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The World’s Richest People (Top Billionaires, 2021)

Elon Musk

With a net worth of more than $202 billion as of June 24, 2021, Amazon’s founder and billionaire magnate Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, followed by Tesla co-founder and Chief Engineer, Elon Musk. The businessman has a total net worth of approximately $162 billion.

LVMH’s Chairman and CEO, Bernard Arnault, is the 3rd-richest person in the world, with approximately $173 billion in current real-time total net worth. The Microsoft tech tycoon Bill Gates ranked 4th with a personal wealth of $145 billion, followed by Mark Zuckerberg with $127 billion.

To find our list of billionaires, we based our study on real-time ranking obtained from Bloomberg, The Richest, Money Inc, Cheat Sheet, GOBankingRates, Celebritynetworth, Wealthygorilla, Forbes, and more, collecting a list of 501 billionaires in total. The score ranks each billionaire from highest to lowest net worth revealing who is the richest person in the world. The list includes self-made billionaires, heirs of family fortunes, to business tycoons who have made a lasting impact on the population. Their power and influence extend beyond those in the industry, so much so that even those with no interest in business want to know how to get to the top of the chain.

The World's Billionaires - Richest People On Earth, 2021

RANKNAMETOTAL NET WORTHINDUSTRYCOUNTRYREGION
1Jeff Bezos$202 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
2Elon Musk$180 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
3Bernard Arnault$173 billionConsumerFranceEurope
4Bill Gates$145 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
5Mark Zuckerberg$127 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
6Larry Page$112 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
7Sergey Brin$108 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
8Warren Buffett$104 billionDiversifiedUnited StatesNorth America
9Steve Ballmer$95.6 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
10Larry Ellison$91.7 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
11Francoise Bettencourt Meyers$90.2 billionConsumerFranceEurope
12Mukesh Ambani$83.8 billionEnergyIndiaAsia
13Amancio Ortega$77.6 billionRetailSpainEurope
14Zhong Shanshan$68.4 billionDiversifiedChinaAsia
15Gautam Adani$66.3 billionIndustrialIndiaAsia
16Charles Koch$63.3 billionIndustrialUnited StatesNorth America
17Julia Flesher Koch & family$63.3 billionIndustrialUnited StatesNorth America
18MacKenzie Scott$61.9 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
19Jim Walton$61.3 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
20Rob Walton$60.9 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
21Alice Walton$59.5 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
22Michael Bloomberg$59 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
23Ma Huateng$58.4 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
24Carlos Slim$56.9 billionDiversifiedMexicoNorth America
25Francois Pinault$56.4 billionConsumerFranceEurope
26Phil Knight & family$52.2 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
27Michael Dell$51.1 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
28Jack Ma$49.1 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
29Alain Wertheimer$46.8 billionConsumerFranceEurope
30Gerard Wertheimer$46.8 billionConsumerFranceEurope
31Jacqueline Badger Mars$46.1 billionFood BeverageUnited StatesNorth America
32John Mars$46.1 billionFood BeverageUnited StatesNorth America
33Zhang Yiming$44.5 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
34Colin Huang$42.9 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
35Zeng Yuqun$41.6 billionIndustrialHong KongAsia
36Tadashi Yanai$38.2 billionRetailJapanAsia
37Klaus-Michael Kuehne$38.0 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
38Len Blavatnik$37.9 billionDiversifiedUnited StatesNorth America
39Li Ka-shing$35.3 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
40Giovanni Ferrero & family$35.3 billionFood BeverageItalyEurope
41Dan Gilbert$34.6 billionReal EstateUnited StatesNorth America
