We had bring you the list of the top 20 richest people in the world in 2020, A lot of persons are searching the web on daily basis to know the top richest and the most successful in the world, hence our reason for this post.
There’s been a huge fluctuation in the net worth of these billionaires in the past year. But, you can find out more about that below!
The stats given here in regards to net worth have come from Forbes directly.
The Top 20 Richest Persons in the world 2020
- Jeff Bezos
- Bernard Arnault
- Bill Gates
- Mark Zuckerberg
- Mukesh Ambani
- Warren Buffett
- Elon Musk
- Larry Ellison
- Steve Ballmer
- Larry Page
- Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
- Sergey Brin
- Amancio Ortega
- Alice Walton
- Jim Walton
- S. Robson Walton
- MacKenzie Bezos
- Ma Huateng
- Michael Bloomberg
- Zhong Shanshan
20. Zhong Shanshan Net Worth: $52.8 Billion
Zhong Shanshan is the chairman of the Chinese water-beverage company, Nongfu Spring. The recent jump int he company’s stock price has launched Shanshan onto this list.
As of 2021, Zhong Shanshan’s net worth is estimated to be $52.8 billion.
19. Michael Bloomberg Net Worth: $54.9 Billion
Michael Bloomberg is an American entrepreneur and politician. Bloomberg is the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P, the financial data and media company. Bloomberg is now 74 years old and one of the richest people in the world.
Michael Bloomberg added another $14 billion to his net worth earlier this year, which caused him to move up to 11th on this list.
However, he’s one of the only individuals on this list who’s net worth hasn’t increased in Q2 and Q3 of 2020; which has pushed him down to 19th.
As of 2021, Michael Bloomberg’s net worth is now estimated at $54.9 billion.
18. Ma Huateng Net Worth: $57.3 Billion
Ma Huateng is a Chinese business magnate, investor, philanthropist, engineer, internet and technology entrepreneur. He’s also the founder of Tencent, which is the most valuable company in Asia.
Huateng is another of the richest in Asia, who made it on this list for the first time last year, and now appears 18th with an estimated net worth of $57.3 billion in 2021.
17. MacKenzie Bezos Net Worth: $59 Billion
MacKenzie Bezos is an American novelist and philanthropist. She was the wife of Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon. After their divorce, MacKenzie received a 4% stake in Amazon, which was worth about $35 billion at the time. As of this post in 2021, MacKenzie Bezos’ net worth is estimated to be $59 billion.
16. S. Robson Walton Net Worth: $63.9 Billion
Rob Walton is the eldest son of Sam Walton, and served as the chairman for Walmart, after his father’s death, up until 2015.
Further more, he briefly surpassed his brother Jim recently on this list of the richest people in the world. However, he’s now fallen back to his original spot.
Being one of the richest and the most successful men in the world, Robson Walton Net Worth is estimated at $63.9 Billion Dollars as of 2021.
15. Jim Walton Net Worth: $64.2 Billion
Jim Walton is the son of Sam Walton, who was the founder of the world’s largest retail chain, ‘Walmart’. He is on the Walmart board of directors, and CEO of his own company, Arvest Bank.
Being one of the richest and the most successful men in the world, Jim Walton Net Worth is estimated at $64.2 Billion Dollars.
14. Alice Walton Net Worth: $64.5 Billion
Alice Walton is the daughter of Sam Walton, and heiress to the Walmart fortune. She founded the Llama Company in 1988, but it has since closed down.
Today, Alice Walton’s net worth is estimated to be $64.5 billion, making her the 14th richest person in the world, and the 2nd richest woman in the world.
“I know the price of lettuce. You need to understand price and value. You buy the best lettuce you can at the best price you can.” – Alice Walton
As of the time of this post in 2021 Alice Walton net worth is estimated at $64.5 million dollars, making her one of the richest and the most successful persons on earth.
13. Amancio Ortega Net Worth: $65.9 Billion
Amancio Ortega is a Spanish entrepreneur and founder of the Inditex fashion group. Inditex owns Zara, and Zara is one of the most popular clothing chains worldwide.
Ortega was once the 5th richest man in the world, however he’s recently lost almost $20 billion of it, or 25%, which is one of the biggest losses in 2020 thus far.
As of 2021, Amancio Ortega’s net worth is estimated to be $65.9 billion.
12. Sergey Brin Net Worth: $66 Billion
Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-founded Google back in 1998, in just a small simple garage. The duo have taken Google to the top, putting Sergey Brin a couple of spots behind Page in this list of the richest people worldwide.
As of 2021, Sergey Brin’s net worth is estimated at $66 billion, making him one of the richest and the most successful men in the world.
11. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers Net Worth: $66.3 Billion
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers became the reigning L’Oreal heiress when her mother, Liliane Bettencourt, passed away in 2017. She now runs the holding company as chairwoman, with her family owning 33% of L’Oreal.
As of 2021, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers’ net worth is estimated to be $66.3 billion, which makes her the richest woman in the world.
10. Larry Page Net Worth: $67.9 Billion
Larry Page is the co-founder of Google, which was founded back in a garage in 1998.
