Top 10 Richest People in the World 2019
Top 10 Richest People in the World 2019 11.NetWorth:$52.6 Billion
Mukesh Ambani is an Indian business magnate, currently chairman, managing director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).
Ambani has been the richest man in Asia for a while now, and this year, he made it onto the list of the richest worldwide! As of 2019, Mukesh Ambani’s net worth is $52.6 billion.
10. Michael Bloomberg
Net Worth: $53.9 Billion
Michael Bloomberg is an American entrepreneur and politician. Bloomberg is the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P, the financial data and media company. Bloomberg is now 74 years old and one of the richest people in the world.
9. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
Net Worth: $54.9 Billion
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers became the reigning L’Oreal heiress when her mother, Liliane Bettencourt, passed away in 2017. She now runs the holding company as chairwoman, with her family owning 33% of L’Oreal.
8. Carlos Slim Helu
Net Worth: $60.1 Billion
Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican businessman and investor; owner of the conglomerate ‘Grupo Carso’. The conglomerate’s portfolio consists of brands in many different industries, such as health care, media, energy, real estate and retail.
Carlos is 8th on this list of the richest people in the world, with a net worth of $60.1 billion. In recent months, Carlos Slim has lost almost $6 billion from his net worth, and dropped from 4th to 7th.
7. Amancio Ortega
Net Worth: $64 Billion
Amancio Ortega is a Spanish entrepreneur and founder of the Inditex fashion group. Inditex owns Zara, and Zara is one of the most popular clothing chains worldwide.
Ortega recently moved back up to the 7th richest man in the world, after other players on the list have dropped down slightly. However, Ortega’s also lost over $11 billion from his net worth in recent months.
6. Larry Ellison
Net Worth: $64.9 Billion
Larry Ellison is the co-founder of the Oracle Corporation, and he was also the company’s CEO until September 2014. Over the years, Oracle has become an incredibly successful tech company, now being 39 years old and employing over 136,000 people.
5. Mark Zuckerberg
Net Worth: $67.4 Billion
We all know Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of Facebook. Facebook has become the most popular and most valuable social media company in the world. And it all started in Mark’s dorm room at Harvard University.
Mark Zuckerberg has recently dropped off from the 3rd spot, after losing a lot of his net worth due to the Cambridge data scandal and various other issues causing the Facebook stock prices to fall.
4. Warren Buffett
Net Worth: $84.8 Billion
Warren Buffett is an American entrepreneur and investor, and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Buffett is the most successful investor worldwide, and millions of other traders look up to him because of his success.
3. Bernard Arnault
Net Worth: $93.9 Billion
Bernard Arnault is the CEO of LVMH (Louis Vitton Moet Hennessey).
Ultimately, the company was formed from merging the two businesses together. Louis Vitton is the very successful luxury fashion brand, and Moet Hennessey is the merged champagne and cognac manufacturers.
2. Bill Gates
Net Worth: $102.1 Billion
Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft, and was the richest man in the world for several years running. Gates founded Microsoft in 1975 with Paul Allen, and has since become the largest PC software company worldwide.
Last year, Bill Gates has gained an incredible $10 billion in additional net worth! This has put him at an estimated net worth of $102.1 billion overall. However, he’s recently been overtaken by the next man on this list…
1. Jeff Bezos
Net Worth: $153.72 Billion
Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon, one of the biggest and most popular companies on the web. Amazon started as a simple online bookstore in Jeff’s bedroom, and the initial sales were slow.
In 2019, Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world, after adding a whopping $40 billion to his net worth last year! Amazon is making major moves, after recently acquiring Wholefoods, launching drone shipping and a bunch of other strong ideas.
Bezos is soon divorcing his wife MacKenzie; after which she will receive 4% of Amazon, which is worth billions.
Finally the above are the world’s richest people as of 2019 and their success is obviously the result of their efforts.. At the end I would like to leave for you an inspiring quote from Bill Gates..
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates
Guys for this article only this much.. By @karanBista