World’s Top 10 Richest Billionaires 2023
In the last 10 years, Billionaires have made more money than we thought. Today I’m going to present the World’s top 10 richest billionaires alive on the planet in 2023 and their real-time net worth.
#1 Elon Musk – CEO & Chairman, Tesla
- Age: 51
- Net Worth: 25,590 crores USD (2023)
- Residence: Austin, Texas
- Co-Founder & CEO: Tesla
- Ownership Stake of Tesla: 20% ($114 Billion)
Elon Reeve Musk is the founder, CEO, CTO and Chief Designer of SpaceX along with an early investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla. He is the founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. Being the CEO of Tesla, he is the longest-tenured CEO of an automotive manufacturer globally.
As per the daily ranking by Forbes on the world’s richest people, Elon R Musk is the richest person in the world. His focus is on modernizing transportation on both Earth as well as on Space. His real-time net worth is $ 25,590 crores (2023), which gave him the title of the richest person in the world.
#2 Jeff Bezos – CEO & Founder, Amazon
- Age: 59
- Net Worth: 15,460 crores USD (2023)
- Residence: Seattle, Washington
- Founder & CEO: Amazon
- Ownership Stake of Amazon: 11% ($174 Billion)
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American entrepreneur and investor who founded the e-commerce colossus Amazon in 1994. He created the company out of his garage in Seattle and owned nearly a 12% stake. In 2019, he ended the marriage with his wife MacKenzie and transferred one-quarter of his Amazon stake to her. It means Mackenzie has a 4% stake, which makes her one of the wealthiest women in the world.
Bezos has owned the Washington Post and Blue Origin as well, the company Aerospace company is trying to develop a rocket for commercial use. Currently, His real-time net worth is $15,460 crores (2023), which gives him the title of the 2nd richest person in the World.
#3 Bernard Arnault & family – Chairman & CEO, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton
- Age: 74
- Net Worth: 17,480 crores USD (2023)
- Residence: Paris, France
- CEO & Chair: LVMH
- Ownership Stake of Christian Dior: 97.5% ($109 Billion)
Bernard Jean Etienne Arnault is a French billionaire business tycoon and art collector. As per Forbes, he supervises an empire of 70 brands, including Louis Vuitton and Sephora. In 2018, his goods group, LVMH, made record sales and profits. Delphine (His daughter) is a member of LVMH and executive vice president of Louis Vuitton.
In 2018, he got the title of the world’s 4th most influential people. At present, his net worth is $17,480 crores USD (2023), which gives him the title of 3rd richest person in the World 2023.
#4 Bill Gates – Former CEO & Co-founder, Microsoft
- Age: 68
- Net Worth: 11,010 crores USD (2023)
- Residence: Medina, Washington
- Founder: Microsoft Corp.
- Ownership Stake of Microsoft: 1.3% ($25.8 Billion)
William Henry Gates III is an American Business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and software developer. In 1975, Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Pule Allen (d. 2018). Now Bill’s stake in Microsoft has been sold and given away by him – he has 1% of shares and is funded in different kinds of stock and other assets.
As per Forbes, Gates has donated around 35.8 billion dollars to the Gates Foundation. Bill’s real-time net worth is $11,010 crores making him the world’s 4th richest billionaire person in the world.
#5 Larry Ellison– Co-founder, CTO (Chief Technology Officer), Oracle Corporation
- Age: 79
- Net Worth: 13,940 crores USD (2023)
- Residence: Lanai, Hawaii
- Co-Founder, CTO, & Chair: Oracle
- Ownership Stake of Oracle: 35.4% ($61.8 Billion)
Lawrence Joseph Ellison is an American business magnate, philanthropist, and investor. He is the co-founder, CTO (Chief Technology Officer), and the executive chairman of Oracle Corporation, which is a software giant. Oracle has developed in part through software companies’ steady acquisitions. In the year 2016, $200 million was pledged for a cancer treatment centre by Ellison to the University of Southern California.
