Bloomberg Billionaires Index provides the daily ranking of world’s richest people and it’s quite fascinating to see this list on daily period. As per Bloomberg the figures of this billionaire list updated after the close of every trading day in New York.
In recent Bloomberg Billionaires index or ranking there was some big changes which need to be highlighted here. Well here is some brief about the latest Index.
In latest rankings Elon Musk became the richest person in the world with $195 Billion. Last year in 2020 Elon Musk’s company Tesla stock rise by almost 700% which make Elon Musk the richest person in the world.
In latest rankings update India’s Mukesh Ambani become the 13th richest man in the world. Some new billionaire’s entry are also there in fresh list where as some big names dropped their spots in the list.
As per Bloomberg Billionaires Index Mukesh Ambani’s total net worth is $73 Billion where as Warren Buffet’s total net worth is $88.2 Billion. Recent investments in Mukesh Ambani’s Jio business made him richer compared to other big names and he is also growing fast in the list.
Tesla CEO is now richer than Warren Buffet and Mukesh Ambani. Elon Musk owns fifth of Tesla’s outstanding stock which is the main reason behind his fortune. Elon Musk holds the ownership of Space-X accounts worth of $15 Billion. Currently Elon Musk is the highest paid CEO in the world.
As of 8th Jan 2021 here is the list of top 10 richest people in the world
Top 10 Richest People in the World
#1 Elon Musk – $195B
Elon Musk is CEO of world’s best car making company Tesla and Space exploration company SpaceX. Elon Musk is currently the richest person in the world.
#2 Jeff Bezos – $185B
Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon and currently 2nd richest man in the world with total net worth of $185 Billion.
#3 Bill Gates – $134B
Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft and currently third richest man in the world with total net worth of $134 Billion.
#4 Bernard Arnault $116B
Bernard Arnault is chief executive of world’s largest luxury goods company LVMH and currently 4th richest man in the world with net worth of $116 Billion.
#5 Mark Zuckerberg – $102B
Mark Zuckerberg is the founder of social media network Facebook and currently 5th richest man in the world with total net worth of $102 Billion
#6 Zhong Shanshan – $93B
Zhong Shanshan is the founder of biggest chinese beverage company Nongfu Spring. Zhong Shanshan is also the owner of big pharma company Wantai. Currently Zhong Shanshan is 6th Richest person in the world with $93B.
#7 Warren Buffett – $88B
Warren Buffett is the CEO of Berkshire Hathway company and currently 7th richest man in the world with total net worth $88 Billion.
#8 Larry Page – $83.6B
Larry Page is a Co-Founder of Google and was CEO of Alphabet and currently 8th richest man in the world with total net worth of $83 Billion.
#9 Sergey Brin – $81B
Sergey Brin is the co-founder of world’s biggest company Google and currently 9th richest man in the world with total net worth $81 Billion.
#10 Larry Ellison – $80B
Larry Ellison is an American businessmen co-founder, Chief Technology Officer and Executive chairman of Oracle corporation. Larry is currently 10th Richest men in the world with net worth of $80 billion.
#11 Steve Ballmer – $79B
Steve Ballmer is an American businessmen and previous CEO of Microsoft, currently 11th richest man in the world with total net worth of $79 Billion.
#12 Françoise Bettencourt Meyers – $75.4B
Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is a french billionaire and her family owns the company L’Oréal. Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is the richest women in the world and currently 12th richest person in the world with net worth – $75.4 Billion
#13 Mukesh Ambani – $73.4B
Mukesh Ambani is chairman of Reliance Industries and due to recent investments in Jio platform Mukesh Ambani reached total net worth of $73.4 Billion and currently 13th Richest man in the world.
In top 20 richest people in the world’s list 14 billionaires are from United States, 2 from France and china, 1 each from India and Spain. Here is the list of top 20 richest billionaires in the world as of 8th Jan 2020.