List Of Top Richest Person In The World 2021

Billionaires List

Last Updated: 24 February 2021

If You’re looking for the top richest person in the world, You came to the right place.

In this world, there are reportedly above 2000 Billionaires that you may know or may not even hear of them.

Most of the Rich People in this World hold shares of Top Companies which increases their net worth when the share price climbs up & vice versa.

Here in this article, we have listed the Top 20 Wealthiest Person on Earth in 2021. Read about them and their source of wealth.

This article is updated every week to give you the latest figures of their current Net Worth.

Richest Person In The World


Date as Day/Month/Year

1Jeff Bezos

Richest Person In The World
1NameJeffrey Preston Jorgensen Bezos
2BornAlbuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
3D.O.BJanuary 12, 1964
4Age57
5EducationPrinceton University (BSE)
6Net Worth186.9 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of Wealth10.6% Stake of Amazon
8OccupationBusinessman
Media Proprietor
Investor
Computer Engineer
9FatherTed Jorgensen
10MotherJacklyn Bezos
11SpouseMacKenzie Scott (Div. 2019)
12Children4
13CitizenshipUnited States
14CompaniesAmazon
Blue Origin
15Websitewww.bezosexpeditions.com
16Social HandlesInstagram
Twitter
17RemarksBezos divorced his wife Mackenzie in 2019 after 25 years of marriage & transferred a $38 billion stake from Amazon.com Inc., the biggest wealth transfer in history.

2Elon Musk

Richest Person In The World
1NameElon Reeve Musk
2BornPretoria, South Africa
3D.O.BJune 28, 1971
4Age49
5Education1) Queen’s University (no degree)
2) University of Pennsylvania (BS and BA, 1997)
6Net Worth166.1 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of Wealth21% Stake of Tesla Ownership
8OccupationEntrepreneur
Industrial Designer
Engineer
9FatherErrol Musk
10MotherMaye Musk
11SpouseClaire Elise Boucher (Grimes)
12Children7
13CitizenshipSouth Africa
Canada
United States
14Companies1) SpaceX (CEO)
2) Tesla (CEO)
3) The Boring Company (Founder)
4) Neuralink (Co-founder)
5) OpenAI (Co-founder)
6) SolarCity (Chairman)
15Websitewww.tesla.com/elon-musk
16Social HandlesInstagram
Twitter
17RemarksElon Musk is working to revolutionize transportation on Earth through electric cars (Tesla) & on Space via rocket (SpaceX)

Related: 100 Facts About Elon Musk You Never Heard: Wife, Career, Net Worth, etc.


3Bernard Arnault

Richest Person In The World
1NameBernard Jean Étienne Arnault
2BornRoubaix, France
3D.O.B5 March 1949
4Age71
5EducationÉcole Polytechnique
Palaiseau
6Net Worth158.1 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthLouis Vuitton and Sephora
8OccupationBusinessman
Media Proprietor
Art Collector
9FatherJean Léon Arnault
10MotherMarie-Josèphe Savinel
11SpouseHélène Mercier
12Children5
13CitizenshipFrance
14Companies1) Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (Chairman)
2) Christian Dior SE (Chairman)
15Websitewww.lvmh.com
16Social HandlesInstagram
Twitter
17Remarks4 out of 5 Arnault’s children work in corners of the LVMH empire: Frédéric, Delphine, Antoine, & Alexandre.

4Bill Gates

Richest Person In The World
1NameWilliam Henry Gates III
2BornSeattle, Washington, U.S.
3D.O.BOctober 28, 1955
4Age65
5EducationHarvard University (dropped out)
6Net Worth123.0 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of Wealth1.34% of Microsoft
8OccupationSoftware Developer
Investor
Entrepreneur
9FatherBill Gates Sr.
10MotherMary Maxwell
11SpouseMelinda Gates
12Children3
13CitizenshipUnited States
14Companies1) Microsoft Corporation (Founder)
2) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Co-Founder)
3) Branded Entertainment Network (Founder)
4) TerraPower (Co-Founder)
5) Cascade Investment (Founder)
15Websitewww.gatesnotes.com
16Social HandlesFacebook
Instagram
Twitter
LinkedIn
17RemarksBill Gates with his wife chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest private charitable foundation.

