These are the 10 Richest People in the World 2024

We are living in a world where the pace of wealth accumulation and technological advancement is breathtaking, this list of the world’s wealthiest individuals serves as a testament to human ambition, innovation, and enterprise.

Let’s delve into the profiles of these remarkable individuals, starting from number 10 and ascending to the pinnacle of wealth. This list is according to Forbes‘ latest detailed article on the subject that was posted on their website on Tuesday, April 2, 2024.

10. Larry Page

Net Worth: $114 Billion
Source of Wealth: Google
Citizenship: U.S.

Larry Page, one of the co-founders of Google, has transitioned from his day-to-day roles within the company but continues to hold significant shares, making him a pivotal figure in the tech industry. Despite his reclusive nature, his investments and interests, such as his ownership of multiple private islands, underline his broad-ranging influence and affluence.

9. Mukesh Ambani

Net Worth: $116 Billion
Source of Wealth: Diversified
Citizenship: India

Mukesh Ambani, the first Asian to join the exclusive $100 Billion Club, heads Reliance Industries, a conglomerate that has significantly benefited from rising shares. Ambani’s influence extends beyond business; his ability to convene global icons and celebrities at personal and corporate events underscores his stature and impact.

8. Steve Ballmer

Net Worth: $121 Billion
Source of Wealth: Microsoft
Citizenship: U.S.

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has diversified his interests, notably owning the NBA team Los Angeles Clippers. The move to a new, state-of-the-art stadium represents his commitment to blending sports, business, and community engagement.

7. Bill Gates

Net Worth: $128 Billion
Source of Wealth: Microsoft
Citizenship: U.S.

Bill Gates, synonymous with the digital revolution, has seen his wealth soar yet remains dedicated to philanthropy. Despite his immense wealth, Gates’s focus on giving back, particularly through his charitable endeavors, highlights a commitment to global well-being.

6. Warren Buffett

Net Worth: $133 Billion
Source of Wealth: Berkshire Hathaway
Citizenship: U.S.

Warren Buffett, often dubbed the “Oracle of Omaha,” continues to be a beacon of investment wisdom. His strategic decisions and business acumen have kept Berkshire Hathaway at the forefront of global finance.

5. Larry Ellison

Net Worth: $141 Billion
Source of Wealth: Oracle
Citizenship: U.S.

Larry Ellison’s Oracle remains a powerhouse in the tech industry, with Ellison playing a crucial role in its ongoing success. His ventures outside Oracle illustrate a willingness to invest in innovation and future technologies.

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $177 Billion
Source of Wealth: Facebook
Citizenship: U.S.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta has faced challenges, yet his leadership has seen the company’s stock rebound significantly. His focus on AI and the metaverse points to a vision that extends far beyond social media.

3. Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $194 Billion
Source of Wealth: Amazon
Citizenship: U.S.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos continues to redefine retail and technology. His recent move to Florida and investment in real estate highlight his multifaceted approach to business and lifestyle.

2. Elon Musk

Net Worth: $195 Billion
Source of Wealth: Tesla, SpaceX
Citizenship: U.S.

Elon Musk‘s ventures into space exploration and electric vehicles continue to captivate the world. Despite market fluctuations, his vision for the future remains undiminished, demonstrating a commitment to innovation that transcends traditional boundaries.

1. Bernard Arnault

Net Worth: $233 Billion
Source of Wealth: LVMH
Citizenship: France

Topping the list, Bernard Arnault’s empire in the luxury goods sector is unparalleled. His leadership at LVMH has not only created immense wealth but also set new standards in luxury, innovation, and global brand influence.

This lineup of the world’s wealthiest individuals reflects a diverse array of industries and backgrounds, illustrating that the paths to wealth are as varied as the individuals themselves.

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