A lot of people in us has a curiosity that who is the richest person in the world and how he gets this prestige.  The term used for these is Billionaires.  The first time the list of Billionaires is published in March  1987 by an American business magazine Forbes. Till now it’s publishing annually in the month of March.

Now let’s find out the list of top ten richest people in the world.

1. Jeff Bezos, $131 bn.

Richest man in the world
Jeff Bezoz is world richest man. Image: Twitter

Jeff Bezos is the top of the list in richest person in 2019.

He was born on January 12, 1964. He did his  Bachelor of Arts/Science, Princeton University. Currently, he os settle in Seattle, Washington.


He is separated from his wife after 25 years of marriage. They have four children.

55 years Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.

He is the founder of a multinational technology company Amazon, which he established in 1994_95. He only has 16% of its stakes. In the year 20180, Amazon pulled in $230 billion in revenues and again record net profit of $10 billion.

Bezos also the owner of  The Washington Post.


He is also staking holder of   Blue Origin, an aerospace company that is developing a rocket for commercial use.

2. Bill Gates, $96.5 bn.

2nd Richest man in the world
Owner of the Microsoft. Image: Twitter

Bill Gates is world 2nd wealthiest person in the Forbes list. He is an American businessman, investor, author, and philanthropist.

He was born on October 28, 1955. Bill Gates currently living at Seattle,  Washington.

He married Melinda French Gates in 1994 and they have 3 children.


Bill Gates is the principal founder of the world largest PC software company Microsoft.

Since 1987, Bill Gates has been seen in the list of world billionaire. From 1995 to 2017 he remained top of the list.

Now he devotes most of his wealth into a charitable organization and scientific research program Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

3. Warren Buffet: $82.5 bn

3rd richest man in the world
Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. Image: Twitter

Warren Buffet is considered world third-wealthiest person. He is an American businessman, investor, speaker and Philadelphia.


He was born on August 30, 1930. 88 year’s of Buffet live in Omaha, Nebraska, US.

He married two times, first wife Susan Thompson died in 2004, then he married to Astrid Manks in 2006. He has three children.

He serves as the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway an American multinational conglomerate holding company. Now he has given away 99% of his wealth to charity.

4. Bernard Arnault, $76 bn.

Bernard Arnault
The CEO of LVMH group, Bernard Arnault (left) also take photo with the LV’s global ambassador Kris Wu. Twitter

Bernard Arnault is a French businessman, an investor and art collector.


He was born on 5 March 1949. He was graduated with engineering in 1971. He is currently married to Helene Merav and has five children.

He is the chairman and CEO of world largest luxury goods company, LVMH.

5. Carles Slim Helu, $64 bn.

Carles Slim Helu
Carles Slim Helu was richest man in the world in 2011. Twitter

Carl Slim Helu is a Mexican business engineer, investor and philanthropist. He remained the world richest person from 2010 to 2013.

Carles was born in janJanu 28, 1940. He marries to Soumaya Domil. They have six children and the most famous is Carlos.


Carles is CEO of three Mexican telecommunications companies. Telmex, Americal Movil and  Groupo Carso.

6. Amancio Ortega $62.7 bn

6th Richest man in the world
Image: Twitter

Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish Businessman.

He was born on 28 March 1936. He married two times, first, he married to Rosalie Mera that he divorce her in 1986 then he married to Flora Perez Marcote. He has three children including Sendra Ortega Mera Spanish richest women in 2015.

He is the co_ founder of Inditex fashion group, it is a chain of Zahra clothing and accessories shop.


According to Wikipedia in April 2019 his net worth of income is $70.3 billion. He is also a world wealthiest retailer.

7. Larry Ellison, $58 bn

Larry Ellison
Oracle. Image: Twitter

Larry Ellison is an American businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

He was born on 17 August 1944. His residence is woodsiWo California, US. He married three times and have two children.

He is a co-founder and Chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. It is an American multinational computer technology corporation.


8. Mark Zuckerberg, $62.3 bn

Mark Zuckerberg
Founder of the FacebookTwitter

Mark Zuckerberg is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist.

He is known for finding Facebook.

Mark was born on May 14, 1984. He married Priscilla Chan and have 2 children. Despite on Number 8 Richest man, he could be assume as most famous person in theworld because of Facebook which has over 2 billion users now.

9. Michael Bloomberg,  $55.5 bn

Michael Bloomberg
Image: Twitter

Michael Bloomberg is an American businessman, Politician, author and philanthropist. He is a member of Democratic.


He was born on 14  February 1942.

He is the founder CEO and owner of a privately held software, data and media company Bloomberg L.P which was founded in 1981.

10. Larry Page, 50.8 bn

Larry Page
The co-Founder of Google.

Larry page which is famous for founding Google is an American computer scientist. He is also the owner of Alphabet inc. and PageRank.

Larry Page was born on March 26, 1973, in Lansing, Michigan, US.


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