kenneth Roy Thompson

The most famous Canadian billionaire businessman and one of the richest people in the world David Kenneth Roy Thompson is the chairman of Thompson Corporation. He has inherited his father’s British title ‘Baron Thomson of Fleet. He took the acquisition of Reuters in 2008 and became the chairman of Thomson Reuters. David has a huge craze for art collections. He owns the world’s largest collection of paintings and drawings by English painter John Constable.

  • Age: 65
  • Country: Canada
  • CEO or Business: Thompson Corporation
  • Net Worth: $50 Billion

28. Ma Huateng

The most famous Chinese billionaire business magnate and business oligarch, the founder and CEO of Tencent, Ma Huateng, is a popular name. He has the most valuable investments in gaming and entertainment conglomerates in the world. Under his leadership, the company develops China’s biggest mobile instant message service, WeChat, payment systems, smartphones, internet services, value-added services, and online advertisement. Pony Ma is the deputy of the Shenzhen Municipal People’s Congress & 12th National People’s Congress.

  • Age: 50
  • Country: China
  • CEO or Business: Tencent
  • Net Worth: $48 Billion

29. Gerard Wertheimer

A French billionaire Gerard Wertheimer is the shareholder of the most famous French brand, The House of Chanel Perfumes. He works closely with his brother Alain. Chanel’s Products include couture, jewelry, perfumes, and accessories. The revenue of the brand is $11 billion. He maintains a low profile and is close to his brother.

  • Age: 73
  • Country: New York, USA
  • CEO or Business: Chanel
  • Net Worth: $45 Billion

30. Zhang Yiming

One of the richest people in the World, Zhang Yiming, is a Chinese entrepreneur who has founded ByteDance. He developed the news aggregator Toutiao and Video sharing platform TikTok, which are all under the banner of Musical.ly. He is currently the CEO of ByteDance, holding the highest percentage of shares.

  • Age: 39
  • Country: China
  • CEO or Business: ByteDance
  • Net Worth: $44 Billion

31. Tadashi Yanai

The Japanese Billionaire Tadashi Yanai is the founder and president of Fast Retailing, Uniqlo. He is the richest man in Japan, holding $44 Billion. This wealth puts him on this list of richest people in the world. He took over his father’s company Ogori Shoji to Fast retailing and later formed Uniqlo, which became super successful in the market. He is currently working as an independent director at a Japanese technology conglomerate.

  • Age: 73
  • Country: Japan
  • CEO or Business: Uniqlo
  • Net Worth: $42 Billion

32. John Mars

John Mars is a popular American billionaire businessman. He is the chairman of Mars.Inc. As a member of the Mars family, his company shares and all the assets were worth around $10 billion. He worked harder to take Mars.Inc to a different level. The company is now at a higher stage, and John Mars holds the largest stake in the organization.

  • Age: 86
  • Country: Virginia, USA
  • CEO or Business: Mars.Inc
  • Net Worth: $42 Billion

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33. Phil Knight 

Philip Hampson Knight, the wealthiest American businessman, is the co-founder and chairman of Nike.Inc. While studying at the University of Oregon, he ran track under coach Bill Bowerman, and later, he founded the company, Nike, with him. He donates millions of dollars to his alma maters and the Health and Science growth in Oregon.

  • Age: 84
  • Country: Oregon, USA
  • CEO or Business: Nike
  • Net Worth: $40 Billion

34. Vladimir Potanin

The most popular Russian businessman was the Prime Minister of Russia, Vladimir Potanin, the wealthiest man in the world. He acquires wealth notably from the controversial loans and share programs in Russia. He is holding shares in mutual assets with his partner Mikhail Prokhorov from Folletina Trading. Potanin appeared on the U.S. Treasury’s Putin list. He worked with Putin closely.

