From Elon Musk to Gautam Adani, take a look at top richest people in the world

Here’s the list of top richest people in the world

1. Elon Musk

  • Age: 50
  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Companies: Tesla, SpaceX, The Boring Company, Neuralink, Twitter, PayPal
  • Net Worth: $265.4 billion
  • Industry: Automotive Technology

Elon Musk is the richest man on earth and has accumulated a lot of his wealth having founded Tesla. Notwithstanding, Musk has for quite some time been busy with many other well-known companies and had his roots within a group known as the “PayPal Mafia”.

2. Bernard Arnault

  • Age: 73
  • Nationality: France
  • Company: LVMH
  • Net Worth: $151.1 billion
  • Industry: Fashion and Hospitality

Bernard Arnault amassed his fortune in the extravagant goods industry with the ownership of world-renowned brands like Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior. By targeting wealthy demographics and maintaining a 47% stake in his company, LVMH, he has climbed his way to the top of the food chain just like many others on this list.

3. Jeff Bezos

  • Age: 58
  • Nationality: USA
  • Company: Amazon
  • Net Worth: $151.8 billion
  • Industry: E-commerce and Technology

At 30 years of age, Jeff Bezos left the finance industry to begin a business that many considered to be silly — buying and selling books online. That company is well known today as Amazon, and it’s right now valued at more than $1 trillion. Bezos is credited for pioneering the e-commerce landscape, which has become perhaps the biggest industries in the world.

4. Bill Gates

  • Age: 66
  • Nationality: USA
  • Company: Microsoft
  • Net Worth: $131.9 billion
  • Industry: Technology

Charge Gates was a tech-superstar growing up, having designed his software program at the age of 13. What wasn’t known then was that he would proceed to become a co-founder of Microsoft, the computer software company in the world. Microsoft was first established in 1975, yet Gates chose to step down as CEO in 2000.

5. Gautam Adani

  • Age: 59
  • Nationality: India
  • Company: Adani Group
  • Net Worth: $123.9 billion
  • Industry: Energy and Transportation

Gautam Adani is the richest person in India and his entrepreneurial DNA comes directly from his dad, who owned a textile business. In spite of the chance to inherit, Adani cared very little about the business and chose to follow his own desires to accomplish great wealth. Not long after leaving home, Adani entered the diamond industry, which saw him quickly rise to millionaire status.