Top 10 Richest People in the World, 2020

Published March 16th, 2020 - 09:53 GMT

With all the economic challenges we've been facing in 2020, these 10 men made it to the list of 10 riches people and one of them is a centibillionaire! 

The question remains though, will we see the same faces in 2021?

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#1. Jeff Bezos Net Worth: $131 Billion

#1. Jeff Bezos (Net worth - $131 Billion): 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 2020, Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world, after adding a whopping $40 billion to his net worth last couple of years! Amazon is making major moves, after recently acquiring Wholefoods, launching drone shipping and a bunch of other strong ideas. Bezos recently divorced his wife MacKenzie; after which she received 4% of Amazon, which is worth billions, and yet it still hasn’t knocked him off the top spot. Jeff Bezos is the first man ever to reach the $100 billion mark, which is just insane!

#2. Bill Gates Net Worth: $96.5 Billion

#2. Bill Gates (Net worth - $96.5 Billion): Gates is the co-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.

#3. Warren Buffett Net Worth: $82.5 Billion

#3. Warren Buffett (Net worth - $82.5 Billion): Buffett is an American entrepreneur, 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.Despite being the third richest person in the world, Buffett still lives in the home he purchased!

#4. Bernard Arnault & family Net Worth: $76 Billion

#4. Bernard Arnault & family (Net worth - $76 Billion): Bernard Arnault is the CEO of LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey). Ultimately, the company was formed from merging the two businesses together. Louis Vuitton is the very successful luxury fashion brand, and Moet Hennessey is the merged champagne and cognac manufacturers. Bernard has been making serious movements up this list in the past year. In fact, at the beginning of 2017, he was at 14th. Now, a full 3 years later, he’s placed at 4th on the list of the 10 richest people on earth in 2020!

#5. Carlos Slim Helu & family -  Net Worth: $64 Billion

#5. Carlos Slim Helu (Net worth - $64 Billion): 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.

#6. Amancio Ortega Net Worth: $62.7 Billion

#6. Amancio Ortega (Net worth - $62.7 Billion): 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.

#7. Larry Ellison Net Worth: $62.5 Billion

#7. Larry Ellison (Net worth: $62.5 Billion): 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.

#8. Mark Zuckerberg - Net Worth: $62.3 Billion

#8. Mark Zuckerberg (Net worth: $62.3 Billion): We all know Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of Facebook. Facebook, the most popular and most valuable social media company in the world. And it all started in Mark’s dorm room at Harvard University.

9# Michael Bloomberg - Net Worth: $55.5 Billion

9# Michael Bloomberg (Net Worth - $55.5 Billion): Bloomberg is an American entrepreneur and politician. Bloomberg is the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P, the financial data and media company.

10# Larry Page - Net Worth: $50.8 Billion

10# Larry Page (Net worth - $50.8 Billion): Page is the co-founder of Google and its first CEO until 2001. Google, no doubt, has become the most successful search engine in the world, and the company has gone on to make various acquisitions such as YouTube. Google’s success has made Larry Page one of the richest people in the world.

#1. Jeff Bezos Net Worth: $131 Billion
#2. Bill Gates Net Worth: $96.5 Billion
#3. Warren Buffett Net Worth: $82.5 Billion
#4. Bernard Arnault & family Net Worth: $76 Billion
#5. Carlos Slim Helu & family -  Net Worth: $64 Billion
#6. Amancio Ortega Net Worth: $62.7 Billion
#7. Larry Ellison Net Worth: $62.5 Billion
#8. Mark Zuckerberg - Net Worth: $62.3 Billion
9# Michael Bloomberg - Net Worth: $55.5 Billion
10# Larry Page - Net Worth: $50.8 Billion
#1. Jeff Bezos Net Worth: $131 Billion
#1. Jeff Bezos (Net worth - $131 Billion): 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 2020, Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world, after adding a whopping $40 billion to his net worth last couple of years! Amazon is making major moves, after recently acquiring Wholefoods, launching drone shipping and a bunch of other strong ideas. Bezos recently divorced his wife MacKenzie; after which she received 4% of Amazon, which is worth billions, and yet it still hasn’t knocked him off the top spot. Jeff Bezos is the first man ever to reach the $100 billion mark, which is just insane!
#2. Bill Gates Net Worth: $96.5 Billion
#2. Bill Gates (Net worth - $96.5 Billion): Gates is the co-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.
#3. Warren Buffett Net Worth: $82.5 Billion
#3. Warren Buffett (Net worth - $82.5 Billion): Buffett is an American entrepreneur, 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.Despite being the third richest person in the world, Buffett still lives in the home he purchased!
#4. Bernard Arnault & family Net Worth: $76 Billion
#4. Bernard Arnault & family (Net worth - $76 Billion): Bernard Arnault is the CEO of LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey). Ultimately, the company was formed from merging the two businesses together. Louis Vuitton is the very successful luxury fashion brand, and Moet Hennessey is the merged champagne and cognac manufacturers. Bernard has been making serious movements up this list in the past year. In fact, at the beginning of 2017, he was at 14th. Now, a full 3 years later, he’s placed at 4th on the list of the 10 richest people on earth in 2020!
#5. Carlos Slim Helu & family -  Net Worth: $64 Billion
#5. Carlos Slim Helu (Net worth - $64 Billion): 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.
#6. Amancio Ortega Net Worth: $62.7 Billion
#6. Amancio Ortega (Net worth - $62.7 Billion): 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.
#7. Larry Ellison Net Worth: $62.5 Billion
#7. Larry Ellison (Net worth: $62.5 Billion): 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.
#8. Mark Zuckerberg - Net Worth: $62.3 Billion
#8. Mark Zuckerberg (Net worth: $62.3 Billion): We all know Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of Facebook. Facebook, the most popular and most valuable social media company in the world. And it all started in Mark’s dorm room at Harvard University.
9# Michael Bloomberg - Net Worth: $55.5 Billion
9# Michael Bloomberg (Net Worth - $55.5 Billion): Bloomberg is an American entrepreneur and politician. Bloomberg is the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P, the financial data and media company.
10# Larry Page - Net Worth: $50.8 Billion
10# Larry Page (Net worth - $50.8 Billion): Page is the co-founder of Google and its first CEO until 2001. Google, no doubt, has become the most successful search engine in the world, and the company has gone on to make various acquisitions such as YouTube. Google’s success has made Larry Page one of the richest people in the world.