Top 50 richest people In the world: Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire
Let us take a look at the top 50 richest people and how they reached there. The amounts and information next to each name gives clues of what made them rich. Here are a few interesting facts of the top 50 richest people of the world.
List of top 50 richest persons in the world
|Position||Billionaire’s Name||Net Worth in Bn US$||Company||Country|
|4||Warren Buffett||102||Berkshire Hathaway||USA|
|7||Carlos Slim Helu & family||72||America Movil||Mexico|
|15||Francoise Bettencourt Meyers||56||L'Oreal||France|
|16||Bertrand Puech & family||55||Hermes||France|
|20||Elon Musk||46||Tesla Motors||USA|
|21||Ma Yun & Family||45||Alibaba||China|
|22||Francois Pinault & family||44||Kering||France|
|25||Charles Koch||39||Koch Industries||USA|
|25||Julia Koch & family||39||Koch Industries||USA|
|27||David Thomson & family||38||Thomson Reuters||Canada|
|30||Giovanni Ferrero||34||Ferrero Rocher||Belgium|
|32||Sheldon Adelson||32||Las Vegas Sands||USA|
|33||Leonardo Del Vecchio||29||Luxottica||Italy|
|35||Li Ka-shing||28||Cheung Kong||China|
|35||Michael Dell||28||Dell Technologies||USA|
|35||Sun Piaoyang & Zhong Huijuan||28||Hengrui, Hansoh||China|
|38||Lee Shau Kee||27||Henderson Land||China|
|38||SP Hinduja & family||27||Hinduja||UK|
|38||Yang Huiyan & Family||27||Country Garden||China|
|41||Carl Icahn||26||Icahn Enterprises||USA|
|41||He Xiangjian & Family||26||Midea||China|
|43||Laurene Powell Jobs & family||24||Walt Disney||USA|
|45||Jorge Paulo Lemann||22||3G Capital||Switzerland|
Nearly 50 % of the top 50 richest persons are from the USA
With 24 richest persons in the list hailing from the US, the country has a neat 50% presence in the list.
Only 4 countries claim more than 1 slot in the list of top 50 richest persons
US, China, France and Russia are the four countries that have claimed more than 1 slot for its countrymen. There are 24 US residents, 9 Chinese natives, 5 French citizens and 2 Russians on the list. The remaining countries could not have more than one of the top 50 richest people on the earth.
Only 3 countries have created the majority of top 50 richest persons in the world
AdvertisementWith the US sending the maximum number of 24 richest persons to the list, the two other countries that have a significant representation on the list are China and France grabbing 9 slots and 5 slots respectively. No other country on the earth has created a significant percentage of rich persons figuring on the list.
List of 10 countries that have claimed one slot each for their natives
Countries including Switzerland, Germany, Japan, UK, Spain, Mexico, India, Italy, Belgium and Canada have one person each to the list of top 50 richest persons on the earth.
AdvertisementThe top 50 richest persons are from 14 countries of the world
The top 50 richest persons of the world are from 14 countries including US, China, France, Russia, Switzerland, Germany, Japan, UK, Spain, Mexico, India, Italy, Belgium and Canada. No other country other than these 14 could produce a billionaire to find a place among the top 50 richest persons.
Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire among the top 50 richest persons
AdvertisementWith a net worth of US $ 84 Bn, Mark Zuckerberg (35 years) of Facebook is the youngest one on the list of top 50 richest persons. A little older than him at the age of 39, Yang Huiyan of China is the second youngest person on the list. The remaining persons are at least more than 40 years.
Only 5 people in the list have managed to retain their same positions on the list
Only 5 among the top 50 richest persons have managed to retain their position on the list by continuing in the same position like last year. All the others have either moved up or down in the list.
Advertisement24 persons have come down from their wealth status compared to last year
24 persons (nearly 50%) in the list have lost their ranking by one or more positions when compared to last year.
21 have migrated to higher positions when compared to last year
21 billionaires have migrated to higher positions on the list of 50 richest persons when compared to their ranking last year.
In the year 2020, three new names enter the list of top 50 richest persons.
This year, we found three new names in the list of top 50 richest persons. The new entrants to the list are MacKenzie Bezos of Amazon from the USA, Julia Koch and family of Koch Industries from USA, and Giovanni Ferrero of Ferrero Rocher of Belgium. Their net worth is at US $ 44 bn, US $ 38 bn and US $ 34 bn respectively.
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