Richest Person in the World

Money makes the world go round, and nowhere is that more evident than in the ranks of the world's wealthiest persons. From tech tycoons to retail magnates, the world's richest persons are an interesting group whose fortunes seem almost unreal.  

They are the founders of your largest online retail stores, the CEO of the electric car you drove to work, executives of your favorite luxury brands, creators of your social apps, and a small group of men who either want to take you to space, or land you on Mars.

Currently, the richest person in the world, Bernard Arnault, is a familiar name that has dominated the pinnacle of fashion, luxury, and art for many decades.

Bernard Arnault & Family – $190B

When you think of the ultimate tech entrepreneur of the new millennium, Elon Musk's name is hard to ignore. He is the second richest person in the world.

Elon Musk – $175B

When Bezoz started Amazon from his garage in 1994, it was hard to predict how such a simple idea would transform existing traditional retail models and how we shop forever.

Jeff Bezos–$121B 

The co-founder who gave us Microsoft in 1975, when most Americans used typewriters, building it into the dominant software company of 1990s, Gate is one of the oldest emblems of lasting wealth in the last 30 years. 

Bill Gates– $116B

Warren Buffet, known as the Oracle of Omaha, is the CEO and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, a diversified multinational holding company with significant shares in popular everyday brands, including Coca-Cola, Bank of America, Diary Queen, and Apple.

Warren Buffet –$105B

Ellison co-founded Software Development Laboratories (SDL) in 1979 and is one of the brainchildren behind the software giant Oracle, of which he owns about 35% stake.

Larry Elisson- $103B

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