The richest people on the earth have an astonishing wealth. The GDP of small countries and wealth of these top 10 richest people has literally same. Many of them have been self-made including Bill Gates (founder of Microsoft), Jeff Bezos (founder of Amazon), Mark Zuckerberg (co-founder of Facebook) and so on.

Many billionaires donate a large percentage of their money to charity. In fact, several of the world’s richest have made “The Giving Pledge,” which means they have vowed to give away at least half of their wealth to charity.

There are more than 2,000 billionaires in the world as per Forbes report. Apart from that, it also estimated that this number will grow. These billionaires made their wealth from many industries like fashion, tech, internet and so on but most of them are from the technology industry.


Who is the most richest from these top 10 richest people?

He is the founder of Amazon.com, none other than Jeff Bezos. 2017 is the great year for Amazon as well as Jeff. Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates in July to become not only the world’s richest man but the richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $90.6 billion. But this number has been increased, Bloomberg updates its data at the close of every trading day in New York, the list is based on the latest data available for November 30.

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These Are The Top 10 Richest People On The Earth!

10.) Ingvar Kamprad

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Ingvar Kamprad founded IKEA, powerhouse furniture retailer when he was 17. He moved IKEA and his family out of Sweden in the 1970s in order to avoid its taxes.

Net worth: $50.7 billion

Age: 91

Citizenship: Sweden

Industry: Retail

Source of wealth: Self-made; IKEA

9.) Larry Page

Larry Page - Top 10 richest people on the earth

Larry Page co-founded Google with Sergey Brin in 1998. He is now the CEO of Alphabet, which is the company that owns Google.

Net worth: $51.5 billion

Age: 44

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Google

8.) Larry Elison

Larry Ellison Top 10 richest people on the earth

Larry Ellison teamed up with two colleagues from an electronics company in 1977 to start their own programming firm, which then shortly landed a contract to build a relational database management system for the CIA. The project later grew into what’s known today as Oracle Corp., the second-largest software maker behind Microsoft. He stepped down as CEO in 2014.

Net worth: $53.9 billion

Age: 73

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Oracle


7.) Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault - Top 10 Richest people on th earth

Bernard Arnault is the chair of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, which houses dozens of luxury brands. Arnault bought Christian Dior when he joined the business and helped revive the company.

Net worth: $61.5 billion

Age: 68

Citizenship: France

Industry: Consumer

Source of wealth: Self-made/Inheritance; LVMH

6.) Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim - Top 10 Richest People on the earth

Carlos Slim owns a large number of companies in Mexico through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. He also controls America Movil, the largest operator of mobile phones in Latin America.

Net worth: $63.5 billion

Age: 77

Citizenship: Mexico

Industry: Diversified

Source of wealth: Self-made; Grupo Carso

5.) Mark Zuckerberg

Mark zuckerberg - top 10 richest people on the earth

Mark Zuckerberg launched TheFacebook.com when he was a sophomore in college before dropping out to work on the site full-time.

Net worth: $72.3 billion

Age: 33

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp

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4.) Amancio Ortego

Amancio Ortego - top 10 richest people on the earth

Amancio Ortego controls fashion giant Inditex, which owns Zara, Massimo Dutti, Oysho, and others. At least part of his success can be attributed to Zara’s fast-fashion business model.

Net worth: $75.9 billion

Age: 81

Citizenship: Spain

Industry: Retail

Source of wealth: Self-made; Inditex

3.) Warren Buffett

Warren buffett - top 10 richest people on the earth

After getting rejected from Harvard Business School, Warren Buffett went to Columbia instead where he studied under Benjamin Graham, who would become his mentor. He later bought Berkshire Hathaway in 1969 and transformed it into a powerhouse holding company.

Net worth: $81.7 billion

Age: 87

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Diversified

Source of wealth: Self-made; Berkshire Hathaway

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2.) Bill Gates

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Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft with his friend Paul Allen and served as CEO until 2000. He still sits on the company’s board but is no longer active in the day-to-day dealings.

Net worth: $89.4 billion

Age: 62

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Microsoft

1.) Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos Amazon CEO Top 10 richest people in the world-sarcasticca.com

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in the garage of his Seattle home in 1994. The online marketplace went public three years later and has since grown to sell everything from fashion to tech to food and Amazon’s own consumer-electronics products.

On November 24, 2017 — Black Friday — Bezos’s net worth hit $100 billion.

Net worth: $98.4 billion

Age: 53

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Amazon

These are the Top 10 Richest People On The Earth as on the last date of November.

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