Top 10 richest people in the world in 2021

Top 10 richest people in the world in 2021

“Forbes” announced the 2021 Global Rich List. Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, this is still a record year for the richest people in the world, the number of billionaires This surged to an unprecedented 2,755, an increase of 660 from before 2020, and there is a new billionaire approximately every 17 hours. The total wealth of the good savages in the rich list comes to 13.1 trillion US dollars, which is an increase of 5 trillion compared to the 8 trillion in 2020. 86% of billionaires are wealthier than a year ago. In the 2,755 rich lists, 15 people from Taiwan are on the list. The top three are Guo Taiming (369), Lin Baili (529), and Chen Taiming (550). The next highlight is to see which famous people are in the top 10 richest people!

1. Jeff Bezos

  • Age: 57
  • Residence: Seattle
  • Founder and CEO: Amazon
  • Net Worth: $177 billion
  • Amazon Ownership Stake: 11% ($174 billion)
  • Other Assets: Blue Origin ($7.15 billion private assets), The Washington Post ($250 million private assets), and $9.75 billion in cash

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has been the world’s richest man for 4 consecutive years, with a net worth of US$177 billion. Due to the surge in Amazon’s stock price, it has increased by US$64 billion year on year. Before 2018, he was the only billionaire on the planet. Due to the divorce, he transferred a quarter of Amazon’s shares to his ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott, but soon returned to asset levels.

2. Elon Musk

  • Age: 49
  • Residence: Austin, Texas
  • Co-founder and CEO: Tesla (TSLA)
  • Net Worth: $151 billion
  • Tesla Ownership Stake: 20% ($114 billion)
  • Other Assets: Space Exploration Technologies ($29.8 billion private assets) and The Boring Company ($101 million private assets)

Second place is Tesla CEO Elon Musk. It can be said to be the biggest winner in U.S. dollars. In 2020, it will still be number 31. In 2021, it will rise to second place with a fortune of $151 billion. It is $126.4 billion higher than a year ago. The main reason is that Tesla’s share price has risen 705%.

3. Bernard Arnault

  • Age: 72
  • Residence: Paris
  • CEO and Chair: LVMH
  • Net Worth: $150 billion
  • Christian Dior Ownership Stake: 97.5% ($109 billion)
  • Other Assets: Moelis & Company equity ($21.4 billion public assets), Hermès equity ($2.23 billion public assets), Carrefour equity ($1.26 billion public assets), and $4.50 billion in cash

The third place is luxury tycoon Bernard Arnault, the CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy), who has benefited from rising stock prices and his wealth from 2020 The US$76 billion of US$76 billion has almost doubled to US$150 billion.

4. Bill Gates

  • Age: 65
  • Residence: Medina, Wash.
  • Cofounder: Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)
  • Net Worth: $124 billion
  • Microsoft Ownership Stake: 1.3% ($25.8 billion)

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (Bill Gates) still owns about 1% of the shares. Together with his shares in the Canadian National Railways and tractor manufacturer Deere & Company, the net worth has reached 124 billion US dollars. So everyone can still see him in the top ten.

5. Mark Zuckerberg

  • Age: 36
  • Residence: Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Co-founder, CEO, and Chair: Facebook (FB)
  • Net Worth: $97 billion
  • Facebook Ownership Stake: 13% ($115 billion)
  • Other Assets: $2.93 billion in cash and $225 million in real estate

In 2020, people around the world use its social media platform to keep in touch, and the market value of Facebook, which is in a dominant position, is also reflected in the stock price. The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, is worth US$124 billion, an increase of US$42.3 billion from before 2020, ranking fifth.

6. Warren Buffett

  • Age: 90
  • Residence: Omaha, Neb.
  • CEO: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)
  • Net Worth: $96 billion
  • Berkshire Hathaway Ownership Stake: 38.001% ($98.503 billion total)
  • Other Assets: Wells Fargo & Co. equity ($76.6 million public assets), U.S. Bancorp equity ($50.2 million public assets), Seritage Growth Properties equity ($38 million public assets), and $1.05 billion in cash

Warren Buffett, the god of investment, almost all of his wealth comes from the holdings of Berkshire Hathaway. On March 10, 2021, his net assets finally exceeded US$100 billion, becoming the sixth among the “100 billion” Super rich man in the “Dollar Rich Club”. In Forbes’s list, he is also sixth in the world, with a net worth of US$96 billion, which is US$28.5 billion higher than in 2020.

7. Larry Ellison

  • Age: 76
  • Residence: Lanai, Hawaii
  • Co-founder, CTO, and Chair: Oracle (ORCL)
  • Net Worth: $93 billion
  • Oracle Ownership Stake: 35.4% ($61.8 billion)70
  • Other Assets: Tesla equity ($10.1 billion public assets) and $14.9 billion in cash

Founded in 1977, Oracle, a major software company, was founded in 1977. Its founder, Larry Ellison, owns approximately 35% of Oracle’s shares. In response to high tax rates, high living costs, and remote work waves, Oracle announced at the end of 2020 that its headquarters will be relocated from its headquarters in Redwood City, California to Austin, Texas. Interestingly, Allison, who is seventh on the list, did not go to Texas but moved to Hawaii. He owns 98% of Lanai, the sixth-largest island in Hawaii.

8. Larry Page

  • Age: 48
  • Residence: Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Co-founder and Board Member: Alphabet (GOOG)
  • Net Worth: $91.5 billion
  • Alphabet Ownership Stake: 6% ($89.7 billion total)
  • Other Assets: $12.6 billion in cash

 

Google co-founder Larry Page retired as president of Google’s parent company Alphabet in December 2019. He is still a major shareholder and member of the board of directors. In early April 2021, due to the surge in technology stocks, he joined the 100 billion dollar club. In Forbes, the list of the richest people in the world

9. Sergey Brin

  • Age: 47
  • Residence: Los Altos, Calif.
  • Co-founder and Board Member: Alphabet (GOOG)
  • Net Worth: $89 billion
  • Alphabet Ownership Stake: 5% ($86.2 billion total)
  • Other Assets: $12.7 billion in cash

Google co-founder Sergey Brin joined the $100 billion club in early April 2021, ranking ninth. He and Peggy, who was ranked eighth, stepped down as president of Google’s parent company Alphabet in December 2019, but are still major shareholders and members of the board of directors.

10. Mukesh Ambani

  1. Age: 63
  2. Residence: Mumbai, India
  3. Chair and Managing Director: Reliance Industries
  4. Net Worth: $84.5 billion
  5. Reliance Industries Ownership Stake: 42% ($73.79 billion total)101
  6. Other Assets: Mumbai residential property ($410 million private assets) and $1.60 billion in cash

The tenth place is Mukesh Ambani, the richest man in India, who surpassed Jack Ma to become Asia’s richest man in 2020. He serves as the CEO of India’s largest company Reliance Group and operates Reliance Industries, a US$88 billion in revenue. And the natural gas, telecommunications, and retail sectors are active.