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The Forbes list of the wealthiest people in the world increased to 2,755 people, which is up by 660 from the previous year. The billionaire’s wealth is US$13.1 trillion. 13.1 trillion, which is up from US$8 trillion the previous year.
The growth of the wealthy around the world is astonishing. There are, however, billionaires who were removed from the top of the list of top ten richest people on earth. Their total reached 250.
Also, there are changes in the rankings of the most wealthy people around the globe. In the present, the top spot is no longer held by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
The number one spot on the Forbes 2021 list of wealthiest people is currently held by Bernard Arnault, owner of the fashion house Louis Vuitton or LVMH. His current wealth is estimated to be US $ 193 billion, which is equivalent to Rp. 2.67 trillion (exchange rate of Rp. 14,120).
This is the list below of the top 2021 wealthiest people on the planet according to Forbes and a quote from Man Of Many, Saturday (23/10/2021):
1. Bernard Arnault
French luxurious fashion company and its founder Bernard Arnault is now the world’s richest person. The throne is now held by Jeff Bezos, who previously was at the top of the list among the world’s wealthiest people.
Arnault took over the role due to his company brand. LVMH achieved a market valuation of US$417 billion due to a rise of 47% in the price of shares. The company’s shares are now the most valuable around the globe.
He now has an estimated total net worth of $196 billion. Alongside Louis Vuitton, other luxury brands like Bulgari, TAG Heuer, Hennessy, Sephora, and Christian Dior also increased their shares by 30 percent this year.
2. Jeff Bezos
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had been familiar with the wealthiest person on earth, according to Forbes However, now Bezos has announced his resignation. Amazon’s stock fell as high as 7% is believed to be the cause. Jeff Bezos lost as much as US 14 billion dollars in a single day.
Presently, Bezos is second on the list of the top 20 wealthiest people on the planet in 2021. His company’s net worth is US $ 186 billion, an increase of US $73 billion over the previous year.
3. Elon Musk
The creator of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, will become the third-richest person in the world by 2021. Musk now has a net worth of US 160 billion dollars. His fortune has skyrocketed during this pandemic due to the increase in the value of Tesla’s stock. In the beginning, Musk was ranked as the 31st richest individual around the globe with a wealth of US $24.6 billion. 24.6 billion.
4. Bill Gates
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is ranked number four, with an estimate of net worth US $ 124 billion. However, the fortune was hidden in his pockets due to the high stock price of Microsoft, Canadian National Railway, and tractor manufacturer Deere & Company.
5. Mark Zuckerberg
The fifth spot is held by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, with the US $97 billion. The tech-savvy entrepreneur has been under scrutiny recently, but it has not been a factor in the $42.3 billion wealth.
6. Warren Buffet
Warren Buffett is the sixth most successful person globally, with an estimated wealth of $96 billion. More commonly referred to by Oracle of Omaha, the stock analyst and investment legend increased his net worth by $28.5 billion.
7. Larry Ellison
United States (US) business magnate Larry Ellison also had a good year. Larry Ellison is a business magnate from the United States. The Oracle co-founder holds a substantial stake in Tesla that is set to rise in 2021. At present, his net worth is estimated to be US$93 billion.
8. Larry Page
Larry Page, the co-founder and co-creator of Google, Larry Page could advance his place on the list of most prosperous people of 2021. Larry Page is a US businessman who is worth around US $1 91.5 billion. The property has been in the family since he founded Google.
9. Sergey Brin
Much like Sergey Brin, the founder of Google, Sergey Brin is a co-founder of Google; Sergey Brin is increasing his wealth exponentially in 2021. Sergey Brin is worth up to US$89 billion.
10. Mukesh Ambani
The number 10 is held by India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani. The richest man in Asia, Ambani, boasts an estimated net worth of US$84.5 billion. A year ago, stockholder Reliance Industries Ltd removed China’s Jack Ma, Asia’s richest man.