Everyone wants to be rich then why not read a little about top 10 richest people in the world. All these men are the richest around the world. Some of them are businessmen while others have shares in big brands. Some are running real estate and business mixture just as the great businessman Robert Kiyosaki said that every successful businessman like Donald Trump or himself do business and real estate together so that they don’t have to pay taxes.
No more intermissions and let’s start straight away with the top 10 richest people in the world.
Top 10 richest people in the world
Top 10 richest people in the world are as follows and the richest of all men in 2019 will come in the end.
10. David Koch- $50 Billion
79 years old man and he still got the place in the list of top 10 richest people in the world. Born in 1940, an American businessman, chemical engineer and a political activist. David Hamilton Koch joined his very famous family business Koch industries. Koch industries is the second largest privately held company in United States of America. His net worth estimated in 2019 is $50 billion.
9. Charles Koch- $51.5 billion net worth
Another person from Koch family making his place in the list of top 10 richest people in the world. Born in 1935, he is 83 years old and is the chief executive officer of Koch industries. Charles Koch net worth is $51.5 billion as calculated in 2019. The total net worth of Koch brothers is $110 billion. Today thy own bigger companies like Georgia-Pacific, flint hills resources, Invista, Guardian industries and Molex etc.
8. Carlos Slim Helu- Net worth $59 billion
Born in 1940, Carlos Slim is a Mexican business magnate and investor. There was a time, 2010-2013, when Carlos was the richest man on the earth. He is the largest single share-holder in The New York Times company. He is the richest man of Mexico and according to sources, Carlos net worth in 2019 is around $59 billion.
7. Amancio Ortego- $64.5 billion net worth
The richest man in Spain, Amancio Ortego was born in 1936 and is now 83 years old. Well known chain of clothing “Zara” was initiated by him in 1975. He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group. Today, more than 100000 employees are working under him. His net worth calculated in 2019 is $64.5 billion but according to some sources its $70 billion but who cares, in both cases he is one of the top 10 richest person in the world.
6. Larry Ellison- $66.1 billion net worth
74 years old Lawrence Joseph Ellison is one of the top 10 richest people in the world. He is an American business and an entrepreneur and the co-founder of the famous Oracle corporation. His net worth estimated in 2019 is $66.1 billion. Raised by adoptive parents and inspired by the research of Edgar F. Codd’s on relational database design, Larry initiated in 1977 what is known as Oracle today.
5. Mark Zuckerberg- Net worth $69.3 billion
Just 35 years old and one of the youngest richest persons in the world alive. Who doesn’t know or use Facebook? Almost everyone does. Well, Mark Zuckerberg is the technological entrepreneur living in America and is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook. He is known as the world youngest to become a billionaire when he was 23 years old in 2007. Net worth of Mark Zuckerberg is $69.3 billion.
4. Warren Buffet- Net worth $84.1 billion
Warren Buffet is an American investor and business magnate. Currently 88 years of age and is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is one of the top 10 richest person alive on the earth.
3. Bernard Arnault- Net worth $90 billion
French investor and art collector, Bernard Arnault net worth is around $90 billion. Born in 1949, Bernard is the chairman and CEO of LVMH.
2. Bill Gates- $100 Billion net worth
The founder of Microsoft corporation, Bill Gates stayed as the richest person in the world for some years. Bill Gates launched Microsoft in 1975 with his partner Paul Allen and was Chairman and CEO for a long time of 25 years. In 2000, he left the seat of CEO and is the chairman only since then because Gates wanted to give his full attention to a private charitable foundation “Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation”. Net worth of Bill Gates in 2019 is $100 billion. Famous quote of Bill Gates is,
“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning”- Bill Gates
1. Jeff Bezos- $156 billion net worth
Technological entrepreneur and founder, Chairman, President and CEO of Amazon. After graduating from Princeton in 1986, Bezos worked for telecommunications company and became the head of development and director of customer services. Later, he became the product manager in banking industry. In 1993, Bezos started his online book store called Amazon. He was the only person working in a single room in 1993 and today he has thousands of employees and has become the richest man in 2018. Jeff Bezos net worth in 2019 is $156 billion. The start-up was very small but after 25 years, he became the richest. Few famous quotes of Jeff Bezos are as follows,
“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.”- Jeff Bezos
“If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.”- Jeff Bezos
“There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.”- Jeff Bezos
These were the top 10 richest people in the world in 2019. The thing to understand is that most of them started with a unique idea or a very small setup and became the richest persons in the world. Inspiration is one thing but the actual thing you need to focus and understand is that “If they can, why not you?”.