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These Are The Richest CEOs In The World For 2020

Jeff Bezos

Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos topped CEOWORLD magazine list of the richest CEOs in the world this year with $129,900 million. Bernard Arnault, the billionaire chief executive of the world’s biggest luxury goods company, LVMH, came in second with $106,300 million. In November, the French billionaire realized a long-held dream by clinching a $16 billion takeover of storied U.S. jeweler Tiffany’s.

Arnault briefly toppled Jeff Bezos to become the wealthiest person in the world. Now relegated back to the second richest in the world, Arnault remains the wealthiest person in Europe. Arnault is one of only 3 people ever to make it into the exclusive “centi-billionaires club,” along with Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates. Let us take a look at the richest CEOs in the world for 2020 as well as how much they’re worth.

Richest CEOs in the world for 2020

RankActorNet WorthAbout
1Jeff Bezos$129,900 millionCEO & Founder, Amazon
2Bernard Arnault$106,300 millionChairman & CEO, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton
3Warren Buffett$89,400 millionCEO, Berkshire Hathaway
4Mark Zuckerberg$79,300 millionCofounder, Chairman & CEO, Facebook
5Jim Walton$52,800 millionChairman & CEO, Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
6Ma Huateng$45,900 millionChairman & CEO, Tencent Holdings
7Jack Ma$43,900 millionFounder & CEO, Alibaba Group
8Charles Koch$42,100 millionCEO, Koch Industries
9Elon Musk$40,000 millionCEO & Chairman, Tesla
10Sheldon Adelson$39,600 millionChairman & CEO, Las Vegas Sands
11Michael Dell$32,100 millionChairman & CEO, Dell
12Giovanni Ferrero$24,600 millionChairman & CEO, Nutella, Kinder, Tic Tac
13Masayoshi Son$22,400 millionCEO, Softbank
14William Lei Ding$21,900 millionFounder & CEO, Netease
15Stephen Schwarzman$20,700 millionChairman & CEO, Blackstone Group
16Rupert Murdoch$19,600 millionChairman & CEO, News Corp
17Emmanuel Besnier$17,700 millionCEO, Lactalis
18Abigail Johnson$17,000 millionCEO, Fidelity Investments
19Gina Rinehart$15,300 millionCEO & Executive Chairman, Hancock Prospecting
20Uday Kotak$14,900 millionCEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank
21Ken Griffin$13,200 millionFounder & CEO, Citadel LLC
20Lakshmi Mittal$11,800 millionCEO of Arcelor Mittal

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Mindy Wright

Deputy Commissioning Editor
Mindy Wright is CEOWORLD magazine's Deputy Commissioning Editor, and leads global newsroom coverage and management. She oversees and coordinates coverage of the news and ideas in partnership with writers across the continent. She has reported from more than 15 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. She has advised CEOs, investors, boards, and high-profile industry leaders on a wide range of issues impacting the global business landscape. She can be reached on email You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.