Google, no doubt, has become the most successful search engine in the world, and the company has gone on to make various acquisitions such as YouTube. Google’s success has made Larry Page one of the richest people in the world.
As of the time of this post in 2021, Larry Page net worth is estimated at 67.9 billion dollars, making him one of the richest and the most successful persons on earth.
9. Steve Ballmer Net Worth: $70.1 Billion
Steve Ballmer is the current owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, and he is also the former CEO of Microsoft.
Steve Ballmer is currently one of the richest and most successful persons on earth, As of the time of this post in 2021, Steve Ballmer’s net worth is estimated at $70.1 billion, making him the 9th richest person in the world.
8. Larry Ellison Net Worth: $74.9 Billion
Larry Ellison is the co-founder of the Oracle Corporation, and he was also the company’s CEO until September 2014.
Over the years, Oracle has become an incredibly successful tech company, now being 39 years old and employing over 136,000 people.
Larry Ellison is 8th on this list of the richest and most successful people in the world, with an estimated net worth of $74.9 billion.
7. Elon Musk Net Worth: $79.4 Billion
Elon Reeve Musk FRS is a South-African born, Canadian/American engineer, industrial designer and tech entrepreneur. If you’re excited about the future of the world, you’ll probably have seen Musk everywhere.
Musk founded PayPal, and is also the founder of Tesla, Space-X, The Boring Company, and Neuralink.
As of 2021, Elon Musk’s net worth is estimated to be $79.4 billion, which means his net worth has more than doubled this year, after a ridiculous jump in Tesla stock prices between April and August.
Musk began the year as the 24th richest person worldwide, and he’s now 7th on the list of the richest persons on earth, with an estimated net worth of $79.4 billion dollars.
6. Warren Buffett Net Worth: $82.3 Billion
Warren Buffett is an American entrepreneur and investor, and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Buffett is the most successful investor worldwide, and millions of other traders look up to him because of his success.
Warren Buffett is the 6th richest man in the world, with an incredible net worth of $82.3 billion. However, despite this fact, Buffett still lives in the home he purchased back when he didn’t even know what a billion dollars looked like.
What a humble guy!
“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” – Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett is currently 6th in the list of world richest men, with an estimated net worth of $82.3 billion dollars.
5. Mukesh Ambani Net Worth: $88.9 Billion
Mukesh Ambani is an Indian business magnate, currently chairman, managing director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).
Ambani has been the richest man in Asia for a while now, and this year, he’s moving up on the list of the richest worldwide!
As of 2021, Mukesh Ambani is currently 5ft in th list of the most richest persons in the world, with an estimated net worth of $88.9 billion.
“Today I see a billion people as a billion potential consumers, an opportunity to generate value for them and to make a return for myself” – Mukesh Ambani
4. Mark Zuckerberg Net Worth: $98 Billion
We all know Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of Facebook. Facebook has become the most popular and most valuable social media company in the world. And it all started in Mark’s dorm room at Harvard University.
Mark Zuckerberg has regained the major net worth loss he suffered after the Cambridge Analytica data scandal and various other issues causing the Facebook stock prices to fall.
Mark Zuckerberg is now the 4th richest man in the world, with an estimated net worth of $98 billion.
“When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power.” – Mark Zuckerberg
3. Bill Gates Net Worth: $115 Billion
Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft, and was the richest man in the world for several years running.
Gates founded Microsoft in 1975 with Paul Allen, and has since become the largest PC software company worldwide.
Gates’ net worth has been pretty stagnant since he reached the $100 billion mark. He’s now dropped another place to be the 3rd richest man in the world.
Bill Gates is currently the third richest and the most successful man on earth, with an estimated net worth of $115 billion dollars.
“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates
2. Bernard Arnault Net Worth: $119.4 Billion
Bernard Arnault is the CEO of LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey).
Ultimately, the company was formed from merging the two businesses together. Louis Vuitton is the very successful luxury fashion brand, and Moet Hennessey is the merged champagne and cognac manufacturers.
Bernard has been making serious movements up this list in the past year. In fact, at the beginning of 2017, he was at 14th. Now, almost 4 years later, he’s placed at 2nd on the list of the 20 richest people on earth in 2021.
1. Jeff Bezos Net Worth: $183.8 Billion
Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon, one of the biggest and most popular companies on the web. Amazon started as a simple online bookstore in Jeff’s bedroom, and the initial sales were slow.
In 2020, Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world, after adding a whopping $40 billion to his net worth last couple of years! Amazon is making major moves, after recently acquiring Wholefoods, launching drone shipping and a bunch of other strong ideas.
Bezos recently divorced his wife MacKenzie; after which she received 4% of Amazon, which is worth Over $30 billion, and yet it still hasn’t knocked him off the top spot.
Jeff Bezos is the first man ever to reach not just the $100 billion mark, but briefly the $200 billion mark, which is just insane. Many believe he’ll become the world’s first trillionaire.
Keep reading below to view a complete summary of the richest people in 2021.
“There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more, and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.”
Jeff Bezos’ reign as the richest man in the world continues.