In today’s changing world, it is quite necessary to earn a little money for fulfilling one’s basic needs. People today demand in themselves in various jobs to make their living wages. We see a lot of people who get into entrepreneurship or some other company to work independently. And, only few with keen interest and dedication turn their business into a huge one. Not to just make income, but also employing thousands of people. Their success stories are inspirational for all upcoming entrepreneur’s.
Who is the richest man in the world? Read further to know more. Let’s talk about billionaires who have a lot of inspirational story with them. The world’ richest man now are not born with money, “They just made it”. Their hard work, dedication made them billionaires. One’s individual success is calculated in terms of how much money they are having. Some people have a net worth more than 40 billion dollars and trending in the world as the top richest person in the world.
1. Bill Gates – Co-Founder Of Microsoft
Bill Gates is the only person in the world who is in the list of the richest person in the world for more than years. He is such an inspiration for most of the business magnate. The co-founder of Microsoft, tech magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, developer, Bill Gates has a huge profile that makes him the richest man in the world. His worth marked 90 Billion. Also, he is the founder of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates has made strides in every sphere he’s touched. Currently, he works as a full-time at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and is the technical adviser to the current CEO Satya Nadella.
2. Jeff Bezos – Founder Of Amazon
Jeff Bezos is the creator, chairman and the largest shareholder of the online shopping giant Amazon. Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur and investor with net worth of $89 billion. The second richest person in the world is the creator and proprietor of privately-funded aerospace developer and manufacturer of Blue Origin.
Blue Margin was launched in 2000, the company has conducted test flights to space in the year 2015. He also plans for commercial suborbital human spaceflight in the year 2018. He is very close to Bill Gates of his net-worth and promised to over come Bill and would touch 100 billion dollars within the upcoming years. Let’s see in future what’s going to happen.
3. Amancio Ortega – Founder And Chairman Of Inditex Fashion Group
Amancio is the founder and chairman of the Inditex fashion group. The Spanish business magnate is very well known for his global brand Zara. He has a net worth of around 83.5 billion dollars and is the third richest person on the planet.
4. Warren Buffett – CEO Of Berkshire Hathway
Industry: Finance and investments
The most successful investor in the world. Buffett is a business magnate and a philanthropist. His net worth is valued at $74.2 billion dollars. Buffett is the CEO and the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathway, the American multinational conglomerate holding company. Buffett is the fourth richest man in the world, is often known as the “Wizard of Omaha” or “Oracle of Omaha,” or the “Sage of Omaha.” These names comes for his adherence to value investing and because of his frugality despite his immense prosperity.
5. Mark Zuckerberg – Co-Founder And CEO Of Facebook
Mark is one of the most inspirational men to many of the young entrepreneurs. He holds a perfect inspirational story to all of us ie., “To become successful in one’s life you don’t want to be a degree holder”. Your knowledge speaks wherever you go, and your success is the claps you get from others. Mark is such kind of person who got the degree just after becoming a billionaire in the world.
Facebook is the most trending word in all over the world. He founded the Facebook as a part of his academic project, and he itself never dreamt that it would become more successful. Which made him to stand in the list of top 10 richest men in the world having a net worth of 71.9 billion dollars. The Facebook later expanded rapidly with one billion users signing up by the year 2012 and now in 2017 it has 2 billion monthly active users.
6. Carlos Slim – Mexican Business Magnate
Industry: Telecommunications, banking, retail
Slim is a Mexican company magnate, investor, and philanthropist who’s the sixth richest person in the world, valued at 69 billion dollars. Slim is also known as the “Warren Buffett of Mexico.” Deriving his luck extensively holding ‘n’ number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate.
7. Larry Ellison – Co-Founder Of Oracle Corporation
American businessman Larry Ellison is currently the co-founder of Oracle Corporation. Now he is the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. His Net worth is valued at $62.2 billion. He’s currently the seventh richest people in the world. Ellison has given up to 1% of his wealth to charity and has signed “The Giving Pledge.”
8. Michael Bloomberg – Founder, CEO Of Bloomberg L.P
Michael Bloomberg is the American business magnate, politician, and philanthropist. He is the founder, owner, and CEO of Bloomberg L.P, a worldwide financial information, and media firm. He functioned as the 108th Mayor of New York City from 2002 to 2013. Michael has always been very active in the country’s politics. He is the eighth richest person in the world having a net worth of $53.3 billion.
Bernard Arnault is the French billionaire is the chairman and CEO of LVMH, which is the biggest luxury goods company in the world. Arnault is an art collector and made the Paris-based Foundation Louis Vuitton, which supports artistic production in France. He has a net worth of $ 53.2 billion.
10. Charles Koch – Co-Owner Of Koch Industries
Charles Koch is the American businessman, political donor, and philanthropist. Charles Koch is on the list of top 10 richest people in the world with the net worth of $48.5 billion. He’s co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries. Charles also famous for his presence in popular American TV series “The Newsroom.”