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Top 10 richest people in the World


By Maria Papagiannopoulou,

1. Jeff Bezos

In 1994, Jeff Bezos established Amazon.com in a carport in Seattle, in no time after he surrendered from the support finance giant D.E. Shaw. In reality, he had initially pitched the thought of an internet bookstore to his previous boss David E. Shaw, who wasn’t interested.

In spite of the fact that Amazon.com initially begun by offering books, it has since morphed into a one-stop shop for everything beneath the sun, and is seemingly the world’s biggest retailer. At any rate, it is difficult to debate its self-description as the “Earth’s most customer-centric company”.

2. Elon Musk

Elon Musk has had his hands in a few diverse companies over a long time. Initially selected at Stanford College, Musk conceded his participation to dispatch Zip 2, one of the most punctual online route administrations. A parcel of the proceeds from this endeavor was at that point reinvested to form X.com, a web installment framework that afterward got to be PayPal. Whereas both of these frameworks were inevitably sold to other companies, Musk has kept up his status as CEO and lead creator of his third venture, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), which points to form space investigation more reasonable. In 2016, Musk founded two more companies, Neuralink and The Boring Company, with him serving as the CEO of the former.

3. Bernard Arnault

French national Bernard Arnault is the chair and CEO of LVMH, the world’s biggest extravagance products company. This trade claims a few of the greatest brands on Soil, counting Louis Vuitton, Hennessey, Marc Jacobs, Sephora, and numerous more. The larger part of his riches, in any case, really comes from his enormous stake in Christian Dior SE, the holding company that controls 41.2% of LVMH. His offers in Christian Dior SE, furthermore an extra 6.2% in LVMH, are held through his family-owned holding company, Gather Arnault SE. An engineer by training, Arnault’s business chops became apparent while working for his father’s construction firm, Ferret-Savinel, which he would take control of in 1971.

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4. Bill Gates

While going to Harvard University in 1975, Bill Gates went to work nearby his childhood companion Paul Allen to create modern program for the first microcomputers. Taking after this project’s victory, Gates dropped out of Harvard in his junior year and went on to found Microsoft with Allen.

In expansion to being the biggest computer program company within the world, Microsoft moreover produces its possess line of individual computers, distributes books through Microsoft Press, gives e-mail administrations through its Trade server, and offers video amusement frameworks and related fringe gadgets.

5. Mark Zuckerberg

In 2004, while at Harvard University, Mark Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook with fellow classmates Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. As Facebook became more popular, Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard to focus solely on his burgeoning company. Zuckerberg is now the CEO and chairman of Facebook, which has over 2.8 billion monthly active users.

6. Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett, the world’s most famous living value investor, submitted his first tax return at the age of 14 in 1944, disclosing his earnings from his boyhood paper route.

In 1962, he began investing in Berkshire Hathaway, a textile company, and by 1965, he had become the dominant stakeholder. In 1967, he expanded the company to include insurance and other ventures. Berkshire Hathaway is now worth half-trillion dollars.

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7. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison migrated to California after dropping out of the University of Chicago in 1966 and worked as a computer programmer for a number of companies. He first worked for the electronics company Ampex in 1973, when he met future collaborators Ed Oates and Bob Miner. Ellison joined Precision Instruments as vice president of research and development three years later.

8. Larry Page

Larry Page’s claim to fame, like that of several other tech billionaires on our list, began in a college dorm room. Page and his friend Sergey Brin came up with the notion of increasing data extraction skills when using the Internet while at Stanford University in 1995. The pair created “BackRub”, a new form of search engine technology named for its capacity to evaluate “backing connections”. After that, Page and Brin co-founded Google in 1998, with the former serving as CEO until 2001.

9. Sergey Brin

In comparison to the other companies on this list, Google is unique in that its co-founders are quite close in terms of overall wealth. Sergey Brin’s involvement at Google is similar to that of Larry Page. Brin served as co-President of the firm with Page after the two co-founded it in 1998 until Eric Schmidt took over as CEO in 2001. Similarly, after launching Alphabet in 2015, Brin served as president of the holding company before stepping down in 2019 when Sundar Pichai was named CEO.

10. Mukesh Ambani

Dhirubhai Ambani established Reliance Industries in 1966 as a small textile producer. Mukesh Dhirubhai, Dhirubhai’s son, moved to Palo Alto, California, in 1979 to attend Stanford Business School. Mukesh came home a year later at his father’s request to supervise the construction of a new polyester plant, at which time he also joined the board of directors of Reliance Industries. Rather from returning to the United States to finish his education, Mukesh stayed in India to oversee Reliance’s backward integration strategy. He led the company’s attempts to build and buy various petrochemical plants and petroleum refineries during the 1990s.


References
  • Dolan, K., Wang, J. and  Peterson-Withorn, C., Forbes World’s Billionaires List: The Richest in 2021, Available here
  • Moskowitz, D., The 10 Richest People in The World, Investopedia, Available here
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Maria Papagiannopoulou
She was born in 1999. She holds a Bachelor's degree in English Language and Teaching with the University of Greenwich, UK. She also holds a Master's degree in TESOL with the University of Sunderland, UK. In her leisure time, she practices her artistic nature in photography. She also enjoys travelling.