5Mark Zuckerberg

Richest Person In The World
1NameMark Elliot Zuckerberg
2BornWhite Plains, New York, U.S.
3D.O.BMay 14, 1984
4Age36
5EducationHarvard University (No Degree)
6Net Worth97.3 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthFacebook
8OccupationInternet Entrepreneur
Philanthropist
Media Mogul
9FatherEdward Zuckerberg
10MotherKaren Kempner
11SpousePriscilla Chan
12Children2
13CitizenshipUnited States
14Companies1) Facebook (Founder)
2) Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (Co-Founder)
15Websitewww.facebook.com/zuck
16Social HandlesFacebook
Instagram
17RemarksMark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, pledged to give away 99% of their Facebook stake over their lifetimes.

6Warren Buffett

Richest Person In The World
1NameWarren Edward Buffett
2BornOmaha, Nebraska, U.S.
3D.O.BAugust 30, 1930
4Age90
5EducationUniversity of Pennsylvania
University of Nebraska–Lincoln (BS)
Columbia University (MS)
6Net Worth93.4 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthBerkshire Hathaway
8OccupationBusinessman
Investor
Philanthropist
9FatherHoward Buffett
10MotherLeila Stahl Buffett
11SpouseAstrid Menks
12Children3
13CitizenshipUnited States
14CompaniesBerkshire Hathaway (Leader)
15Websitewww.berkshirehathaway.com
16Social HandlesTwitter
17RemarksWarren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time

7Larry Page

Richest Person In The World
1NameLawrence Edward Page
2BornLansing, Michigan, U.S.
3D.O.BMarch 26, 1973
4Age47
5EducationUniversity of Michigan (BS)
Stanford University (MS)
6Net Worth89.7 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthAlphabet
8OccupationComputer Scientist
Internet Entrepreneur
9FatherCarl Victor Page Sr.
10MotherGloria Page
11SpouseLucinda Page
12Children2
13CitizenshipUnited States
14Companies1) Google (Co-Founder)
2) Alphabet Inc (Co-Founder)
3) PageRank (Co-Founder)
15Websiteblog.google/alphabet
16Social Handles
17RemarksSergey Brin & Page invented Google’s PageRank algorithm, which powers the search engine.

8Larry Ellison

Richest Person In The World
1NameLawrence Joseph Ellison
2BornNew York City, U.S.
3D.O.BAugust 17, 1944
4Age76
5EducationUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Chicago (no degree)
6Net Worth88.4 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthOracle
8OccupationEntrepreneur
Software Developer
Businessman
Investor
9FatherLouis Ellison
10MotherFlorence Spellman
11SpouseMelanie Craft (div. 2010)
12Children2
13CitizenshipUnited States
14CompaniesOracle Corporation (Co-Founder)
15Websitewww.oracle.com/ellison
16Social HandlesTwitter
17RemarksLarry Ellison joined Tesla’s board in December 2018, after purchasing 3 million Tesla shares earlier that year

9Sergey Brin

Richest Person In The World
1NameSergey Brin
2BornMoscow, Russia
3D.O.BAugust 21, 1973
4Age47
5EducationUniversity of Maryland, College Park (BS)
Stanford University (MS)
6Net Worth87.4 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthAlphabet
8OccupationComputer Scientist
Internet Entrepreneur
9FatherMichael Brin
10MotherEugenia Brin
11SpouseNicole Shanahan
12Children3
13CitizenshipUnited States
14Companies1) Google (Co-Founder)
2) Alphabet Inc (Co-Founder)
3) PageRank (Co-Founder)
4) X (Co-Founder)
15Websiteresearch.google/SergeyBrin
16Social Handlesinfolab
17RemarksBrin & Page co-founded Google in 1998 after the two met at Stanford University

10Zhong Shanshan

Top 10 Richest Person In The World
1NameZhong Shanshan / 钟睒睒
2BornZhuji, Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China
3D.O.B1954
4Age67
5EducationZhejiang Open University
6Net Worth84.4 Billion (24/2/21)
7OccupationBusinessman
8Source Of WealthNongfu Spring & Wantai
9FatherZhong Yangyi
10Mother
11SpouseLu Xiaoping
12Children
13CitizenshipChina
14Companies1) Nongfu Spring (Founder)
2) Wantai (Owner)
15Websitewww.forbes.com/zhong-shanshan
16Social Handles
17RemarksNongfu Spring is the largest beverage company in China. He is the richest person in Asia.