42William Ding$33.8 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
43Vladimir Potanin$33.3 billionCommoditiesRussiaEurope
44Yang Huiyan$32.7 billionReal EstateChinaAsia
45Miriam Adelson$32.6 billionEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America
46Azim Premji$32.5 billionTechnologyIndiaAsia
47Leonard Lauder$31.4 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
48Stephen Schwarzman$30.3 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
49Leonid Mikhelson$29.9 billionEnergyRussiaEurope
50He Xiangjian$29.8 billionConsumerChinaAsia
51Takemitsu Takizaki$29.6 billionTechnologyJapanAsia
52Pallonji Mistry$29.1 billionIndustrialIrelandEurope
53Leonardo Del Vecchio$28.9 billionConsumerItalyEurope
54Masayoshi Son$28.7 billionTechnologyJapanAsia
55Vladimir Lisin$28.5 billionIndustrialRussiaEurope
56Alexey Mordashov$28.0 billionIndustrialRussiaEurope
57Gina Rinehart$27.9 billionCommoditiesAustraliaOceania
58Abigail Johnson$27.8 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
59Henry Cheng$27.4 billionRetailHong KongAsia
60Dieter Schwarz$27.3 billionRetailGermanyEurope
61Pang Kang$27.1 billionFood BeverageChinaAsia
62Li Shu Fu$26.8 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
63Lei Jun$26.2 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
64Susanne Klatten$26.1 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
65Li Xiting$25.8 billionHealth CareSingaporeAsia
66Jorge Paulo Lemann$25.6 billionFood BeverageBrazilSouth America
67Lee Shau Kee$25.3 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
68James Simons$25.3 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
69Eric Schmidt$25.2 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
70Zhang Zhidong$25.1 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
71James Dyson$25.0 billionConsumerUnited KingdomEurope
72Shiv Nadar$24.8 billionTechnologyIndiaAsia
73Qin Yinglin$24.3 billionFood BeverageChinaAsia
74Chen Bang$23.7 billionHealth CareChinaAsia
75Stefan Persson$23.3 billionRetailSwedenEurope
76Ken Griffin$23.0 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
77Stefan Quandt$22.7 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
78Wang Xing$22.5 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
79Andrew Forrest$22.3 billionCommoditiesAustraliaOceania
80Jim Ratcliffe$22.3 billionIndustrialUnited KingdomEurope
81Vagit Alekperov$22.1 billionEnergyRussiaEurope
82Jiang Rensheng$22.0 billionHealth CareChinaAsia
83Laurene Powell Jobs$21.9 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
84Carl Icahn$21.9 billionDiversifiedUnited StatesNorth America
85Elaine Marshall$21.8 billionIndustrialUnited StatesNorth America
86Iris Fontbona & family$21.5 billionCommoditiesChileSouth America
87Xu Hang$21.4 billionHealth CareHong KongAsia
88Lukas Walton$21.1 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
89Peter Woo$21.0 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
90Thomas Peterffy$20.9 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
91Goh Cheng Liang$20.7 billionIndustrialSingaporeAsia
92Robert Kuok$20.6 billionDiversifiedMalaysiaAsia
93Ernesto Bertarelli & family$20.6 billionDiversifiedSwitzerlandEurope
94Alisher Usmanov$20.4 billionDiversifiedRussiaEurope
95Dustin Moskovitz$20.3 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
96Wang Chuan-Fu$20.2 billionConsumerChinaAsia
97Gennady Timchenko$20.2 billionDiversifiedRussiaNorth America
98Wang Wei$20.0 billionServicesChinaAsia
99Donald Newhouse$19.9 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
100Ernie Garcia$19.9 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
101Lakshmi Mittal$19.8 billionCommoditiesIndiaAsia
102Alwaleed Bin Talal$19.2 billionDiversifiedSaudi ArabiaAsia
103John Menard$19.2 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
104Thomas Frist$19.1 billionHealth CareUnited StatesNorth America
105Thomas Struengmann$18.7 billionHealth CareGermanyEurope
106Andreas Struengmann$18.6 billionHealth CareGermanyEurope
107Roman Abramovich$18.6 billionDiversifiedRussiaEurope
108Lui Che-Woo$18.5 billionEntertainmentHong KongAsia
109Eduardo Saverin$18.4 billionTechnologyBrazilSouth America
