Top 10 Richest People in the World 2024

Curious to know “Who are the top richest people in the world?” and “Who ranks no. 1 in the World’s Billionaires 2021 annual ranking list?” continue reading…

Forbes, Bloomberg, and CNN are media outlets that release the list of billionaires but among 3 American business magazine Forbes is a world’s most popular magazine which document net worth of the wealthiest billionaires in the world and releases annually lists in different categories and countries and which ranks the wealthiest individuals globally for 35 years, they released the first-ever list of international billionaires list in 1987 and year 2021 list is their 35th annual list.

Jeff Bezos is the world richest man in the world with a net worth $145B and Walmart heir Alice Walton is the richest woman in the world for 2021 with an estimated worth $54.4 billion. 

While we were doing our research to compile the list of 20 tycoons we found some interesting facts that can boost your general knowledge. 

Do you want to know what those are?

There are a total of 2095 billionaires on the list of 2021. And the highest number of billionaires are from the USA (705) alone, 2nd spot is China (285), UK on 5th with 97 and India on 8th position with 82 billionaires. 

Do you know who was the 1st wealthiest person according to the Forbes list in the world? well he was Yoshiaki Tsutsumi a Japanese businessman whose NET WORTH was $20BILLION in 1987.

Bill Gates, from 1995 to 2017, held the Forbes title of the richest person in the world with the exception of these 5 years (Carlos Slim & family 2013, 12, 11, 10, and Warren Buffett 2008).

Japan, the USA, Mexico are the countries holding the world 1st position till now.

Another important fact we noticed is that while other countries suffered economic slowdown due to COVID-19, China and The USA are winners.

Now without any further adieu let’s get to the point

Top 10 Kings of World – 2021

The data is taken from Forbes as a source.

Jeff Bezos

$145 billion

Bill Gates

$104 billion

Bernard Arnault & Family

$92 billion

Warren Buffett

$73 billion

Mark Zuckerberg

$69 billion

Did you know? Facebook has acquired more than 80 companies till now.

Larry Ellison

$66 billion

Steve Ballmer

$63 billion

Amancio Ortega

$61 billion

Larry Page

$58 billion

Jim Walton

$57 billion

Final words:

It’s a dream of many to show up in the Forbes billionaire list and if you are thinking you need to be a tech inventor like Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg or investor like Warren buffet then don’t get disheartened. Here is another fact: a pig farmer Qin Yinglin from China is the world’s fastest-rising billionaire. Nothing is impossible. Keep hustling.

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