The Top 10 Richest People in the World in 2021

In this article, we will list the top 10 richest people in the world in 2021.

These are people who have achieved tremendous results, and you probably already know most of them and use some of their products.

The number of their net worth changes daily. These are current figures from 11/8/2021 taken from Forbes.

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family (92.2 billion)

  • Born on July 10 1953 in France.
  • Businesswoman.
  • Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family own around 33% of L’Oreal stock.
  • She was on L’Oreal’s s board since 1997.
  • The richest woman in the world.

Warren Buffet (104,8 billion)

  • Born on August 30 1930 in the United States.
  • Investor, philanthropist, a business tycoon.
  • Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.
  • Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company which shares had an average 20% return.
  • He donated 41 billion and promised to donate 99% of his wealth.

Sergey Brin ($113.4 billion)

  • Born on August 21 1973 in the United States.
  • Business magnate, computer scientist, and internet entrepreneur.
  • Co-founder of Google and Alphabet.
  • He invests in Space Adventures (a space tourism company).
  • He stepped down as president of Alphabet but remains a controller shareholder.

Larry Ellison ($116.6 billion)

  • Born on August 17 1944 in the United States.
  • Business magnate, investor.
  • Co-founder, executive chairman, and CTO of Oracle Corporation.
  • Oracle Corporation sells database software and technology, cloud systems, and software.
  • Oracle has grown in part through steady acquisitions of software companies.

Larry Page ($117.2 billion)

  • Born on March 26 1973 in the United States.
  • Business magnate, computer scientist, and internet entrepreneur.
  • Co-founder of Google and Alphabet.
  • He invests in Planetary Resources for space exploration and “flying car” startups Kitty Hawk and Opener.
  • He was CEO of Google and Alphabet till 2019 and today remains a board member and a controlling shareholder.

Bill Gates ($129.5 billion)

  • Born on 28 October 1955 in the United States.
  • investor, author, philanthropist.
  • Co-founder of Microsoft.
  • Gates is considered the best-known entrepreneur of the microcomputer revolution.
  • He donated more than 35 billion worth of Microsoft to the Gates Foundation.

Mark Zuckerberg ($130 billion)

  • Born on 14 May 1984 in the Unites States.
  • American media magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
  • Co-founder and CEOof Facebook.
  • Making the world more transparent by giving people the power to share
  • Facebook inc. also own the following brands: Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, Oculus VR

Elon Musk ($184.5 billion)

  • Born on 28 June 1971 in South Africa.
  • Investor, engineer, inventor.
  • Founder of SpaceX, and Tesla.
  • Revolutionizing transportation on Earth and in space.
  • He also owns OpenAI, Neuralink, The Boring Company.

Jeff Bezos ($192 billion)

  • Born on 12 January 1964 in New Mexico.
  • Investor, businessman, media tycoon.
  • Founder of the multinational technology company Amazon.
  • is the world’s largest online store.
  • Bezos also owns Blue Origin, an airline that develops rockets for commercial use.

Bernard Arnault & Family ($197.5 billion)

  • Born on 5 March 1949 in France.
  • Investor, businessman, and art collector.
  • Chairman and chief executive of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.
  • LVMH is a French conglomerate specializing in luxury goods.
  • Holds luxury 70 brands.


It is interesting to see what the top 10 richest people in the world in 2021 are doing and how they have gained such wealth.

We can see how some have acquired wealth by inheritance. Some are in the technology industries that meet the needs of a large number of users such as Google, Oracle, Microsoft, Amazon, and so on. One group of the wealthiest is in the luxury goods and investments.

We can conclude that great wealth can come from a variety of industries, yet it is noticeable how people who have been in the trend of fast-growing industries such as the internet have emerged on this scale in recent years.

Attention should also be paid to how some of the richest people have their investments or are investing in space. Do they think this is the next trend where we as humanity will go?

What do you think is the next trend from which the new wave of the richest people will come?

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