Forbes has published a list of the richest people of the year 2021. For the fourth year in a row, Jeff Bezos, owner of Amazon, has retained his position as the richest man in the world. Tesla owner Elon Musk has ranked second. Whitney Wolf Herd, head of the dating app Bumblebee, has failed to make it into the top ten for the first time.
The richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos, has a net worth of $177 billion. At the same time, Elon Musk has total assets of $ 151 billion. India’s Mukesh Ambani has also made it to the top ten with a net worth of $84.5 billion Currently, there are only four richest people in the world with a net worth of over $100 billion. Bill Gates is fourth on the list. Bill Gates has a net worth of $124 billion. Bill Gates owns shares in Microsoft, Canadian National Railways, and tractor maker Deere and Company.
According to Forbes, cryptocurrency and stock prices have skyrocketed this year. As a result, Forbes’ list of 35 richest people in the world has increased. In the list of the last year 2020, there has been an increase of $8 trillion to $5 trillion, which is estimated to be $13.1 trillion in total this year. This year, for the list of Forbes billionaires, 493 new people have been entered.
Forbes World Richest Billionaires List 2021 (The Richest People of the Year 2021):
#1 | Jeff Bezos – Founder and CEO, Amazon
NET WORTH: $177 BILLION
#2 | Elon Musk – CEO, Tesla, and SpaceX
NET WORTH: $151 BILLION
#3 | Bernard Arnault – Chairman and CEO, LVMH
NET WORTH: $150 BILLION
#4 | Bill Gates – Co-Founder and former CEO, Microsoft
NET WORTH: $124 BILLION
#5 | Mark Zuckerberg – Co-founder and CEO, Facebook
NET WORTH: $97 BILLION
#6 | Warren Buffett – Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
NET WORTH: $96 BILLION
#7 | Larry Ellison – Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, and CTO, Oracle
NET WORTH: $93 BILLION
#8 | Larry Page – Co-Founder and former CEO, Google
NET WORTH: $91.5 BILLION
#9 | Sergey Brin – Co-Founder, Google, and former Alphabet President
NET WORTH: $89 BILLION
#10 | Mukesh Ambani – Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance
NET WORTH: $84.5 BILLION