Top 10 Richest People In The World

Entertainment | 2020-12-12 22:17:05.0 | By Sunita Pathak

There are many different ways to earn money. Some people get their education and work for a company while some people do their own business. Though people say education is the second most important thing in life after health, at the end all we want is money and money is what makes people happy in this world.

But, don't fool yourself with the luxury of money, because this can sometimes be very dangerous and ruin your personal happiness. People should understand how money can make you and at the same time it can ruin you as well. Just remember, money is not everything, personal satisfaction and happiness is what makes life worth living. This is just a way you can prepare your mind for not falling into the trap of money and running your happiness. But there are many people who have been successful in their life earning more than enough money to make them top 10 richest people in the world.

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Here we have got the list of the top 10 richest people in the world and their journey towards it.

1.Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is an American Investor and the world’s richest person with the net worth of 145 billion US Dollars. He is a founder and CEO of Amazon.

Amazon is an online retail company that delivers its product to more than hundred countries in the world. Amazon delivery has made our life excessively easy to a great extent. In Spite of the busy schedule and life people have, they can still have a great time getting all their orders delivered at their front door. Depending upon the item, the delivery time of the items vary.

The huge positive impact of Amazon in the life of people has made Jeff Bezos the number one billionaire of the world.

2.Bill Gates

Bill Gates is a great businessman and software developer famous all around the world for his creation of Microsoft. Bill Gates is also a simple living and high thinking person. He is well known for his simplicity and generosity. He is a co-founder of Microsoft corporation. The Microsoft products like Microsoft Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoints have made people’s life very easy and systematic. These products are not only used in schools and colleges but are equally used in offices, big companies and almost everywhere.

3.Bernard Arnault & Family

Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is the third richest person in the world. He was born in France and is a billionaire businessman. He completed his education graduating from the Ecole Polytechnique in France. After graduation he started his career working for his father’s company. He owns a huge world-famous brand Louis Vuitton and Sephora. Including these he owns a total of 70 different brands of the world. With his 70 different brands in the world he has incredibly made a huge progress in his life distributing his products to all around the world.

4.Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is an American Businessman and an investor. He is a well-educated businessman who has completed his Bachelors in Business Administration and Masters of Science in Economics.

He started his business career from an early age, and he sold some chewing gums, some drinks and newspapers to the people going to their doors. He has an interesting journey towards his success. He was amazed by the concept of share market and this is what changed his life forever. As a young man, he started his ideas in the share market by collecting the bottle lids in the street and analyzing the highest consumed drink in his locality. All of his hard work and brilliant strategy has made him successful in his life. Though he is surrounded by the wealth that he earned from his hard work, he falls under the simple living and high thinking category.

5.Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison was born in New York City, USA and is the fifth richest person in the world. He is an investor as well as a businessman. He is an executive Chairman and CTO of Oracle Corporation. In the year 2018, there was a huge jump in his career and his net wealth. Ellison joined Tesla's board in December 2018, after purchasing 3 million Tesla shares earlier that year. But he has not enjoyed his luxury and wealth alone, but he has tried his best to help others as well. In May 2016, Ellison pledged $200 million to the University of Southern California for a cancer treatment center.

6.Amancio Ortego

Amancio Ortego is the founder of many organizations like Zara, Bershka, Inditex etc. Amancio Ortego founded Zara which made a huge change in the fashion industry of the world. Zara increased the change in the dressing behavior of the people dramatically in a short period of time.

He is a great business man owing 7,500 stores around the world and he also owns about 60% of Madrid-listed Inditex, which has 8 brands, including Massimo Dutti and Pull & Bear.

He is also a huge investor and invests has invested his dividends primarily into real estate in Madrid, Barcelona, London, Chicago, Miami and New York.

7.Mark Zuckerberg

You might have already heard of Mark Zuckerberg. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Facebook. Facebook is an application that allows people to get connected allowing them to share their pictures and videos. It allows people to share their thoughts and it is also a great platform where people can help each other in various ways.

Mark Zuckerberg was born in White Plains, New York. When he was at the age of 23, he made a great achievement of his life with the title of self-made billionaire. Achieving great success at a very young age, he is the only one person in the top 10 richest people in the world who is below 50 years old.


Jim Walton is the youngest child of Samuel Walton and Helen Walton. After the death of his brother John Walton, he replaced his position of Board of Director in Walmart. Moreover, Jim is chairman and CEO of Arvest Bank Group, Inc. and he is also a chairman of Community Publishers, Inc., which operates newspapers in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.

Even though, he gave away $1.2 billion in Walmart stock in June 2019, he remains as the richest Walton in part thanks to an estimated 44% stake in Arvest Bank.

9.Alice Walton

Alice Watson is a daughter of Samuel Watson and sister of Samuel Robson Watson. Growing up in a family where both of the parents are founders of the biggest retailer in the world today must have been fun. But, Alice Watson has also gone through many ups and downs in her life. She went through many accidents and had dozens of surgeries. Before she made her way to ninth richest person in the world, she held various positions in many different companies. Her life came into a huge change when she bought $11 billion Walmart Shares.


Samuel Robson “Rob” Walton is the world’s tenth richest person in 2020. He is the son of the founder of Walmart, Samuel Watson and Helene Watson. He is a well-educated person who graduated in bachelor’s in science in Business Administration in the year 1996 from the University of Arkansas.

We never know where life will take us. Sometimes in life to achieve something we have leave something behind. Same kind of situation arose in his life. He started his long journey to be the tenth richest person in the world after his graduation in bachelor’s in science in Business Administration. He had to leave the place, Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he was born, raised and where he achieved his bachelor’s degree in business Administration. After that, he joined Walmart as a Vice- chairman and remained with the Walmart for a long time since 1992-2015. Today, his net worth is 54.1 billion.

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