There are a lot of wealthy individuals around the world, but some of them have more money than others. The richest people has acquired their wealth in different ways, but there is no question that they are all extremely successful. If you have an interest in celebrity wealth, this list will be sure to blow you away.
Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, has been sitting at the top of the “richest” list for a number of years now. He is worth around $90 billion, so it’s easy to see why he makes the top of this list and many others. While he doesn’t really play an active role in Microsoft anymore, he still has his massive fortune (and more coming in all the time.)
Jeff Bezos might not be someone that you have heard very much about, or at all, but he is the second richest man in the world with a net worth of $89 billion. He was slightly wealthier than Bill Gates for a short period of time, but not anymore. Bezos owns the Washington Post and Blue Origin, a thriving aerospace company.
With a net worth of nearly $70 billion, Carlos Slim is by far the richest businessman in all of Mexico. He owns America Movil, which is the biggest mobile phone operator in all of Latin America. He has been very successful in business from a young age, and his massive fortune makes that perfectly clear.
Bernard Arnault has become extremely successful selling a wide range of luxury goods, and he has a net worth of around $52 billion. He is currently the chairman of Louis Vuitton. His conglomerate includes Bulgari, Sephora, and a number of other top brands.
Larry Page is worth approximately $51 billion, and he is the CEO of Alphabet, which is Google’s parent company. He co-founded the now ubiquitous search engine with Sergey Brin out of a garage back in the late 90s. He owes his huge fortune to the successful search engine, though he has a number of other ventures.
Charles Koch is a well-known businessman that owns Koch Industries, and he is worth a cool $47.5 billion. His company, which had its humble beginnings by his father back in the 1940s, has since grown into a massively profitable empire.
Viatcheslav Kantor is an international investor and entrepreneur who has become extremely successful over the years. With a net worth of $3.2 billion, he is the president of the European Jewish Congress, though he has accumulated his fortune through smart business investments in the last few decades.
The richest people in the world have earned their money in different ways, but they remain extremely wealthy and powerful nonetheless. This list is changing and shifting all the time as the wealthiest people across the planet outdo each other with their growths in wealth from business dealings and many other things.