As from the 1st of September 2020, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index Tesla CEO Elon Musk eclipsed Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to become the world’s 3rd-richest person as shares of electric-car maker advanced. Musk is now worth >$115bn, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, and has seen his wealth rise by a staggering $87.8bn this year alone.
1.Jeff Bezos $202B
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American internet entrepreneur, industrialist, media proprietor, and investor. He is best known as the founder, CEO, and president of the multi-national technology company Amazon.
2.Bill Gates $125B
William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.
3.Elon R Musk $115B
Elon Reeve Musk FRS is an engineer, industrial designer, technology entrepreneur and philanthropist. CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc. He is a South African based in America and Canada.
4.Mark Zuckerberg $111B
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American media magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding Facebook, Inc. and serves as its chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder.
5.Bernard Arnault $85.7B
Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is a French billionaire businessman and art collector. He is the chairman and chief executive of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE, the world’s largest luxury-goods company. In April 2018, he became the richest person in fashion, topping Zara’s Amancio Ortega.
Warren Edward Buffett is an American investor, business tycoon, and philanthropist, who is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of US$78.9 billion as of August 2020, making him the seventh-wealthiest person in the world.
7.Steve Ballmer $80.8B
Steven Anthony Ballmer is an American businessman and investor who served as the chief executive officer of Microsoft for fourteen years from 2000 to 2014. Ballmer is the current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.
8.Mukesh Ambani $79.8B
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian billionaire business magnate, and the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd., a Fortune Global 500 company and India’s most valuable company by market value.
9.Larry Page $77.3B
Lawrence Edward Page is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of the co-founders of Google along with Sergey Brin.
10.Sergey Brin $74.9B
Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur. Together with Larry Page, he co-founded Google. Brin was the president of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., until stepping down from the role on December 3, 2019.