Jeff Bezos sets a new record as his net worth hits $211 billion as per Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Jul 8, 2021

By: BI India Bureau

Jeff Bezos

Founder and executive chairman of e-commerce giant Amazon | Net worth -- $211 billion | Bezos currently owns around 11 per cent stake in Amazon.

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Elon Musk

Founder of Tesla and SpaceX | Net worth -- $181 billion | Musk's space technology firm SpaceX is now valued at $74 billion after its latest funding.

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Bernard Arnault

Chairman and chief executive of LVMH| Net worth -- $169 billion | In 2007, Arnault, interestingly, converted a ship that was used for research into a yacht named LVMH. He acquired American brand Tiffany, known for delicate jewellery, at an estimated $16.2 billion in November 2019.

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Bill Gates

Cofounder of Microsoft | Net worth -- $147 billion | Gates and his wife Melinda have so far given $28 billion to their foundation for education, the largest in the United States.

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Mark Zukerberg

Chief executive officer of Facebook | Net Worth - $131 billion | The Chan-Zuckerberg initiative, an organisation created by Zuckerberg and his wife, focuses on health and education for the underprivileged.

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Larry Page

Cofounder of Google | Net worth -- $115 billion|Page was the CEO of the search engine giant from 1997 to 2001 before the company appointed Indian-origin techie Sundar Pichai at its helm.

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Sergey Brin

Co- founder of Google along with Larry Page | Net worth -- $111 billion | Last few years, Brin has been involved in building a hi-tech airship that would have multiple functions.

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Warren Buffett

CEO of Berkshire Hathaway | Net worth -- $101 billion | Known as the “Oracle of Omaha”, Buffett is considered, globally, as one of the most successful stock market investors of all time.

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Steve Ballmer

Former CEO of Microsoft and the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association | Net worth -- $99.8 billion | Ballmer remained on Microsoft's Board of Directors until August 19, 2014.

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Larry Ellison

The executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. Net worth -- $96.3 billion | He bought 3 million shares of Tesla in 2018 and joined the company’s board and currently owns around 25 per cent of Oracle and 2 per cent of Tesla.

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