11Mukesh Ambani

World's Richest Man
1NameMukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
2BornAden, Colony of Aden
3D.O.B19 April 1957
4Age63
5EducationSt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Institute of Chemical Technology (B.E.)
Stanford University (drop-out)
6Net Worth79.7 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthReliance Industries
8OccupationChairman and MD, Reliance Industries
9FatherDhirubhai Ambani
10MotherKokilaben Ambani
11SpouseNita Ambani
12Children3
13CitizenshipIndian
14Companies1) Jio
2) Future Group
3) Reliance Retail
4) Reliance Petroleum
5) Network18
6) Mumbai Indians
7) Alok Industries
8) RISE Worldwide
9) Football Sports Development Limited
15Websitewww.ril.com/Mukesh-Ambani
16Social Handles
17RemarksDuring the Covid-19 lockdown in 2020, Mukesh Ambani raised more than $20 billion by selling 1/3rd of Jio to a string of Angel investors, such as Facebook and Google.

12Steve Ballmer

World's Richest Man
1NameSteven Anthony Ballmer
2BornDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
3D.O.BMarch 24, 1956
4Age64
5EducationHarvard University (BA)
Stanford University (MBA)
6Net Worth78.3 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthMicrosoft
8OccupationInvestor
Businessman
9FatherFrederic Henry Ballmer
10MotherBeatrice Dworkin
11SpouseConnie Snyder
12Children3
13CitizenshipUnited States
14CompaniesNBA’s Los Angeles Clippers (Owner)
Microsoft (Former CEO)
15Websitewww.usafacts.org
16Social HandlesTwitter
17Known ForFormer CEO of Microsoft (2000-2014)
18RemarksIn 2018, he invested $59 million in Social Solutions, which makes software for nonprofits and government agencies.

13Amancio Ortega

World's Richest Man
1NameAmancio Ortega Gaona
2BornBusdongo de Arbás, Spain
3D.O.B28 March 1936
4Age84
5EducationLeft School At 14
6Net Worth77.9 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthZara
8OccupationBusiness Magnate
9FatherAntonio Ortega Rodríguez
10MotherJosefa Gaona Hernández
11SpouseFlora Pérez Marcote
12Children3
13CitizenshipSpain
14CompaniesInditex (CEO)
Daez (COO)
15Websitewww.forbes.com/amancio-ortega
16Social HandlesFacebook
17RemarksAmancio Ortega is one of the richest men in Europe & the wealthiest clothing retailer in the world.

14Francoise Bettencourt

World's Richest Women
1NameFrançoise Bettencourt Meyers
2BornNeuilly-sur-Seine, France
3D.O.B10 July 1953
4Age67
5Education
6Net Worth75.6 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of Wealth33% of L’Oréal Stocks
8OccupationChairwoman (L’Oréal)
9FatherAndré Bettencourt
10MotherLiliane Bettencourt
11SpouseJean-Pierre Meyers
12Children2
13CitizenshipFrance
14CompaniesL’Oréal (B.O.D)
15Websitewww.loreal.com
16Social HandlesInstagram
17RemarksRichest Female Billionaire

15Ma Huateng

World's Richest Man
1NameMa Huateng
2BornChaoyang, China
3D.O.BOctober 29, 1971
4Age49
5EducationShenzhen University
6Net Worth67.4 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthTencent Holdings
8OccupationBusiness Man
Internet Entrepreneur
9FatherMa Chenshu
10Mother
11SpouseWang Dan-ting
12Children
13CitizenshipChina
14CompaniesTencent (Founder & CEO)
15Websitewww.forbes.com/ma-huateng
16Social HandlesTwitter
17RemarksTencent Holdings ranks among the nation’s largest businesses by market capitalization.

