TOP 5 RICHEST PERSON OF 2021– The year 2020 was the most unfortunate year till now. As the new year began, the year 2021 is expecting to be a year of change in all the possible ways.
The race to be on top has already been started, Just six days in, Elon Musk had already lapped Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person in 2021 with a personal net worth of $188 billion, up 548% from one year ago.
Here we are with the list of the TOP 5 RICHEST PERSON OF 2021 in the world right now.
He has overtaken Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person (AFP)
Elon Musk, the outspoken entrepreneur behind Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, is now the richest person in the world. Elon Musk surpassed Jeff Bezos on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 wealthiest people, thanks to a 4.8% rally in the electric carmaker’s share price Thursday. But even as his net worth touched a staggering $188.5 billion, Mr. Musk himself was raring to go back to work.
Bezos is the founder of Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer. The Seattle-based company sells books, household goods, and other products through its flagship website. It also controls the Whole Foods grocery chain and offers cloud computing and video streaming services. Amazon reported revenue of $281 billion in 2019.
He manages to hold the second position in this year 2021 with a revenue of $184 billion.
Bill Gates is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. Along with co-chair Melinda Gates, he shapes and approves grantmaking strategies, advocates for the foundation’s issues, and helps set the overall direction of the organization.
Bill and Melinda Gates work together to expand the opportunity to the world’s most disadvantaged people by collaborating with grantees and partners.
Bill gates hold the third position in the list of richest people in the world with a revenue of $132 billion.
France’s richest person is the chairman of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest maker of luxury goods. He controls about half of LVMH, which had revenue of 53.7 billion euros ($60 billion) in 2019. It sells products including Louis Vuitton leather goods, TAG Heuer watches, and Dom Perignon champagne.
He manages to hold the fourth position in the list with a revenue of $114 billion.
Zuckerberg is co-founder and chief executive of Facebook, the company behind the world’s largest social-network.
The Menlo Park, California-based business had revenue of $70.7 billion in 2019 and has about 2.5 billion monthly users. It’s initial public offering in 2012 was the biggest-ever technology IPO at the time.
He is the fifth richest person of 2021 so far with a revenue of $100 billion.