  • Age: 61
  • Country: Moscow
  • CEO or Business: Prime Minister of Russia
  • Net Worth: $35 Billion

35. Stephen Schwarzman

The popular American Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman is a businessman and philanthropist. He holds the CEO position at Blackstone Group. It started as a private organization and later became a globally acclaimed company. Stephen had a political history as well. He was the chairman of Donald Trump’s Strategic & Policy forum. He belongs to the Republican Party holding strong political views.

  • Age: 75
  • Country: Pennsylvania, USA
  • CEO or Business: Blackstone Group
  • Net Worth: $35 Billion

35. Jack Ma

Jack Ma is the Chinese Business Magnate who is an inventor and philanthropist. He co-founded the first ever e-commerce platform, Alibaba Group. It is a multinational technology conglomerate in the world. He is a strong proponent of open market-driven economy. Jack is an influential figure in the startup business community. He is now pursuing educational work, philanthropy, and environmental causes.

  • Age: 57
  • Country: China
  • CEO or Business: Alibaba
  • Net Worth: $34 Billion

36. Miriam Adelson

Miriam Adelson is an Israeli American Billionaire Physician. She is the widow of the billionaire business magnate Sheldon Adelson. She is a donor to the political cause in the United States and Israel. Miriam contributed to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. She supports millions of funds against the Mueller investigation into Russian Interference. Miriam is the publisher of the Israel Hayom newspaper. She belongs on this list of richest people in the world.

  • Age: 76
  • Country: USA
  • CEO or Business: Casino
  • Net Worth: $34 Billion

37. Colin Huang

Colin Huang is one of the richest people in the world and China. He is a billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder of the ecommerce company Pinduoduo, which turned out to be the largest agricultural platform in China. Colin is also the owner of the other three limited liability Cayman companies, each owning a 7.7% stake in the Pinduoduo.

  • Age: 42
  • Country: China
  • CEO or Business: Pinduoduo
  • Net Worth: $33 Billion

38. Lee Shau Kee

The Chinese billionaire Lee Shau Kee is a business tycoon. He is a real estate owner of Henderson Land Development. It is a property conglomerate where hotels, property, and internet services are accessible. He is the wealthiest man and recently stepped down from the chairman and managing director position in favor of his son. He continues to be the executive director of the organization.

  • Age: 94
  • Country: China
  • CEO or Business: Henderson Land Development
  • Net Worth: $33 Billion

39. Len Blavatnik

The richest man in the World, Len Blavatnik, is the British American Business magnate, self-made billionaire, and philanthropist of Ukrainian Jewish origin. He has made a fortune from privatizing the state-owned aluminum and oil assets. Blavatnik owns the Warner Music Group, holding a high stake. He received a knighthood for his services to philanthropy.

  • Age: 65
  • Country: Ukraine
  • CEO or Business: Warner Music Group
  • Net Worth: $33 Billion

40. Li Ka-Shing

Li Ka-Shing is the most influential entrepreneur in Asia. His conglomerate of business empires is diverse in industries including real estate, financial services, retail, transportation, and even utilities. He has invested in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange aggregate market capitalizations. Li Ka-Shing is known for his humbleness and simplistic lifestyle. He is referred to as ‘Superman Li’ in Hong Kong.

  • Age: 94
  • Country: China
  • CEO or Business: Cheung Kong holdings
  • Net Worth: $31 Billion

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41. Gina Rinehart

The American Mining magnate Gina Rinehart is the executive chairman of Hancock Prospecting. She worked with the extraction company founded by her father, Lang Hancock. Her remarkable leadership qualities have turned the company’s financial troubles into the largest private company in Australia. Hancock Prospecting is the largest mining house in the world.

  • Age: 68
  • Country: Australia
  • CEO or Business: Hancock Prospecting
  • Net Worth: $31 Billion

42. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

The most popular Emarati Billionaire is Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a politician and Businessman whose net Worth is $30 Billion which makes him one of the richest people in the world. He is on the supreme petroleum council board holding a stake in the Virgin Galactic Sky News Arabia. He is also an investor in Manchester City Football club in Dubai and also owns a part of the Major League Soccer team in New York City.

