Here are the top 10 billionaires of the world
According to the Bloomberg's Billionaires Index which was updated on January 10, Amazon's Jeff Bezos tops the charts with a net worth of USD 106 billion.
Bloomberg recently updated its Billionaires Index where techies continue to top the charts. Here are the top 10 billionaires in the world as of today.
1. Jeff Bezos | Net worth - USD 106 billion |
Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos is the most significant shareholder of the firm. He recorded net worth of USD 90 billion in October last year.
2. Bill Gates | Net worth - USD 93.3 billion |
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates continues to be a part of the rich list. He has been a part of the record since 1987, where, most times he has been ranked the richest in the world.
3. Warren Buffett| Net worth - USD 87.3 billion|
CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett continues to be one of the richest in the world. The firm has stakes in Coca-Cola, American Express and Wells Fargo, among other profit-making companies.
4. Mark Zuckerberg | Net worth - USD 77.3 billion |
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg owns the largest social-networking firm in the world. Facebook has over 2 billion monthly users.
5. Amancio Ortega | Net worth - USD 76.6 billion |
Amancio Ortega is the majority shareholder of Spain-based clothing retailer Inditex. The firm is the parent company of worldwide leading brands such as Zara.
6. Carlos Slim | Net worth - USD 64 billion |
Mexican billionaire and controller of the telco American Movil Carlos Slim have holdings in banking and mining in Latin America. He is also interested in investing in construction businesses.
7. Bernard Arnault | Net worth - USD 62.4 billion |
French Businessman Bernard Arnault is the chairman of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton. It is currently the largest luxury goods maker.
8. Larry Page | Net worth - USD 55 billion |
Larry Page is the CEO and co-founder of Alphabet, the holding company of Google - the world's largest search engine.
9. Larry Ellison | Net worth - USD 54.7 billion |
Larry Ellison is the founder and largest shareholder of Oracle, one of the largest database companies in the world. He also owns the Indian Wells sailing team.
10. Sergey Brin | Net worth - USD 53.6 billion |
Sergey Brin is the other co-founder of Alphabet, the parent firm of Google. He is currently the president of Alphabet.