Top 10 Richest person in the world forbes 2020
FORBES LIST 2020: THESE ARE THE RICHEST IN THE WORLD
Top 10 Richest person in the world forbes 2020
The great fortunes of the planet, those that appear on the Forbes 2020 List, have also been affected by the pandemic. But the world’s richest have responded to the coronavirus with exceptional donations and action. Thanks to the real time counter of the publication we can know how the ranking is going. And it’s not very different from 2019. Jeff Bezos, who opens a mansion in Beverly Hills, repeats first position for the third consecutive year, picking up the baton from Bill Gates (who stopped holding the first position in 2017 after donating part of his fortune and that now occupies the second position). Of course, Jeff Bezos’ fortune is only growing and he is about to become the first human with a fortune of more than 200,000 million: on July 13, 2020, Jeff Bezos set a new record for his assets: 189,200 million was the fortune calculated by the real-time index of millionaires on the Forbes List. The richest man in Spain, Amancio Ortega, oscillates between fifth and sixth place, depending on the day, which is why he is Galician.
Jeff Bezos… (=). 55 years. Equity in 2020: 117.ooo million dollars (↑). Company: Amazon. U.S. citizenship. Position in 2019: 1st.Jeffrey Preston Bezos (né Jorgensen; born January 12, 1964) is an American internet entrepreneur, industrialist, media proprietor, and investor. He is best known as the founder, CEO, and president of the multi-national technology company amazon. The first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth index, Bezos has been the world’s richest person since 2017 and was named the “richest man in modern history” after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018. According to Forbes, Bezos is the first person in history to have a net worth exceeding $200 billion.
Bill Gates (↓). 64 years. Equity at the beginning of 2020: $ 94.7 billion (↓). Company: Microsoft. U.S. citizenship. Position in 2019: 2nd.William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, software developer, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is one of the best-known entrepreneurs and pioneers of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.
Bernard Arnault and family
Bernard Arnault (and family) (↑). 70 years. Equity at the beginning of 2020: $ 86.4 billion (↓). Company: LVMH. Nationality: French. Position in 2019: 4th.Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault (French: born 5 March 1949) is a French billionaire businessman and art collector. He is the chairman and chief executive of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE, the world’s largest luxury-goods company. In April 2018, he became the richest person in fashion, topping Zara’s Amancio Ortega.Arnault briefly surpassed Jeff Bezos to become the richest person in the world in December 2019. He again became the world’s richest person for a short time in January 2020.
Warren Buffett (↓). 89 years. Equity at the beginning of 2020: $ 63.2 billion (↓). Company: Berkshire Hathaway. U.S. citizenship. Position in 2019: 3rd.Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American investor, business tycoon, philanthropist, and the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world
Amancio Ortega (↑). 83 years. Equity at the beginning of 2020: $ 58 billion (↓). Company: Inditex. Spanish nationality. Position in 2019: 6th.Amancio Ortega Gaona (born 28 March 1936) is a Spanish billionaire businessman. He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops. As of December 2019, Ortega had a net worth of $68.3 billion, making him the second-wealthiest person in Europe after Bernard Arnault, and the sixth-wealthiest in the world.For a brief period of time in 2015, he was the richest man in the world, bypassing Bill Gates when his net worth peaked to $80 billion as Zara’s parent company, Inditex’s, stock peaked.
Larry Ellison (=). 73 years. Equity at the beginning of 2020: $ 56 billion (↓). Company: Oracle. U.S. citizenship. Position in 2019:7th .Lawrence Joseph Ellison (born August 17, 1944) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist who is a co-founder, the executive chairman and chief technology officer (CTO) of Oracle Corporation. As of October 2019, he was listed by Forbes magazine as the fourth-wealthiest person in the United States and as the sixth-wealthiest in the world, with a fortune of $69.1 billion, increased from $54.5 billion in 2018.
Mark Zuckerberg (↑). 34 years. Equity at the beginning of 2020: 55.1 billion dollars (↑). Company: Facebook. U.S. citizenship. Position in 2019: 8th.Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American media magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding Facebook, Inc. and serves as its chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder.He also is a co-founder of the solar sail spacecraft development project Breakthrough Starshot and serves as one of its board members.
Jim Walton (↓). 72 years. Equity at the beginning of 2020: $ 51.6 trillion (↓). Company: Walmart. U.S. citizenship.James Carr Walton (born June 7, 1948) is an heir to the fortune of Walmart, the world’s largest retailer. As of March 2020, Walton was the 8th-richest person in the world, with a net worth of US$54.6 billion. He is the youngest son of Sam Walton.
Steve Ballmer (↑). 64 years. Equity at the beginning of 2020: 51.4 billion dollars (↑). Company: Microsoft. U.S. citizenship.Steven Anthony Ballmer (born March 24, 1956) is an American businessman and investor who served as the chief executive officer of Microsoft from 2000 to 2014.He is the current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of Oct 2020, Forbes estimates his personal wealth at US$74.7 billion,ranking him the 9th richest person in the world.
Alice Walton (↑). 71 years. Equity at the beginning of 2020: 51.4 billion dollars (↑). Company: Walmart. U.S. citizenship.Alice Louise Walton (born October 7, 1949) is an American heiress to the fortune of Walmart. In September 2016, she owned over US$11 billion in Walmart shares. As of September 2020, Walton has a net worth of $68.8 billion, making her the 12th-richest person and the 1st-richest woman in the world.