The list of the world's richest persons can vary from year to year, depending on their latest net worth and financial performance. Here is the latest list of the world's top 5 richest persons, based on the real-time Forbes list of February 19, 2021 and some interesting facts about it.
1) Jeff Amazon Bezos: jeff Bezos is currently the richest person on Earth with a net worth of $193 billion, despite devorcement that happened between he and his wife, who demanded 4 percent of Bezos former net worth ,he still ranks the richest. He his the co founder and CEO of Amazon foundation.
2)Elon musk :Elon Musk is working to revolutionize transportation Earth, through electric car maker Tesla - and in space, via rocket producer SpaceX. Elon Musk's rocket company is now valued at about $100 billion, currently, his net worth is $171.6 billion. Tesla has become the world’s most valuable automaker with a market capitalisation of $342 billion.
3) Bernard Arunault :LVMH – France Chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault rank third in the world in terms of riches. His net worth is $155.1 billion ensuing from his business across an empire of more than 70 brands including Louis Vuitton and Sephora. French businessman and Europe’s richest man Bernard Arnault earned the $100 billion fortune last year in December.
4) Bill Gate:The co founder of Bill Gate and Melinda Gate foundation. Bill has a net worth of approximately $123billion. He his the most populous person on Earth. He specialises on software giant Microsoft . He entered the $100billion club last year April. Bill sold his much of his stakes in his company retaining just 1% of his share, and investing the rest in stocks and other assets.
5} Mark Zuckerberg :co-founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg champions the social network that has become a go-to communications avenue today. His net worth is $99billion and today he owns about 14.9% stakes in Facebook after the firm went public in May 2012. Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire. His net worth zoomed past the $100 billion mark.
My insight tell's me that Elon would soon be the richest. What do you think???