Bloomberg recently announced its Billionaires Index 2020 list of rich people across the globe. As always, the top ten richest people have been ranked according to their net worth. It is a dynamic measure of personal wealth based on categories like the economy, market, and their respective reporting. Year after year, the ranking used to change with the advent of new business tycoons and industrialists. This time, Mukesh Ambani has bagged and surpassed Larry Page as he stands at 6th position in the list with a net worth of $72.4B.
A list of the new richest businessmen of the year 2020, with their net worth
- Jeff Bezos
Founder and CEO of Amazon, Jeffrey Preston Bezos emerges and stands at the top of the rich list with a net worth $184B. He is an American internet entrepreneur, media proprietor, industrialist, and investor. The wealthiest man on earth, he has appeared at the top for the third consecutive year.
- Bill Gates
Co-founder of Microsoft cooperation and American business figure, William Henry Gates III, commonly known as Bill Gates, stands at the second position with a net worth of $115B. He is a leader, philanthropist and, founder of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates foundation. He has maintained his place at number two followed by Bernard Arnault.
- Bernard Arnault
Chief executive of LVMH- the world’s largest luxury-goods company, Bernard Arnault, stands at the third position with a net worth of $94.5B. In the year 2018, Arnault became the richest person in fashion, toping Zara’s Amancio Ortega. In the year 2019, he surpassed the Founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, and for a while, he was the richest person in the world.
- Mark Zuckerberg
Popular Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg stands at the fourth position with a net worth of $90.8B. This American media magnate and internet entrepreneur is also a philanthropist.
- Steve Anthony Ballmer
American Businessman and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of giant company Microsoft, Steven Anthony Ballmer stands at the fifth position with a net worth of $74.6B. Ballmer is the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of National Basket Association (NBA). He becomes successful in making it in the top five richest people in the world.
- Mukesh Ambani
Renowned face and figure of the biggest business tycoon in India, Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani left Larry Page behind and now, stands at sixth position. Currently, he is the richest man in Asia with a net worth of $72.4B. After the advent of Jio Reliance, it has boosted the telecom service across the corners of India. He is the only Asian to feature in the top ten rankings ahead of Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
- Larry Page
Co-founder of the tech-giant, Google, Lawrence Edward Page stands at seventh position with a net worth of $71.6B. Currently, he is the founding investor in space Exploration Company and is also funding in ‘Flying cars’ in a start-up named Kitty Hawk and Opener. He is the person behind the making and inventing of PageRank Algorithm, with his intimate Sergey Brin, which powers the search engine.
- Sergey Brin
Google co-founder and founder of Bayshore Global Management, Sergey Brin stands at the eighth position after the second founder, Larry Page. With a net worth of $69.4B, he is now funding a high tech airship project. In 2019, he stepped down as president of the parent company of Google, Alphabet, but still holds the stake and is a board member.
- Warren Buffet
Warren Buffet stands at the ninth position this time with net worth $69.7B. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Berkshire Hathaway. One of the most powerful and successful investors in the world, he is an American business magnate and an investor as well.
- Larry Ellison
He is the last man to stand with a net worth of $65.8B, but a top member from the entire world for being listed in the top ten rich people by Bloomberg. He was the chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of Oracle Corporation. But after some time, he stepped down from his position. Although he still holds stakes and chairmanship in the same company itself. In the year 2018, he turned his career towards Tesla and became a member of their board after purchasing three million shares from them.