110Sara Mota de Larrea & family$18.3 billionCommoditiesMexicoNorth America
111Eric Yuan$18.3 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
112Zhong Huijuan$18.0 billionHealth CareChinaAsia
113Lee Man Tat$18.0 billionFood BeverageHong KongAsia
114Jensen Huang$17.8 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
115Huang Shilin$17.8 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
116Hui Ka Yan$17.7 billionReal EstateChinaAsia
117Viktor Vekselberg$17.6 billionIndustrialRussiaEurope
118Radhakishan Damani$17.6 billionRetailIndiaAsia
119Gustaf Douglas & family$17.5 billionDiversifiedSwedenEurope
120Aliko Dangote$17.4 billionIndustrialNigeriaAfrica
121Andrey Melnichenko$17.4 billionIndustrialRussiaEurope
122Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken$17.3 billionFood BeverageNetherlandsEurope
123Ray Dalio$17.0 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
124Dietrich Mateschitz$16.8 billionFood BeverageAustriaEurope
125Sun Piaoyang$16.8 billionHealth CareChinaAsia
126Richard Liu$16.5 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
127Ned Johnson III$16.4 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
128Scott Farquhar$16.4 billionTechnologyAustraliaOceania
129Mike Cannon-Brookes$16.4 billionTechnologyAustraliaOceania
130Ma Jianrong$16.3 billionConsumerChinaAsia
131Vicky Safra$16.2 billionFinanceGreeceEurope
132Hasso Plattner$16.1 billionTechnologyGermanyEurope
133Donald Bren$15.9 billionReal EstateUnited StatesNorth America
134Philip Anschutz$15.8 billionDiversifiedUnited StatesNorth America
135Ricardo Salinas$15.5 billionDiversifiedMexicoNorth America
136Forrest Li$15.5 billionTechnologySingaporeAsia
137Budi Hartono$15.4 billionDiversifiedIndonesiaAsia
138Wu Yajun$15.4 billionReal EstateChinaAsia
139Reinhold Wuerth$15.4 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
140Wei Jianjun$15.4 billionConsumerChinaAsia
141Jorge Moll & family$15.1 billionHealth CareBrazilSouth America
142Zhou Qunfei$15.0 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
143Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi$14.9 billionFood BeverageThailandAsia
144Dave Duffield$14.9 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
145Brian Kim$14.8 billionTechnologySouth KoreaAsia
146David Tepper$14.5 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
147Uday Kotak$14.5 billionFinanceIndiaAsia
148Michael Hartono$14.4 billionDiversifiedIndonesiaAsia
149Karl Albrecht Jr$14.4 billionRetailGermanyEurope
150Beate Heister$14.4 billionRetailGermanyEurope
151Ding Shizhong$14.2 billionConsumerChinaAsia
152Jim Goodnight$14.2 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
153Mikhail Fridman$14.1 billionDiversifiedRussiaEurope
154Cyrus Poonawalla$14.0 billionHealth CareIndiaAsia
155Ding Shijia$13.8 billionConsumerChinaAsia
156Wu Shaoxun$13.8 billionFood BeverageChinaAsia
157Robin Li$13.7 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
158Mikhail Prokhorov$13.6 billionDiversifiedRussiaEurope
159Jack Dorsey$13.6 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
160Pierre Omidyar$13.5 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
161Bobby Murphy$13.5 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
162Cen Junda$13.4 billionHealth CareChinaAsia
163Patrick Drahi$13.4 billionMedia TelecomFranceEurope
164Jim Davis$13.4 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
165Robert Pera$13.3 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
166Charles Ergen$13.3 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
167Qian Dongqi$13.1 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
168Jan Koum$13.1 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
169Joseph Tsai$13.0 billionTechnologyCanadaNorth America
170Jay Chaudhry$12.9 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
171Melker Schorling$12.9 billionDiversifiedSwedenEurope
172Alejandro Santo Domingo & family$12.9 billionFood BeverageColombiaAsia
173Hugh Grosvenor$12.9 billionReal EstateUnited KingdomEurope
174Victor Rashnikov$12.9 billionIndustrialRussiaEurope
175Brian Chesky$12.9 billionServicesUnited StatesNorth America
176Wang Wenyin$12.8 billionCommoditiesChinaAsia
