As of September 2021, the 10 wealthiest people in the world are: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Mark Zuckerberg, Amancio Ortega Gaona (Zara), Carlos Slim Helu (Telmex), Larry Ellison (Oracle Corporation), Bernard Arnault (LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA), Sergey Brin and Larry Page. These men represent some of the most influential individuals in our society today.
Mark Zuckerberg is most notable for his work as the co-founder of Facebook. He was born on May 14, 1984 in White Plains, New York and attended Harvard University until he dropped out to focus on Facebook full time. In 2004 at the age of 19, Mark launched Thefacebook.com which originally began as a social networking site exclusively available to students attending colleges and universities around North America. Nowadays we all know what it has become: Facebook! As founder and CEO (until earlier this year), Mark oversees everything from engineering new products such as Instagram & Whatsapp to revenue sources like advertisements that are displayed across their various platforms including Messenger and WhatsApp by implementing strategies with leadership teams made up of vice presidents who report directly into him
Elon Musk is a highly influential entrepreneur and investor. Born in South Africa on June 28, 1971, Elon attended Queenstown Primary School until the age of nine when he moved to Pretoria Boys High School where his mother was employed as a nutritionist. In 1989, at age 17, Elon obtained Canadian citizenship through his Canadian-born parents who helped him obtain permanent residence status so that they could qualify for family subsidies being offered by the government at the time. He left Canada behind after attaining an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with majors in physics & economics
As successful businessman and inventor, Elon has been able to touch many industries but may be best known for cofounding PayPal along side.
Bernard Arnault is a French business tycoon and investor. Born on March 05, 1949 in Roubaix France to parents who owned the company Ferret-Savinel which was later renamed Groupe Arnault after Bernard’s father took over as CEO following his death at age 40. After obtaining degrees from École Polytechnique (1969) and École des Mines de Paris (1971), Bernard worked for three years at Schlumberger before joining his family business where he became CFO of Ferrett-Savinel then served as director during the 1980s until 1990 when Groupe Arnault went public with an IPO that raised $355 Million
Today, alongside being Chairman & CEO of LVMH Moët.
Bill Gates is a true innovator who has been able to influence the world as we know it. Born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle Washington, Bill was raised by his adoptive parents Mary and William H. Gates Jr. alongside two sisters named Libby & Kristianne
He attended Lakeside School where he first began programming computers at age 13 thanks to a math teacher that encouraged him along with encouragement from his home computer hired Paul Allen for an internship position which led them all into creating what would become Microsoft. Today, Bill still serves as Chairman of the Board even though he stepped down as CEO back in 2000 after being diagnosed with cancer . Since then he’s focused mostly on philanthropic efforts through The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Warren Buffett is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. Born August 30th, 1930 in Omaha Nebraska to parents who worked as stockbrokers since he was nine years old . He attended Rose Hill Elementary School then went on to graduate from Woodrow Wilson High School with the highest grades of any student his year earning him a scholarship offer for two years at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School which he declined opting instead for three semester course load at University of Nebrasksa where he obtained degrees in Business Administration & Economics
Since 1970 Warren Buffet has served as Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (formerly known as Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates) holding shares that today are valued at over $60 Billion making him one of the.
Larry Ellison is an American businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Born in New York City on August 17, 1944 to a single mother who worked as a clerk at the US Army base Fort Bragg where Larry spent most of his early years until attending nine schools by age 12 . After graduating from High School he attended the University of Illinois but dropped out after two years when he failed for get funds together needed to pay tuition fees
He later took up work with Ampex Corporation then moved onto Systems Engineering Laboratories (SEL) which was eventually acquired by McDonnell Douglas Corp allowing him earn enough money that would allow him leave his job there back in 1979 before taking over their R&D department following them being unable to develop what they were working.
Larry Page is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who serves as the co-founder of Google alongside Sergey Brin. Born on March 26, 1973 in East Lansing Michigan to his father Carl Victor Page Jr., a physics professor at Michigan State University where Larry was born then moved onto Lexington Massachusetts before settling down back in East Lansing . After graduating from high school he enrolled at the nearby institution University of Michigan taking up Computer Science & Engineering majoring in it while also working towards getting Master’s Degree until 1996 when he left after only three years there before dropping out
Since 2001, along with being CEO of Alphabet Inc (formerly known as google) , which has since become one of the most successful companies today under his leadership. Mark Zuckerberg