The financial year of 2020-21 saw immense growth in certain industries such as Technology and Fashion & Retail despite the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, Forbes magazine has stated that this year saw the induction of more people as billionaires in comparison to last year. At present, Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world.
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Top 20 Richest People in the World 2021
Every year, Forbes Magazines publishes a list of the richest people in the world. We have compiled a list of the top 20 billionaires according to the Forbes list for 2021.
|NAME||AGE||NET WORTH ($)||COUNTRY||INDUSTRY|
|1||Jeff Bezos||57||177B||United States of America||Technology|
|2||Elon Musk||49||151 B||United States of America||Automotive|
|3||Bernard Arnault & Family||72||150 B||France||Fashion & Retail|
|4||Bill Gates||65||124B||United States of America||Technology|
|5||Mark Zuckerberg||36||97B||United States of America||Technology|
|6||Warren Buffett||90||96B||United States of America||Finance & Investments|
|7||Larry Ellison||76||93B||United States of America||Technology|
|8||Larry Page||48||91.5B||United States of America||Technology|
|9||Sergey Brin||47||89B||United States of America||Technology|
|11||Amancio Ortega||85||77B||Spain||Fashion & Retail|
|12||Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & Family||67||73.6 B||France||Fashion & Retail|
|13||Zhong Shanshan||66||68.9B||China||Food & Beverage|
|14||Steve Ballmer||65||68.7B||United States of America||Technology|
|16||Carlos Slim Helu & Family||81||62.8B||Mexico||Telecom|
|17||Alice Walton||71||61.8B||United States of America||Fashion & Retail|
|18||Jim Walton||72||60.2B||United States of America||Fashion & Retail|
|19||Rob Walton||76||59.5B||United States of America||Fashion & Retail|
|20||Michael Bloomberg||79||59B||United States of America||Media & Entertainment|
Top 20 Richest People Trivia
- Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man for the fourth year in a row.
- As of today, Jeff Bezos’ net worth is $200B.
- Mukhesh Ambani is the richest man in India. He is also the richest man in Asia.
- This year Forbes announced a total of 2,755 billionaires.
- The highest number of billionaires, i.e., 724 are from the United States of America.
- Austin Russell is the youngest self-made billionaire at 26.
- Forbes updates their list in real-time every day.
- 493 people have become new billionaires during the Pandemic year.
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