177Sherry Brydson$12.8 billionMedia TelecomCanadaNorth America
178Raymond Kwok$12.7 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
179Tobi Lutke$12.7 billionTechnologyCanadaNorth America
180Evan Spiegel$12.6 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
181Charles Schwa billion$12.5 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
182Paolo Rocca & family$12.5 billionCommoditiesItalyEurope
183Heinrich Deichmann & family$12.4 billionRetailGermanyEurope
184Su Hua$12.4 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
185Qi Shi$12.3 billionFinanceChinaAsia
186Carl Cook$12.2 billionHealth CareUnited StatesNorth America
187Patrick Soon-Shiong$12.2 billionHealth CareUnited StatesNorth America
188Zhao Yan$12.2 billionHealth CareChinaAsia
189Lee Jae-Yong & family$12.2 billionDiversifiedSouth KoreaAsia
190Thomas Kwok$12.2 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
191Marcel Telles$12.2 billionFood BeverageBrazilSouth America
192Frank Wang$11.9 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
193Gong Hongjia$11.8 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
194Dang Yanbao$11.8 billionEnergyChinaAsia
195Fan Hongwei$11.8 billionEnergyChinaAsia
196Zhang Bo$11.5 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
197Micky Arison$11.5 billionEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America
198Marijke Mars$11.5 billionFood BeverageUnited StatesNorth America
199Victoria Mars$11.5 billionFood BeverageUnited StatesNorth America
200Pamela Mars-Wright$11.5 billionFood BeverageUnited StatesNorth America
201Valerie Mars$11.5 billionFood BeverageUnited StatesNorth America
202Harold Hamm$11.4 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
203Georg Schaeffler$11.4 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
204Savitri Jindal$11.4 billionCommoditiesIndiaAsia
205Gordon Moore$11.4 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
206Patrick Collison$11.4 billionTechnologyIrelandEurope
207John Collison$11.4 billionTechnologyIrelandEurope
208Li Zhenguo$11.3 billionEnergyChinaAsia
209Eyal Ofer$11.3 billionServicesIsraelAsia
210Chen Zhiping$11.3 billionConsumerChinaAsia
211Dilip Shanghvi$11.3 billionHealth CareIndiaAsia
212Harry Triguboff$11.3 billionReal EstateAustraliaOceania
213David Geffen$11.2 billionEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America
214Leon Black$11.2 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
215Pei Zhenhua$11.0 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
216Seo Jung-Jin$11.0 billionHealth CareSouth KoreaAsia
217Mat Ishbia$10.9 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
218Suleiman Kerimov$10.9 billionCommoditiesRussiaEurope
219Dmitry Rybolovlev$10.9 billionDiversifiedRussiaEurope
220David Sun$10.9 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
221John Tu$10.9 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
222Carlos Sicupira$10.9 billionFood BeverageBrazilSouth America
223Stefano Pessina$10.8 billionRetailMonacoEurope
224Steve Cohen$10.8 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
225Michael Otto$10.8 billionRetailGermanyEurope
226Anders Holch Povlsen & family$10.8 billionRetailDenmarkEurope
227Graeme Hart$10.8 billionFinanceNew ZealandOceania
228Reinhold Schmieding$10.7 billionHealth CareUnited StatesNorth America
229Emmanuel Besnier$10.7 billionFood BeverageFranceEurope
230Nathan Blecharczyk$10.6 billionServicesUnited StatesNorth America
231Joe Gebbia$10.6 billionServicesUnited StatesNorth America
232Li Ge$10.6 billionHealth CareUnited StatesNorth America
233Leng You-Bin$10.6 billionConsumerChinaAsia
234Michael Kadoorie$10.5 billionEnergyHong KongAsia
235Liu Jincheng$10.4 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
236Stan Druckenmiller$10.4 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
237Kumar Birla$10.4 billionIndustrialIndiaAsia
238George Roberts$10.4 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
239Michael Platt$10.4 billionFinanceUnited KingdomEurope
240Dietmar Hopp$10.3 billionTechnologyGermanyEurope
241Blair Parry-Okeden$10.1 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
