You might also be shocked like me after hearing that “Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s Richest Person“. Yeah, still I can’t believe that is this really true. Yup! this is true. (I am still Shocked). The Owner and CEO of Amazon. (He was the guy who used to sell books to manage his daily expenses and now he is …) Really Impressing.
So, here is the updated list of the Top 10 Richest Persons of the World (And now it’s not Bill Gates on the Top 🙁 )
TOP 10 RICHEST PERSONS OF THE WORLD 2017 – UPDATED
1) Jeff Bezos
Chief Executive Officer of Amazon
Net Worth- $91.5 Billion
(Jeffrey Preston Bezos)(12th January 1994)
This amazing guy from North America once used to sell books and now he is selling whatever he wants. He quit his job to start his own, that’s his ‘Amazon‘. Jeff believes in Team Work. Which he proved today. Next plan of Jeff is to launch An Amazon Prime Air 😉
2) Bill Gates
Co-founder of Microsoft
Net Worth- $91.1 Billion
(William Henry Gates)(28th October 1995)
We always used to see this special name always on the top of every list, but today it is ranking 2nd because hard work of Jeff Bezos proved that, ‘Nothing is Impossible in World‘. Actually, there is no need to introduce this awesome person cause everyone knows this. 🙂
He is the inspiration to the world. Bill Gates is the co-founder and technology adviser of Worlds Largest PC software company.
3) Amancio Ortega
Spanish Business Tycoon
Net Worth- $83.5 Billion
(Amancio Ortega Gaona)(28th March 1936)
Amancio Ortega is the Richest Man in the Europe and the wealthiest retailer in the World. He is the Founder and Former Chairman of Inditex fashion group. Amancio Ortega earns around $400 million in dividends a year.
4) Warren Buffett
American Business Magnate
Net Worth- $75.6 Billion
(Warren Edward Buffett)(30th August 1930)
This handsome man is one of the most successful investors of all time. He is known as the ‘Oracle of Ohama‘. He has been giving more than of 99% of his fortune to the charity. This is the man who proved that “Leaders are Readers“. He gives all the credit of his success to Books. 🙂
5) Carlos Slim
Mexican Business Magnate
Net Worth- $75.5 Billion
(Carlos Slim Helu)(28th January 1940)
Carlos Slim was ranked as the Richest Person In The World. He is the Mexico’s, Richest Man. Carlos Slim Controls American Movil, biggest mobile telecom firm with his sweet family. And you know amazing thing about his son, he designed Soumaya Museum in Mexico City.
6) Mark Zuckerberg
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Facebook
Net Worth- $71.4 Billion
(Mark Elliot Zuckerberg)(14 May 1984)
This is our one of the favorite guy. Yup and he deserve it. Mark founded Facebook in 2004 at the age of just 19 (Yeah, just 19). No need to prove anything about Mark. You are too fan of Facebook and face behind the Facebook. 🙂 Mark and his wife have pledged to give away 99% of their Facebook stake over their lifetimes.
7) Larry Ellison
Net Worth- $61.8 Billion
(Lawrence Joseph Ellison)(17th August 1944)
If you are a little bit familiar with programming you might have heard about Oracle. Then the guy behind Oracle is Larry Ellison 🙂 Larry co-founded Oracle in 1977. Also, Larry never finished his college. Last year, in 2016 he pledged $200 Million for a cancer treatment to the University of Southern California. 🙂
8) Charles Koch
Chief Executive Officer of Koch Industries
Net Worth- $48.7 Billion
(Charles de Ganahl Koch)(1st November 1935)
Koch Industries is the America’s second largest private company since 1967 and Charles Koch is the chairman and CEO of Koch Industries. His father improved the method of refining heavy oil into gasoline. His brother David Koch serves as Executive Vice President.
9) David Koch
Executive Vice President, Koch Industries
Net Worth – $48.5 Billion
(David Hamilton Koch)(3rd May 1940)
He is the Chemical Engineer. Yeah, if you are a Chemical Engineer then there are higher chances to become world’s richest person 😉 Hehe (Kidding..) He is the brother of the man we saw just a seconds before. Yup, he is the brother of Charles Koch (Bro Power 😉). David shares a majority stake in Koch Industries. He oversees Koch’s Chemical Technology Group. He is one of the big donors for Cancer treatment.
10) Michael Bloomberg
CEO of Bloomberg L.P.
Net Worth – $53.3 Billion
(Michel Rubens “Mike” Bloomberg)(14th February 1942)
This Valentine Man 😉 got fired from the company with whom he was working with more than 15 years. And he is the founder, CEO, and owner of Bloomberg L.P. Bloomberg L.P. is the Global Financial Services, mass media, the software company. The company bears his name ” Bloomberg“. Mike has donated more than $4 billion to climate change and other causes.
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Top 10 Richest Persons of the World 2017
This was the updated list of the top 10 richest persons in the world 2017. Hope you liked this. The stories of this personalities are very inspiration and mind shaking.
Thank You for reading.
[P.S.: All the data is collected from the research on google. There might be some change in no.s of Net Worth.
These data always changes. There might me your name in the next list 😉 ]