Here is the list of top 10 richest peoples in the world.
10. Michael Bloomberg
Michael Rubens Bloomberg born February 14, 1942, is an American businessman, author, politician, and philanthropist. His net worth is estimated at US$ 47.8 billion, as of October 2017, ranking him as the 8th richest person in the United States and the 10th richest person in the world. He began his career at the securities brokerage Salomon Brothers, before forming his own company in 1981. Bloomberg is the founder, CEO, and owner of Bloomberg L.P., a global financial services, mass media, and software company that bears his name, and is notable for its Bloomberg Terminal, a computer software system providing financial data widely used in the global financial services industry.
Net worth: $47.8 billion
9. David Koch
David Hamilton Koch born May 3, 1940, is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer.
His brother Charles is co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries since 1967, while his brother David Koch serves as Executive Vice President. Charles and David each own 42% of the conglomerate. The brothers inherited the business from their father, Fred C. Koch, then expanded the business. Originally involved exclusively in oil refining and chemicals, Koch Industries now includes process and pollution control equipment and technologies; polymers and fibers; minerals; fertilizers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products.
Net worth: $48.3 billion
8. Charles Koch
Charles de Ganahl Koch born November 1, 1935, is an American businessman, political donor and philanthropist and David Hamilton Koch born May 3, 1940, is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer.
Charles is co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries since 1967, while his brother David Koch serves as Executive Vice President. Charles and David each own 42% of the conglomerate. The brothers inherited the business from their father, Fred C. Koch, then expanded the business. Originally involved exclusively in oil refining and chemicals, Koch Industries now includes process and pollution control equipment and technologies; polymers and fibers; minerals; fertilizers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products.
Net worth: $48.3 billion
7. Larry Ellison
Lawrence Joseph Ellison is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. As of August 2017, he was listed by Forbes magazine as the fifth-wealthiest person in America and as the seventh-wealthiest in the world, with a fortune of $52.8 billion. Ellison has donated up to 1% of his wealth to charity and has signed The Giving Pledge. In addition to his work at Oracle, Ellison has had success in yachting, through Oracle Team USA. He is a licensed aircraft pilot who owns two military jets.
Net worth: $52.8 billion
6. Carlos Slim
Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world. As of 27 October 2017, he is the sixth-richest person in the world according to Forbes’ listing of The World’s Billionaires with a net worth estimated at $54.3 billion. His conglomerate includes education, health care, industrial manufacturing, transportation, real estate, media, energy, hospitality, entertainment, high-technology, retail, sports, and financial services.
Net worth: $54.3 billion
5. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Facebook, Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard University dormitory room on February 4, 2004. He was assisted by his college roommates and fellow Harvard students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. and currently operates as its chairman and chief executive officer. His net worth is estimated to be US $56.2 billion as of November 2017, and in 2016 was ranked by Forbes as the fifth richest person in the world.
Net worth: $56.2 billion
4. Amancio Ortega
Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish business tycoon. He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories retail shops. Amancio is the wealthiest retailer in the world. Today, Zara is part of the Inditex group (Industrias de Diseño Textil Sociedad Anónima), of which Ortega owns 59.29%, and aside from over 6,000 stores includes the brands Zara, Massimo Dutti, Oysho, Zara Home, Kiddy’s Class, Tempe, Stradivarius, Pull and Bear, Bershka and has more than 92,000 employees.
Net worth: $71.3 billion
3. Jeff Bezos
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American technology and retail entrepreneur, investor, computer scientist, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, the world’s largest online shopping retailer. Amazon.com is currently the world’s largest Internet sales company on the World Wide Web, as well as the world’s largest provider of cloud infrastructure services, which is available through its Amazon Web Services arm.
Net worth: $72.8 billion
2. Warren Buffett
Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Buffett serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered by some to be one of the most successful investors in the world, and as of August 2017 is the second wealthiest person in the world, with a total net worth of $75.6 billion.
Net worth: $75.6 billion
1. Bill Gates
William Henry Gates is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation along with Paul Allen. In 1975, Gates and Allen launched Microsoft, which became the world’s largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Since 1987, Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people. From 1995 to 2009, he held the title of the richest person in the world all but four of those years, and held it consistently from 2014–July 2017, with an estimated net worth of US$86 billion as of October 2017.
Net worth: $86 billion