242Jim Kennedy$10.1 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
243Henry Kravis$10.1 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
244John Fredriksen$10.1 billionIndustrialCyprusEurope
245Liu Yongxing$10.0 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
246Lin Jianhua$10.0 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
247Antonia Axson Johnson$9.97 billionIndustrialSwedenEurope
248Johann Rupert & family$9.96 billionDiversifiedSouth AfricaAfrica
249Gianluigi Aponte$9.95 billionServicesSwitzerlandEurope
250Les Wexner$9.90 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
251Cheng Yixiao$9.83 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
252Liu Yonghao$9.82 billionDiversifiedChinaAsia
253Rinat Akhmetov$9.81 billionIndustrialUkraineEurope
254Lv Xiang-yang$9.80 billionConsumerChinaAsia
255Ugur Sahin$9.80 billionHealth CareGermanyEurope
256Tito Beveridge$9.75 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
257Jude Reyes$9.73 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
258Chris Reyes$9.73 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
259Stan Kroenke$9.72 billionReal EstateUnited StatesNorth America
260Hansjoerg Wyss$9.71 billionHealth CareSwitzerlandEurope
261Marc Benioff$9.69 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
262Yao Liangsong$9.65 billionRetailChinaAsia
263Christy Walton$9.64 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
264German Khan$9.60 billionDiversifiedRussiaEurope
265Lin Bin$9.56 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
266Giorgio Armani$9.55 billionConsumerItalyEurope
267Luis Sarmiento$9.45 billionFinanceColombiaAsia
268Anthony Pratt$9.45 billionIndustrialAustraliaOceania
269Sarath Ratanavadi$9.44 billionEnergyThailandAsia
270Andy Beal$9.39 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
271Alberto Bailleres$9.39 billionCommoditiesMexicoNorth America
272August von Finck$9.39 billionDiversifiedGermanyEurope
273Tim Sweeney$9.35 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
274Tatyana Bakalchuk$9.32 billionTechnologyRussiaEurope
275Pham Nhat Vuong$9.31 billionReal EstateVietnamAsia
276John Malone$9.30 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
277Niels Louis-Hansen$9.28 billionHealth CareDenmarkEurope
278Wee Cho Yaw$9.24 billionFinanceSingaporeAsia
279George Lucas$9.18 billionEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America
280Jian Jun$9.13 billionConsumerChinaAsia
281Stephen Ross$9.12 billionReal EstateUnited StatesNorth America
282Johann Graf$9.10 billionEntertainmentAustriaEurope
283Cai Kui$9.08 billionReal EstateChinaAsia
284Wang Jianlin$9.05 billionReal EstateChinaAsia
285Gang Ye$9.03 billionTechnologySingaporeAsia
286Nusli Wadia$9.02 billionDiversifiedIndiaAsia
287Silvio Berlusconi$8.99 billionMedia TelecomItalyEurope
288Carl Bennet$8.98 billionFinanceSwedenEurope
289Alexander Abramov$8.97 billionIndustrialRussiaEurope
290Rocco Commisso$8.95 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
291Rupert Murdoch$8.94 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
292Benu Bangur$8.93 billionCommoditiesIndiaAsia
293Laurent Dassault$8.91 billionDiversifiedFranceEurope
294Marie-Helene Habert-Dassault$8.91 billionDiversifiedFranceEurope
295Thierry Dassault$8.91 billionDiversifiedFranceEurope
296Cheng Xue$8.90 billionFood BeverageChinaAsia
297Wang Laisheng$8.89 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
298Dennis Washington$8.89 billionIndustrialUnited StatesNorth America
299Sunil Mittal$8.88 billionMedia TelecomIndiaAsia
300Ernest Garcia III$8.86 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
301Shigenobu Nagamori$8.85 billionIndustrialJapanAsia
302John Albert Sobrato$8.84 billionReal EstateUnited StatesNorth America
303Gabe Newell$8.80 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
304Iskandar Makhmudov$8.80 billionCommoditiesRussiaEurope
305Li Shuirong$8.78 billionEnergyChinaAsia
306Jerry Jones$8.75 billionEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America
307Alexander Otto$8.71 billionReal EstateGermanyEurope
308Anthony von Mandl$8.70 billionConsumerCanadaNorth America
309Brian Armstrong$8.70 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
