In 2020, there were reportedly 2,095 billionaires on Earth, with an estimated total net worth of $8 trillion. Of this amount, the top 10 wealthiest people in the world account for $1,128.50 billion, or roughly 14.11%, which is impressive when you consider that they represent about 0.48% of billionaires.

Below are 10 of the individuals currently considered the wealthiest at

the time of updating this article—Jan. 19, 2021—according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index.

1. Elon Musk is the CEO and co-founder of Tesla; CEO, leader designer, and founder of SpaceX; CEO and founder of Neuralink; and founder of The Boring Company. With an estimated net worth of $197 billion, he is the richest man in the world.

2. Jeff Bezos is the CEO and founder of Amazon, and founder of Blue Origin. Though originally started out selling books, it has morphed into a one-stop-shop and is arguably the world’s largest retailer. His estimated net worth is $182 billion.

3. Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft, the largest software company in the world, which also produces personal computers, publishes books and provides email services. Gates is also the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. His estimated net worth is $132 billion.

4. Bernard Arnault is the chairman and CEO of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods business, and chairman of its holding company, Christian Dior SE. His estimated net worth is $109 billion.

5. Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO, chairman, and co-founder of Facebook, the world’s largest social networking service, as well as co-CEO and co-founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. His estimated net worth is $95.6 billion.

6. Chairman of Berkshire Hathway Warren Buffett remains the sixth richest person in the world with a total net worth of $88.3 billion. Widely known as “The Oracle of Omaha,” he made his fortune buying shares from well-established companies such as IBM and Apple.

7. Founder and Executive Director of Nongfu Spring, Zhong Shanshan from China has a net worth of $84.7 billion. The bottled water manufacturer is one of the top three producers of tea, coffee and juice in the Chinese market.

8. Google co-founder Larry Page secured the eighth position in Bloomberg Billionaires index with a total net worth of $81.7 billion. Page is a co-founder of Alphabet, the holding company for Google, the world’s largest search-engine operator.

9. With a net worth of $79.1 billion, Sergey Brin is the 9th

richest man in 2020. He co-founded Alphabet, the holding company that owns Google, with Larry page in 1998. Currently, he is a controller shareholder and board member.

10. The chairman and co-founder of software giant Oracle, Larry Ellison is the 10th richest man in the world with a net worth of $79.1 billion. He owns a third of the Redwood City in California, has a stake in Tesla, a sailing team, and Hawaii’s Lanai island.

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