Top 5 Richest People in the World List (2021)

Here is the list of the top 5 richest people in the world who have the most of the worth of Earth in their hands.

Everybody knows about Bill Gates which has been the richest man in the world for a time. Now in 2021, Bill gates are not the richest person in the world. Although, he comes to the list of richest people in the world but is not the richest man in the world.

According to a finance survey, most of the billionaires belong to the investment and technology field. The top of the billionaires are investors and technology-related experts.

So, without wasting your time, here are the top 5 richest people in the world list according to December 2021 stats:

Elon Musk-Richest Person in the world:

50 years old Elon Musk is the richest man in the world with $278 billion of net worth. Elon Musk has been invested in several companies over the past years. The main source of their worth is Tesla and SpaceX. Most of their investments belong to space exploration technologies.

Elon Musk holds the position of the richest man in the world among the richest people in the world by their hard work and strong determination. He has faced too many ups and downs in their life and career.

Elon Musk aims to bring humans to space especially on Mars after making life possible there. They have said once that they could spend all of their money for reaching Mars:

“I plan to use the money to get humanity to Mars and preserve the light of consciousness”

Jeff Bezos: 

 The founder and CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos is the second richest person in the world. The net worth of 57 years old Jeff Bezos is $202 billion. According to a worth survey, the other assets of Jeff Bezos are Blue Origin with $9.15 and the Washington Post with $250 million while $16 billion in cash.

They started selling books through amazon and then became a great retailer around the world.

Like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos also takes interest in Space. The difference between Jeff and Elon is that Jeff wants to go to the moon while Elon wants to live on Mars.

Bernard Arnault:

72 years old Bernard Arnault is the third richest man in the world following Elon and Jeff Bezos. They live in Paris. The net worth of Bernard Arnault is considered to be $170 billion.

Bernard Arnault is the Chair and CEO of LVMUY. The other assets of income are Moelis and Company equity with $24 billion, Carrefour equity with $749 million public assets, and Hermès equity while $9.05 billion in cash.

LVMUY is the world’s largest luxury goods company which is the biggest source of Bernard Arnault’s wealth.

Bill Gates:

Now at the fourth position comes the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates. From 1995 to 2017, except 2010 and 2013, bill gates remain at the top of the Forbes wealthiest person’s list. After this, their position was taken by Elon Musk which is the richest man in the world now.

With $137 billion of net worth, 48 years old Bill Gates is now at the fourth position among the list of richest people in the world.

Larry Page:

With $131 billion of worth, 48 years old Larry Page is the fifth richest person in the world. Larry page is an American Computer Scientist and also an Internet Entrepreneur. 

Larry Page is the co-founder and Board Member of Alphabet (an American multinational conglomerate company). Larry Page is also the former CEO of Google.

Google is the largest Search Engine in the world which is the subsidiary of Alphabet. Larry Page is also an investor in a Space exploration and asteroid-mining company, Planetary Resources.

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This is the top 5 richest people in the world list 2021. These stats could be changed in the future.

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Last Updated on November 17, 2022

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