310Magdalena Martullo$8.66 billionIndustrialSwitzerlandEurope
311Leonid Fedun$8.65 billionEnergyRussiaEurope
312Robert Smith$8.65 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
313Theo Albrecht Jr$8.64 billionRetailGermanyEurope
314Ned Johnson IV$8.62 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
315Elizabeth Johnson$8.61 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
316Yu Renrong$8.61 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
317Juan Beckmann Vidal & family$8.59 billionFood BeverageMexicoNorth America
318Shu Ping$8.59 billionFood BeverageSingaporeAsia
319Leaf Hua Li$8.56 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
320James Pattison$8.56 billionMedia TelecomCanadaNorth America
321Sandra Ortega Mera$8.53 billionRetailSpainEurope
322Zhang Yong$8.47 billionFood BeverageSingaporeAsia
323Anthony Bamford & family$8.45 billionIndustrialUnited KingdomEurope
324Laurence Graff$8.45 billionConsumerUnited KingdomEurope
325German Larrea$8.44 billionCommoditiesMexicoNorth America
326Rahel Blocher$8.38 billionIndustrialSwitzerlandEurope
327Martin Viessmann & family$8.37 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
328Izzy Englander$8.31 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
329Richard Kinder$8.29 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
330Ludwig Merckle$8.27 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
331Xu Shihui$8.27 billionFood BeverageChinaAsia
332Robert Rowling$8.24 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
333Jorn Rausing$8.23 billionServicesSwedenEurope
334Wang Laichun$8.22 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
335Hui Wing Mau$8.21 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
336Shahid Khan$8.15 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
337Bob Rich$8.15 billionFood BeverageUnited StatesNorth America
338Ruan Liping$8.07 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
339Liz Mohn$8.05 billionMedia TelecomGermanyEurope
340Ruan Xueping$8.04 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
341Joseph Lau$8.01 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
342Tammy Gustavson$8.01 billionServicesUnited StatesNorth America
343Andy Bechtolsheim$7.95 billionTechnologyGermanyEurope
344Taylor Thomson$7.94 billionMedia TelecomCanadaNorth America
345Anthony Wood$7.93 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
346David Thomson$7.91 billionMedia TelecomCanadaNorth America
347Peter Thomson$7.91 billionMedia TelecomCanadaNorth America
348Sun Hongbin$7.91 billionReal EstateUnited StatesNorth America
349Nicky Oppenheimer$7.88 billionDiversifiedSouth AfricaAfrica
350John Grayken$7.87 billionFinanceIrelandEurope
351Willi Liebherr$7.83 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
352Isolde Liebherr$7.83 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
353Ralph Lauren$7.81 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
354Chu Mang Yee$7.79 billionReal EstateChinaAsia
355Kei Hoi Pang$7.79 billionReal EstateChinaAsia
356Ronda Stryker$7.78 billionHealth CareUnited StatesNorth America
357Geoffrey Kwok$7.78 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
358Frank Lowy$7.78 billionReal EstateAustraliaOceania
359Wang Yusuo$7.77 billionEnergyChinaAsia
360Jeffery Hildebrand$7.75 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
361Kim Jung-Ju$7.73 billionTechnologySouth KoreaAsia
362Takahisa Takahara$7.72 billionConsumerJapanAsia
363Steven Spielberg$7.70 billionEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America
364Daniel Dines$7.66 billionTechnologyRomaniaEurope
365Frederik Paulsen$7.61 billionHealth CareSwedenEurope
366George Soros$7.60 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
367Charles Cadogan$7.57 billionReal EstateUnited KingdomEurope
368Mohammed Al Amoudi$7.54 billionEnergySaudi ArabiaAsia
369Ray Hunt$7.53 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
370Axel Oberwelland$7.52 billionFood BeverageGermanyEurope
371Chase Coleman$7.49 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
372Fredrik Lundberg$7.42 billionReal EstateSwedenEurope