In December 2018, Ellison joined the board of Tesla after purchasing 3 million Tesla shares earlier that year. As per Forbes, Currently, Larry Ellison is the 5th richest person in the list of the world’s Top 10 Richest Billionaires 2023 with his real-time net worth is $13,940 crores.
#6 Mark Zuckerberg – Co-founder, chairman and CEO, Facebook
- Age: 39
- Net Worth: 11,480 crores USD (2023)
- Residence: Palo Alto, California
- Co-Founder, CEO & Chair: Facebook
- Ownership Stake of Facebook: 13% ($115 Billion)
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American Richest billionaire, entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist who founded online social media known as Facebook. In 2014, Mark created this online platform at Harvard at the age of 19 for students to match names with photos of classmates. He owns 15% of the stock in Facebook.
According to Forbes, In Dec 2015, he and his wife Priscilla Chan committed to giveaway 99% of their Facebook stake over their lifetimes. In the past year, Mark also has faced so many criticisms for allowing fake news and selling out data. He is the 6th Richest person in the world and has a net worth of 11,480 crores dollars.
#7 Larry Page – Co-founder and Board member of Google.
- Age: 50
- Net Worth: 11,720 crores USD (2023)
- Residence: Palo Alto, California
- Co-Founder & Board Member: Alphabet
- Ownership Stake of Alphabet: 6% ($89.7 Billion)
Lawrence Edward Page is an entrepreneur and computer Scientist who is not just known as a parent of Goggle but also co-founder of Alphabet and Page Rank. He co-founded Google and invented the Google Page Rank algorithm along with his fellow Sandford Student Sergey Brin, who was pursuing a Ph.D.,
He is an investor in “Flying Car” start-ups Kitty Hawk and Opener, as per Forbes. Currently, he is CEO of Alphabet. inc and has a net worth of 116.6 Billion dollars, making him the 7th wealthiest person in the world.
#8 Sergey Brin – Co-founder & Board Member, Google
- Age: 50
- Net Worth: 11,250 crores USD
- Residence: Los Altos, California
- Co-Founder & Board Member: Alphabet
- Ownership Stake of Alphabet: 5% ($86.2 Billion)
Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is an American computer scientist as well as an Internet Entrepreneur. He was the president of Alphabet Inc, Google’s parent company till December 2019.
While studying for advanced degrees in computer science at Stanford University, in 1998, he alongside Larry Page, co-founded Google. Brin’s time was spent on Alphabet’s moonshot research lab X. He is also reportedly funding a high-tech airship project. Sergey Brin has a net worth of 11,250 crores dollars and it makes him the 8th richest billionaire in the world.
#9 Warren Buffett – CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
- Age: 93
- Net Worth: 11,620 crores USD
- Residence: Omaha, Nebraska
- CEO: Berkshire Hathaway
- Ownership Stake of Berkshire Hathaway: 38.001% ($98.503 Billion total)
Warren Edward Buffett is an American business tycoon, investor, and philanthropist. He is also known as the “Oracle of Omaha”. Berkshire Hathaway is run by Buffett, who has over 60 companies, including battery maker Duracell and restaurant chain Dairy Queen and insurer Geico. As per Forbes, At his age of 11, he bought the first stock and filed tax at the age of 13.
The buffet is going to give away over 99% of his fortune. He has donated 3.6 billion dollars to the Gates foundation. In 2018, he held the title of the world’s 16th influential person. At the current time, his net worth is 100.9 Billion dollars, which makes him the 9th richest billionaire.
#10 Mukesh Ambani – Founder & Chairman, Reliance Industries
- Age: 66
- Net Worth: 9,570 crores USD (2023)
- Residence: Mumbai, India
- Chair and Managing Director: Reliance Industries
- Ownership Stake of Reliance: 42% ($73.79 Billion)
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian Billionaire business tycoon, and the chairman, managing director, along with being the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd. He is the richest person in Asia with a net worth of $ 9,570 crores (2023).
Ambani runs Reliance Industries, which has interests in oil and gas, petrochemicals, telecom and retail.
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