16Colin Huang

World's Richest Man
1NameColin Zheng Huang
2BornChina
3D.O.B1980
4Age41
5EducationZhejiang University
University of Wisconsin
6Net Worth66.2 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthPinduoduo
8OccupationBusinessman
9Father
10Mother
11Spouse
12Children
13CitizenshipChina
14CompaniesPinduoduo (Founder)
15Websitewww.forbes.com/colin-huang
16Social Handles
17RemarksHuang interned at Microsoft in both Beijing and Seattle before starting his career at Google in the U.S. in 2004.

17Alice Walton

World's Richest Women
1NameAlice Louise Walton
2BornNewport, Arkansas, U.S.
3D.O.BOctober 7, 1949
4Age71
5EducationTrinity University
6Net Worth64.0 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthWalmart
8OccupationB.O.D (Amon Carter Museum)
9FatherSam Walton
10MotherHelen Walton
11Spouse~Separated~
12Children
13CitizenshipUnited States
14Companies1) Walmart
2) Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
15Websitewww.alicewalton.org
16Social Handles
17RemarksAlice Walton is the only daughter of “Walmart” founder Sam Walton & the 2nd Richest Female Billionaire

18Jim Walton

World's Richest Man
1NameJames Carr Walton
2BornNewport, Arkansas, U.S.
3D.O.BJune 7, 1948
4Age72
5EducationUniversity of Arkansas
6Net Worth63.8 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthWalmart
8OccupationChairman (Arvest Bank)
B.O.D (Walmart)
9FatherSam Walton
10MotherHelen Walton
11SpouseLynne McNabb
12Children4
13CitizenshipUnited States
14CompaniesArvest Bank (Chairman)
15Websitecorporate.walmart.com/jim-walton
16Social Handles
17RemarksJim Walton is the youngest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton

19Rob Walton

World's Richest Man
1NameSamuel Robson Walton
2BornTulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
3D.O.BOctober 28, 1944
4Age76
5EducationUniversity of Arkansas
Columbia Law School
6Net Worth63.5 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthWalmart
8OccupationB.O.D (Walmart)
9FatherSam Walton
10MotherHelen Walton
11SpouseMelani Lowman-Walton
12Children3
13CitizenshipUnited States
14CompaniesWalmart (B.O.D)
15Websitecorporate.walmart.com/rob-walton
16Social Handles
17RemarksHe and other heirs of Sam Walton collectively own about half of Walmart’s stocks

20Carlos Slim

Top 10 Richest Person In The World
1NameCarlos Slim Helú 
2BornMexico City, Mexico
3D.O.BJanuary 28, 1940
4Age81
5EducationUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México
6Net Worth63.2 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthGrupo Carso
8OccupationC.E.O (Telmex, América Móvil, and Grupo Carso)
9FatherJulián Slim Haddad
10MotherLinda Helú Atta
11SpouseSoumaya Domit
12Children6
13CitizenshipMexico
14CompaniesTelmex
América Móvil
Grupo Carso
15Websitewww.carlosslim.com
16Social HandlesTwitter
17Known ForWorld’s Richest Person from 2010 to 2013
18RemarksHe derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate “Grupo Carso”

21Jack Ma

World's Richest Man
1NameJack Ma
2BornHangzhou, Zhejiang, China
3D.O.B10 September 1964
4Age56
5EducationHangzhou Normal University (BA)
6Net Worth60.8 Billion (24/2/21)
7Source Of WealthAlibaba
8OccupationBusiness Magnate
Investor
9FatherMa Laifa
10MotherCui Wencai
11SpouseZhang Ying
12Children3
13CitizenshipChina
14CompaniesAlibaba
15Websitewww.forbes.com/jack-ma
16Social HandlesTwitter
17Known ForCo-Founder of Alibaba Group
18RemarksAlibaba’s 2014 IPO in New York set a record as the world’s largest public stock offering, raising $25 billion.
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