373Bin Li$7.41 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
374Vincent Bollore$7.31 billionDiversifiedFranceEurope
375Lu Zhongfang$7.28 billionServicesChinaAsia
376He Xiaopeng$7.25 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
377Alexey Kuzmichev$7.25 billionDiversifiedRussiaEurope
378Richard Branson$7.20 billionDiversifiedUnited KingdomEurope
379Li Ping$7.19 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
380Tom Gores$7.19 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
381Hong Ra-hee$7.19 billionDiversifiedSouth KoreaAsia
382Yu Yong$7.18 billionFinanceChinaAsia
383Terry Pegula$7.18 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
384Peter Thiel$7.17 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
385Teh Hong Piow$7.17 billionFinanceMalaysiaAsia
386Denis Sverdlov$7.15 billionTechnologyRussiaEurope
387K P Singh$7.15 billionReal EstateIndiaAsia
388Chris Hohn$7.14 billionFinanceUnited KingdomEurope
389Shari Arison$7.14 billionDiversifiedIsraelAsia
390Chen Jianhua$7.13 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
391Denise Coates$7.11 billionEntertainmentUnited KingdomEurope
392David Shaw$7.10 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
393John Sall$7.09 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
394Samuel Yin$7.07 billionDiversifiedTaiwanAsia
395Antti Herlin$7.05 billionIndustrialFinlandEurope
396Tan Kim Choo$7.04 billionReal EstateSingaporeAsia
397Andrey Guryev$7.03 billionIndustrialRussiaEurope
398Stef Wertheimer$7.03 billionDiversifiedIsraelAsia
399Andre Hoffmann$6.99 billionHealth CareSwitzerlandEurope
400Randa Williams$6.99 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
401Liu Hanyuan$6.98 billionIndustrialChinaAsia
402Jiang Bin$6.98 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
403Dannine Avara$6.98 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
404Scott Duncan$6.98 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
405Bom Kim$6.98 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
406Milane Frantz$6.96 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
407Nassef Sawiris$6.91 billionIndustrialEgyptAfrica
408Kenneth Dart$6.91 billionFinanceCayman IslandsNorth America
409Hiroshi Mikitani$6.91 billionRetailJapanAsia
410Rahul Bajaj$6.91 billionDiversifiedIndiaAsia
411Andrew Currie$6.86 billionIndustrialUnited KingdomEurope
412Josh Harris$6.85 billionFinanceUnited StatesNorth America
413Nancy Laurie$6.84 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
414John Reece$6.82 billionIndustrialUnited KingdomEurope
415Jean-Pierre Cayard$6.81 billionFood BeverageFranceEurope
416Lynn Schusterman$6.75 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
417Pankaj Patel$6.74 billionHealth CareIndiaAsia
418Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer$6.72 billionCommoditiesUnited StatesNorth America
419Pauline Keinath$6.72 billionCommoditiesUnited StatesNorth America
420Katharine Rayner$6.70 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
421Margaretta Taylor$6.69 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
422James Cox Chambers$6.69 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
423Natie Kirsh$6.67 billionFood BeverageSouth AfricaAfrica
424Edward Roski$6.67 billionReal EstateUnited StatesNorth America
425Ronald McAulay$6.66 billionEnergyHong KongAsia
426Alain Merieux$6.63 billionHealth CareFranceEurope
427Vera Michalski-Hoffmann$6.63 billionHealth CareSwitzerlandEurope
428Maja Hoffmann$6.63 billionHealth CareSwitzerlandEurope
429J K Irving$6.59 billionCommoditiesCanadaNorth America
430Miuccia Prada$6.58 billionConsumerItalyEurope
431Jean-Michel Besnier$6.58 billionFood BeverageFranceEurope
432Simon Reuben$6.58 billionDiversifiedUnited KingdomEurope
433David Reuben$6.58 billionDiversifiedUnited KingdomEurope
434Patrizio Bertelli$6.56 billionConsumerItalyEurope
435Stephane Bancel$6.56 billionHealth CareFranceEurope
436Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen$6.52 billionConsumerDenmarkEurope
437Wong Man Li$6.51 billionRetailHong KongAsia
438Horst Pudwill$6.50 billionConsumerHong KongAsia
439Marcos Galperin$6.48 billionTechnologyArgentinaSouth America
