Wondering who the richest billionaires are and how much they are worth as 2021 draws to an end? Check out this updated list of the world’s richest men for the month of September drawn from Forbes realtime rankings.
Nearly every minute, the list of the top billionaires of the world keeps getting updated, therefore it keeps varying. We’ll find out who these men they are, what they do and how much is their net worth.
Who Is The Richest Man In The World For 2021?
According to the latest predictions for Forbes, Amazon founder and former CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, with a net worth of around USD $198.2 Billion
World’s Richest Men For September 2021
1. Jeff Bezos
Born 12 January 1964 (age 57 years), Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.
He had his education at Princeton University (1982–1986), Miami Palmetto Senior High School (1982), River Oaks Elementary School.
He has 4 children and is divorced.
In 1994, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in a garage in Seattle, shortly after he resigned from the hedge fund giant D.E. Shaw.
In 2020, Amazon’s share price skyrocketed on the heightened demand for online shopping as lockdowns forced consumers to stay home.
Jeff Bezos net worth figure rose up to USD$177 billion, a jump of USD$64 billion from a year ago as a result of surging Amazon shares.
His net worth is currently $198.2 Billion.
2. Elon Musk
Born 28 June 1971 (age 49 years), Pretoria, South Africa.
He is the CEO and co-founder of Tesla; CEO, chief designer, and founder of SpaceX; CEO and founder of Neuralink; and founder of The Boring Company.
His estimated net worth is $195.0 Billion
3. Bernard Arnault & Family
Born 5 March 1949 (age 72 years), Roubaix, France. He went to school at École Polytechnique (1969–1971), Lycée Faidherbe.
He’s married and has 5 children.
Source of wealth; luxury goods.
Arnault raised his fortune to USD$150 billion, from USD$76 billion, due to an 86 per cent rise in the shares of LVMH, owner of brands including Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior and cosmetics retailer Sephora.
He’s currently at a net worth of $184.4 Billion.
4. Bill Gates
Born 28 October 1955 (age 65 years), Seattle, Washington, United States.
Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft, the largest software company in the world, and the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
His estimated net worth is $131.8 Billion thanks to the strong share performance in Microsoft, Canadian National Railway and tractor maker Deere & Company.
5. Mark Zuckerberg
Born 14 May 1984 (age 36 years), White Plains, New York, United States.
Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO, chair, and co-founder of Facebook, the workd’s largest social networking service, as well as co-CEO and co-founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Facebook (the company) is also host to several other brands, including photo-sharing app Instagram, which it acquired in 2012; cross-platform mobile messaging service WhatsApp and virtual-reality–headset producer Oculus, both acquired in 2014.
His current net worth is $123.7 Billion
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6. Larry Page
Born 26 March 1973 (age 48 years), Lansing, Michigan, United States. He is the co-founder of Google.
Google is one of the largest Internet search engines on the planet, accounting for more than 70% of global online search requests.
Page is also a founding investor of Planetary Resources, a space exploration and asteroid-mining company.
He has also invested in Planetary Resources, the famed space exploration company, and is also funding “Flying Car”, startup companies Kitty Hawk and Opener.
He has a net worth of $120.9 Billion
7. Larry Ellison
Born 17 August 1944 (age 76 years), The Bronx, New York, United States. He cofounded Oracle the software firm in 1977.
He quit as the CEO of the company in 2014 and since then he functions as the chairman of the board and chief technology advisor of the company.
Oracle is the second-largest software company and provides a wide variety of cloud computing programs as well as other software, such as Java and Linux, and the Oracle Exadata computing platform.
Additionally, Ellison has major shares in Tesla, which surged enormously in 2021.
Larry Ellison has a net worth of $117.2 Billion
8. Sergey Brin
Born 21 August 1973 (age 47 years), Moscow, Russia. He co-founded Google along with Larry Page in 1998 which went public in 2004 and became Alphabet in 2015.
The co-founder and board member of Alphabet, Sergey Brin has a net worth of $116.5 Billion
9. Warren Buffett
Born 30 August 1930 (age 90 years), Omaha, Nebraska, United States.
He is a stock expert and investment legend, better known as the Oracle of Omaha.
He runs Berkshire Hathaway that owns over 60 companies including the famous ones Geico insurance, Duracell, Dairy Queen Restaurant.
His net worth is $100.9 Billion
10. Steve Ballmer
As of September 2021, Steve Ballmer is worth an estimated net worth of about $96.5 Billion.
There you have it, a list of the world’s richest billionaires in 2021 and their net worth.
The list features self-made billionaires, heirs of family fortunes and business tycoons who have made a lasting impact on the population.
All details and data written here were gotten from reliable sources in the internet:
Ref: Forbes, THE REAL-TIME BILLIONAIRES LIST.