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As you’re reading this, you probably already have names popping into your head as to The Richest People In The World 2020
Here Are The Richest People In The World 2020
Rob Walton is the eldest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton. He took over as Walmart’s chairman upon his father’s death in 1992.
Net worth (USD): $54.1 Billion
Alice Walton is the only daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton. She has focused on curating art rather than working for Walmart like her siblings, Rob and Jim.
Net worth (USD): $54.4 Billion
Jim Walton is the youngest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton. He gave away $1.2 billion in Walmart stock in June 2019 but remained the richest Walton in part thanks to an estimated 44% stake in Arvest Bank.
Net worth (USD): $54.6 Billion
Facebook. The social network Zuckerberg runs has become a go-to communications tool during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, his philanthropic and advocacy arm, announced it would help quadruple the Bay Area’s COVID-19 testing capacity.
Net worth (USD): $54.7 Billion
Amancio Ortega is one of the richest men in Europe and the wealthiest clothing retailer in the world. He cofounded Inditex, a pioneer in fast fashion, known for its Zara fashion chain, with his ex-wife Rosalia Mera (d. 2013) in 1975.
Net worth (USD): $55.1 Billion
Larry Ellison cofounded software firm Oracle in 1977 to tap into the growing need for customer relationship management databases. He gave up the Oracle CEO role in 2014 but still serves as chairman of the board and chief technology officer.
Net worth (USD): $59.0 Billion
Known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time. Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway, which owns more than 60 companies, including insurer Geico, battery maker Duracell and restaurant chain Dairy Queen.
Net worth (USD): $67.5 Billion
One of the world’s ultimate taste-makers, Bernard Arnault oversees an empire of 70 brands, including Louis Vuitton and Sephora. In November 2019, LVMH struck a deal to buy American jeweller Tiffany & Co for $16.2 billion, believed to be the biggest luxury brand acquisition ever.
Net worth (USD): $76.0 Billion
With his wife Melinda, Bill Gates chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest private charitable foundation. In February 2020, the Gates Foundation said it would spend up to $100 million to improve the novel coronavirus’s detection and treatment.
Net worth (USD): $98.0 Billion
Jeff Bezos founded the e-commerce colossus Amazon in 1994 out of his garage in Seattle. He remains CEO and owns a nearly 11.2% stake. He divorced his wife MacKenzie in July 2019 after 25 years of marriage and transferred a quarter of his Amazon stake to her.
Net worth (USD): $113.0 Billion
Source: | Forbes