440Jane Lauder$6.48 billionConsumerUnited StatesNorth America
441Joe Lewis$6.48 billionDiversifiedUnited KingdomEurope
442Cao Renxian$6.46 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
443George Kaiser$6.45 billionEnergyUnited StatesNorth America
444Chung Mong-Koo$6.45 billionIndustrialSouth KoreaAsia
445Ashwin Dani & family$6.40 billionIndustrialIndiaAsia
446Finn Rausing$6.40 billionServicesSwedenEurope
447Kirsten Rausing$6.40 billionServicesSwedenEurope
448Udo Tschira$6.40 billionTechnologyGermanyEurope
449Harald Tschira$6.40 billionTechnologyGermanyEurope
450Eric Smidt$6.38 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
451Lai Meisong$6.33 billionServicesChinaAsia
452Mahendra Choksi & family$6.31 billionIndustrialIndiaAsia
453Chip Wilson$6.30 billionRetailCanadaNorth America
454Sofie Kirk Kristiansen$6.30 billionConsumerDenmarkEurope
455Agnete Kirk Thinggaard$6.30 billionConsumerDenmarkEurope
456Thomas Kirk Kristiansen$6.30 billionConsumerDenmarkEurope
457Charles Butt & family$6.28 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
458Manuel Villar$6.28 billionDiversifiedPhilippinesAsia
459Petr Aven$6.27 billionDiversifiedRussiaEurope
460Pan Dong$6.27 billionConsumerCanadaNorth America
461Tom Morris$6.26 billionRetailUnited KingdomEurope
462Wang Wenjing$6.26 billionTechnologyChinaAsia
463Philip Ng$6.24 billionReal EstateSingaporeAsia
464Linda Campbell$6.23 billionMedia TelecomCanadaNorth America
465Gaye Farncombe$6.23 billionMedia TelecomCanadaNorth America
466Bertil Hult$6.21 billionDiversifiedSwedenEurope
467Michael Herz & family$6.21 billionConsumerGermanyEurope
468Wolfgang Herz & family$6.19 billionConsumerGermanyEurope
469Dan Cathy$6.19 billionFood BeverageUnited StatesNorth America
470Bubba Cathy$6.19 billionFood BeverageUnited StatesNorth America
471Peter-Alexander Wacker & family$6.19 billionIndustrialGermanyEurope
472Robert Ng$6.17 billionReal EstateSingaporeAsia
473Pedro Moreira Salles$6.15 billionFinanceBrazilSouth America
474Yasumitsu Shigeta$6.14 billionMedia TelecomJapanAsia
475Abhay Vakil & family$6.13 billionIndustrialIndiaAsia
476Lee Yin Yee$6.13 billionIndustrialHong KongAsia
477Sri Prakash Lohia$6.13 billionIndustrialIndonesiaAsia
478Vivien Chen$6.13 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
479Barry Diller$6.12 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
480Leonard Stern$6.11 billionReal EstateUnited StatesNorth America
481Olav Thon$6.11 billionReal EstateNorwayEurope
482Tsai Eng-Meng$6.10 billionFood BeverageTaiwanAsia
483Majid Al Futtaim$6.08 billionReal EstateUnited Arab EmiratesAsia
484Terry Gou$6.08 billionIndustrialTaiwanAsia
485Frits Goldschmeding$6.07 billionRetailNetherlandsEurope
486Henry Samueli$6.06 billionTechnologyUnited StatesNorth America
487Arthur Irving$6.06 billionEnergyCanadaNorth America
488Pat Stryker$6.05 billionHealth CareUnited StatesNorth America
489Andreas Halvorsen$6.03 billionFinanceNorwayEurope
490Barry Lam$6.02 billionTechnologyTaiwanAsia
491Zhang Lei$5.99 billionFinanceChinaAsia
492Robert Kraft$5.99 billionEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America
493Isaac Perlmutter$5.97 billionEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America
494Bidzina Ivanishvili$5.92 billionDiversifiedGeorgiaAsia
495Charles Dolan & family$5.92 billionMedia TelecomUnited StatesNorth America
496Mark Shoen$5.92 billionServicesUnited StatesNorth America
497Vladimir Kim$5.91 billionCommoditiesKazakhstanAsia
498Wang Ning$5.91 billionConsumerChinaAsia
499Ivan Glasenberg$5.90 billionCommoditiesAustraliaOceania
500Ann Kroenke$5.85 billionRetailUnited StatesNorth America
501Francis Choi$5.84 billionReal EstateHong KongAsia
Sophie Ireland
SVP for News and Editorial Director. As CEOWORLD magazine's senior vice president for news and editorial director, Sophie Ireland oversees CEOWORLD magazine's journalism and journalists around the world and across platforms. She leads an award-winning team of journalists and newsroom executives who are committed to excellence, innovation and the highest quality reporting and storytelling. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or connect on LinkedIn. Email her at sophie@ceoworld.biz.