Top 100 richest people in the world: Some interesting facts

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Top 100 richest people in the world: Some interesting facts
The 100 richest persons holding the most wealth in the world. Here are a few interesting facts that we gather by analyzing the list.

List of top 100 people in the world


PositionName of the billionaireNet Worth in Bn US$CompanyCountry
1Jeff Bezos140AmazonUSA
2Bernard Arnault107LVMHFrance
3Bill Gates106Microsoft USA
4Warren Buffett102Berkshire HathawayUSA
5Mark Zuckerberg84Facebook USA
6Amancio Ortega81InditexSpain
7Carlos Slim Helu & family72America MovilMexico
8Sergey Brin68Google USA
9Larry Page67Google USA
9Mukesh Ambani67Reliance India
9Steve Ballmer67MicrosoftUSA
12Alice Walton59WalmartUSA
13Michael Bloomberg58BloombergUSA
14Jim Walton57WalmartUSA
15Francoise Bettencourt Meyers56L'OrealFrance
16Bertrand Puech & family55HermesFrance
16Robson Walton55WalmartUSA
18Larry Ellison54OracleUSA
19Phil Knight49NikeUSA
20Elon Musk46Tesla MotorsUSA
21Ma Yun & Family45AlibabaChina
22Francois Pinault & family44KeringFrance
22Ma Huateng44TencentChina
22MacKenzie Bezos44AmazonUSA
25Charles Koch39Koch IndustriesUSA
25Julia Koch & family39Koch IndustriesUSA
27David Thomson & family38Thomson ReutersCanada
28Jacqueline Mars36Mars USA
28John Mars36Mars USA
30Giovanni Ferrero34Ferrero RocherBelgium
31Xu Jiayin33EvergrandeChina
32Sheldon Adelson32Las Vegas Sands USA
33Leonardo Del Vecchio29LuxotticaItaly
33Vladimir Potanin29InterrosRussia
35Li Ka-shing28Cheung KongChina
35Michael Dell28Dell TechnologiesUSA
35Sun Piaoyang & Zhong Huijuan28Hengrui, HansohChina
38Lee Shau Kee27Henderson LandChina
38SP Hinduja & family27HindujaUK
38Yang Huiyan & Family27Country GardenChina
41Carl Icahn26Icahn EnterprisesUSA
41He Xiangjian & Family26MideaChina
43Laurene Powell Jobs & family24Walt DisneyUSA
44Masayoshi Son23SoftbankJapan
45Alain Wertheimer22ChanelFrance
45Dieter Schwarz22SchwarzGermany
45Ding Lei22NeteaseChina
45Gerard Wertheimer22ChanelUSA
45Jorge Paulo Lemann223G CapitalSwitzerland
45Leonid Mikhelson22NovatekRussia
51James Simons21Renaissance TechnologiesUSA
51Takemitsu Takizaki & family21Keyence Japan
51Vagit Alekperov21LukoilRussia
54Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi20Thai BeverageThailand
54Stephen Schwarzman20Blackstone USA
56Gennady Timchenko19GunvorSwitzerland
56Qin Yinglin & Qian Ying19MuyuanChina
56Rupert Murdoch19NewsUSA
56Wang Wei19SF ExpressChina
60Eric Schmidt18GoogleUSA
60Huang Zheng18PinduoduoChina
60Leonard Blavatnik18LyondellbasellUK
60R Budi Hartono18Bank Central AsiaIndonesia
60Ray Dalio18Bridgewater AssociatesUSA
60Thomas Peterffy18Interactive BrokersUSA
60Vladimir Lisin18Novolipetsk SteelRussia
60Zhang Zhidong18TencentChina
68Donald Bren17Irvine CompanyUSA
68Elaine Marshall & family17Koch IndustriesUSA
68Gautam Adani17Adani EnterprisesIndia
68Henry Cheng Kar-shun & family17Chow Tai FookChina
68Hugh Grosvenor17GrosvenorUK
68Joseph Lau Luen Hung17Chinese EstatesChina
68Joseph Safra17SafraBrazil
68Lee Kun Hee17SamsungSouth Korea
68Michael Hartono17Bank Central AsiaIndonesia
68Petr Kellner17PPFCzech Republic
68Shiv Nadar & family17HCLIndia
68Tadashi Yanai17Fast RetailingJapan
68Wang Jianlin & family17WandaChina
68Yan Hao17China Pacific Construction China
82Abigail Johnson16Fidelity USA
82Andrey Melnichenko16SuekRussia
82Dietrich Mateschitz16Red BullAustria
82Klaus-Michael Kuhne16Kuehne & Nagel Switzerland
82Lukas Walton16WalmartUSA
82Roman Abramovich16MillhouseRussia
82Viktor Vekselberg16Renova Russia
82Yao Zhenhua16BaonengChina
82Zhang Yong & Shu Ping16HaidilaoChina
91Beate Heister15Aldi SuedGermany
91Chen Jianhua & Fan Hongwei15HengliChina
91Karl Albrecht Jr & family15Aldi SuedGermany
91Lakshmi N Mittal15ArcelorMittalUK
91Li Shufu & family15Geely China
91Reinhold Wurth & family15WurthGermany
91Robert Kuok15Kuok BrothersChina
91Ronald Perelman15Scientific Game USA
91Steve Cohen15Sac CapitalUSA
91Uday Kotak15Kotak MahindraIndia
91Xu Rongmao & family15ShimaoChina

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The highest and the lowest net worth

Jeff Bezos of Amazon, the richest one of the world from the US has a net worth of US$ 140 bn. The last 11 members of the list share the same net worth of US$ 15 bn each. Hence to find a place even at the tail end of the list, you must have earned a lot.

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The majority of the richest persons are from the US

The US has created 36% billionaires among the world’s top 100 richest persons. With 23%, China occupies the second position with the most in top 100 richest persons in the world.

Seven countries produced more than 4 billionaires in the top 100 richest list

Analyzing the list, we find 36 US billionaires, 23 Chinese nationals, 7 Russians, 7 UK residents, 5 billionaires from France, 4 German residents, and 4 Indians. These seven countries are the ones that have produced more than 4 billionaires to find a place in the top 100 richest persons of the world.
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Shiv Nadar & family of HCL grew his wealth the fastest

When compared to the earlier list, Shiv Nadar family of HCL company in India has moved up by 290 positions by growing their wealth rather very fast to capture the 68th position in the top 100 persons list.

Five people have moved downward in the list
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Dietrich Mateschitz of Red Bull in Austria has moved down by 44 positions to find a place in the 82nd place. In the earlier list, he could be seen among the top 50 richest persons in the world. Viktor Vekselberg of Renova from Russia and Ronald Perelman of Scientific Game from the USA have moved down by 25 points. Elaine Marshall and family of Koch Industries, USA and Joseph Safra from Safra, Brazil have slid down in the list by 24 positions when compared to the previous list.

The youngest and the oldest billionaires

At the age of 29, Hugh Grosvenor of Grosvenor from the UK holding a place in the 68th position is the youngest billionaire we find in the list. The senior most billionaire by age in the 91st position Robert Kuok of Kuok Brothers from China who is aged 96 years. He is followed by Lee Shau Kee of Henderson Land aged 92 years is also from China and he holds the 38th position. In the 35th position, we find Li Ka-shing of Cheung Kong who is again from China. Hence the three senior most billionaires in the list aged over 90 are from China.
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