  • Age: 51
  • Country: Dubai, UAE
  • CEO or Business: Emirati politician
  • Net Worth: $30 Billion

43. Masayoshi Son

The Japanese Billionaire, technology Expert, Entrepreneur, financier, investor, and Philanthropist Masayoshi Son is the greatest of all. He is the founder and CEO of Soft bank, holding good stocks in Softbank Mobile and U.K. based Arm holdings. Masayoshi has invested in Alibaba group, holding a $130 billion stake. He is an internationally noted stock investor.

  • Age: 65
  • Country: Japan
  • CEO or Business: SoftBank Group, SoftBank, Softbank Vision Fund
  • Net Worth: $30 Billion

44. Hassanal Bolkiah ibni Omar Ali Saifuddien III

Hassanal Bolkiah ibni Omar Ali Saifuddien III is also known as Sultan of Brunei and is the last absolute Monarch in the world. He was the prime minister of Brunei. He succeeded his father as the Sultan of Brunei.

  • Age: 76
  • Country: Brunei
  • CEO or Business: Sultan of Brunei
  • Net Worth: $30 Billion

45. Giovanni Ferrero

Giovanni Ferrero is a popular Italian businessman. He is the leader of the confectionery company named Ferrero Spa. He is the wealthiest man in Italy, holding the largest share in his organization, and is listed as one of the wealthiest men in the world. Giovanni is the CEO of the Ferrero group and continues to be the father’s business’s executive chain.

  • Age: 57
  • Country: Italy
  • CEO or Business: Ferrero Spa
  • Net Worth: $28 Billion

46. Kenneth C. Griffin

The most famous American Billionaire is an American fund manager, entrepreneur, and investor. He is the CEO of Citadel LLC, holding 80% of the company’s shares. It is a multinational hedge fund organization. He is the owner of Citadel Securities, the largest market maker in the U.S. He is known for contributing millions of dollars to political causes in the Republican Party.

  • Age: 53
  • Country: Florida, USA
  • CEO or Business: Citadel LLC
  • Net Worth: $28 billion

47. He Xiangjian

He Xiangjian is one of the most well-known Chinese Billionaire entrepreneurs who co-founded the largest appliance maker organization Midea. Xiangjian is fond of art and is noted as an art collector. He Xiangjian founded the He Art Museum, it is a non-profit organization designed by Tadao Ando, a Pritzker Prize winner.

  • Age: 79
  • Country: China
  • CEO or Business: Midea Group
  • Net Worth: $28 billion

48. Shiv Nadar

An Indian Billionaire Industrialist, Shiv Nadar is the chairman emeritus of HCL Technologies Limited. He founded HCL and transformed it into an I.T. hardware company by constantly reinventing the company’s focus. He is the founder of the Shiv Nadar Foundation. Shiv is the 3rd richest man in India and one of the richest people in the world. He was awarded Padma Bhushan for his I.T. contributions.

  • Age: 77
  • Country: India
  • CEO or Business: HCL Technologies, Shiv Nadar Foundation
  • Net Worth: $25.9 Billion

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49. Stefan Persson

Stefan Persson is a Swedish Billionaire businessman who is the chairman of the fashion brand H&M. He holds the largest stake at 36%. He holds a substantial stake in the Swedish technology company named Hexagon AB. It is a real estate organization. He owns huge properties in London, Paris, and Stockholm.

  • Age: 74
  • Country: Sweden
  • CEO or Business: H&M
  • Net Worth: $25 Billion

50. Pierre Omidyar

Pierre Omidyar or Parviz Morad Omidyar is a French born Iranian American Billionaire listed among the richest people in the world. He is the founder of eBay and Omidyar Network. Pierre is involved in online journalism and is the head of the investigation in news services Honolulu Civil Beat. He co-founded Pen-based computing startup Ink Development and renamed the ecommerce company as eShop Inc.

  • Age: 55
  • Country: France
  • CEO or Business: eBay, Omidyar Network
  • Net Worth: $24 Billion

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