Forbes List: The Top 5 Richest People In The World

The world, as we all know, is a global community, and has become a hub for different kinds of economic activities and indulgences, which many have exploited to the maximum, paving way for them to become the richest set of people in the world.

Here, we’ll explore the lives and fortunes of the top five richest people on the planet who have amassed incredible wealth through their businesses, investments, and innovations, thereby shaping the global economy.


Bernard Arnault controls the massive luxury conglomerate LVMH and his children all hold roles in the business.
The LVMH empire consists of 75 fashion and cosmetics brands, including Louis Vuitton and Sephora.

Net Worth: $201 Billion
Nationality: French
Age: 75
Industry: Fashion & Retail


Jeff Bezos founded e-commerce giant Amazon in 1994 out of his Seattle garage. He boasts of several other enterprises, including the aforementioned aerospace company Blue Origin and The Washington Post newspaper, that have helped boost his net worth. His investment firm, Bezos Expedition, owns stakes in Uber (UBER) , AirBnB (ABNB) , and X (formerly Twitter)

Net Worth: $198 Billion
Nationality: American
Age: 60
Industry: Technology


Elon Musk is the founder, chairman, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX; angel investor, CEO, product architect, and former chairman of Tesla, Inc.; owner, executive chairman, and CTO of X Corp.; founder of the Boring Company and xAI; co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI; and president of the Musk Foundation
Elon Musk cofounded six companies, including electric car maker Tesla, rocket producer SpaceX and tunneling startup Boring Company.

Net Worth: $195 Billion
Nationality: American
Age: 52
Industry: Automotive


He co-founded the social media service Facebook, along with his Harvard roommates, in 2004, and its parent company, Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook, Inc.), of which he is chairman, chief executive officer and controlling shareholder. White Plains, New York, U.S.

Net Worth: $170 Billion
Nationality: American
Age: 39
Industry: Technology


Lawrence Joseph Ellison is an American businessman and entrepreneur who con founded software company, RACHEL CORPORATION. He was Oracle’s chief executive officer from 1977 to 2014 and is now its chief technology officer and executive chairman.

Net Worth: $155 Billion
Nationality: American
Age: 79
Industry: Technology

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