It is known that the list of the top 10 richest persons in the world can change each year according to their current net worth and their financial performance. This is the most recent list of the top 10 richest people according to the live Forbes List of October 11 2021 and fascinating facts about each of them.

1. Elon Musk – $202.1 billion

Elon Musk is working to change the way we travel on Earth via electric car maker Tesla and also in space via SpaceX, a rocket maker. SpaceX. Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company Tesla is currently valued at close to $800 billion. Currently, Elon Musk’s net worth stands at $202.1 billion. Musk’s rocket-related company, SpaceX is now valued at close to $100 billion. Tesla has grown to become the world’s top automaker with a market value of $800 billion as of the month of October 2021.

2 . Jeff Bezos – $191 .7 billion

Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $191.7 billion, making him the second-richest person alive in the present. The position he holds is the same despite getting divorced from the wife of his MacKenzie in the year 2019 and transferring the majority part of the stake in Amazon to MacKenzie. Bezos established the world-renowned Amazon in 1994 in the garage of his home in Seattle. Amazon has enjoyed the advantages of the coronavirus pandemic and has seen more shoppers shop on the internet.

3. Bernard Arnault & Family – $174.8 billion

LVMH The LVMH France Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer Bernard Arnault is the third most successful person on earth at present. The net worth of his company is $174.8 billion, which is a result of his operations across an empire that spans around 70 different brands like Louis Vuitton and Sephora. French Businessman and the continent’s wealthiest person Bernard Arnault earned the $100 billion fortune in December.

4. Bill Gates – $131 billion

The co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates has a net worth of $131 billion. After establishing Microsoft, the world’s largest software company Microsoft together with Paul Allen and Paul Allen, Bill Gates eventually sold a large portion of his stake in the company, retaining only one percent of the shares, and investing the remainder in other investments and stocks. Bill Gates entered the $100 billion club in April when Microsoft’s shares soared after earnings. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the world’s biggest private foundation for charitable purposes.

5. Larry Ellison – $123.1 billion

Larry Ellison has a net worth of $123.1 billion that was earned through Oracle the software company that he co-founded in the year 1977. He resigned as CEO of Oracle in 2014 and since then, he has been president of its board as well as a chief technology advisor for the business. Ellison has been a member of the Board at Tesla since December of 2018 following the purchase of the company’s shares in the year. Ellison owns a large portion of Hawaiian island Lanai.

6. Larry Page – $119.6 billion

Larry Page, the co-founder of Google has an estimated wealth of $119.6 billion, which puts him in the 9th position of the world’s most wealthy people. He also has been a shareholder of Planetary Resources, the famed space exploration company. He is also financing “Flying Car”, startup companies Kitty Hawk and Opener.

7. Mark Zuckerberg – $118.1 billion

Mark Zuckerberg is the co-founder, chief executive officer as well as chairman of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg champions the social platform which has evolved into a top communication channel in the present. The net worth of his company is $118.1 billion, and the company has around 15% of Facebook following the company’s going public in May 2012. Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire. His net worth soared past that $100-billion mark due to Instagram Reels — an alternative to TikTok that was shut down in India earlier in the year and is now facing trouble in the US too.

7. Sergey Brin – $115.3 billion

Co-founder, as well as a board member for Alphabet, Sergey Brin has an estimated Net value of $115.3 billion, placing him in the top ten spots among the top ten richest individuals in the world. He co-founded Google together with Larry Page in 1998 which was made public in 2004 and was renamed Alphabet in the year 2015.

9. Warren Buffet – $103.1billion

The most well-known name is known as the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffet is considered to be among the top investors ever. He is the founder of Berkshire Hathaway that owns over 60 companies, including the well-known companies Geico insurance Duracell, Dairy Queen Restaurant. He has a net worth of $103.1 billion. He is the son of a US Congressman from the state of Washington, his father purchased his first stock at 11 years old.

10. Mukesh Ambani, $102billion

The richest individual on the planet in India, Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries occupies the Tenth spot on the world’s wealthiest individuals’ list. Mukesh Ambani owns an estimated net worth of $102 billion. The bulk of Mukesh’s wealth stems from the petrochemicals as well as oil and gas enterprises that were established by the father of his son Dhirubhai Ambani, known as a business icon in his own right, however, Mukesh is shifting towards more consumer-oriented businesses such as retail and telecom. Reliance Jio is one of the biggest mobile networks operating in India in the present and has made more than $20 billion in the last few months. The next phase of its fundraising plan will focus on retail.

Top 10 Richest Persons in The World

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