Top 20 Richest People In The World in October 2021 (Forbes List)

There are reportedly 2755 billionaires on the planet as of 2021, with a combined net worth of $13.1 trillion. Here are the top 20 richest people in the world in October 2021 according to Forbes' Real-time World's Billionaires List.

(20). Michael Bloomberg


★ Full name — Michael "Mike" Rubens Bloomberg
★ Date of birth — February 14, 1942
★ Age — 79 years
★ Source of wealth — Bloomberg LP
★ Occupation — Businessman, Politician, Philanthropist, Author & Stock Trader
★ Nationality — United States 
★ Education — Harvard Business School (MBA), Johns Hopkins University (BS).
★ Net worth — $59.0 billion

(19). Zhong Shanshan


★ Full name — Zhong Shanshan
★ Date of birth — December 1954
★ Age — 66 years
★ Source of wealth — Beverages, Pharmaceuticals
★ Occupation — Businessman
★ Nationality — China
★ Education — Primary school dropout
★ Net worth — $63.9 billion

(18). Rob Walton

★ Full name — Samuel Robson "Rob" Walton
★ Date of birth — October 28,1944
★ Age — 76 years
★ Source of wealth — Walmart Inc.
★ Occupation — Businessman
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — University of Arkansas, Columbia Law School
★ Net worth — $64.2 billion

(17). Alice Walton

★ Full name — Alice Louise Walton
★ Date of birth — October 7, 1949
★ Age — 72 years
★ Source of wealth — Walmart Inc.
★ Occupation — Businesswoman
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — Trinity University
★ Net worth — $64.4 billion

(16). Jim Walton

★ Full name — James Carr Walton
★ Date of birth — June 7, 1948
★ Age — 73 years
★ Source of wealth — Walmart Inc.
★ Occupation — Businessman & Stock Trader
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — The University of Arkansas (BS)
★ Net worth — $65.4 billion

(15). Gautam Adani & Family


★ Full name — Gautam Shantilal Adani
★ Date of birth — June 24, 1962
★ Age — 59 years
★ Source of wealth — Infrastructure, Commodities
★ Occupation — Industrialist & Philanthropist
★ Nationality — India
★ Education —College dropout
★ Net worth — $72.2 billion

(14). Carlos Slim & Family

★ Full name — Carlos Slim Helú
★ Date of birth —  January 28, 1940
★ Age — 81 years
★ Source of wealth — Telecom
★ Occupation — Businessman, Philanthropist & Investor
★ Nationality — Mexico
★ Education — Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (B.A.S.)
★ Net worth — $75.8 billion

(13). Amancio Ortega

★ Full name — Amancio Ortega Gaona
★ Date of birth — March 28, 1936
★ Age — 85 years
★ Source of wealth — Zara
★ Occupation — Businessman
★ Nationality — Spain
★ Education — No formal education
★ Net worth — $81.5 billion

(12). Francoise Bettencourt & Family

★ Full name — Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
★ Date of birth — July 10, 1953
★ Age — 68
★ Source of wealth — L'Oreal
★ Occupation — Billionaire Heiress & Businesswoman
★ Nationality — France
★ Education — Catholic school
★ Net worth — $81.6 billion

(11). Steve Ballmer

★ Full name — Steven Anthony Ballmer
★ Date of birth — March 24, 1956
★ Age — 65 years
★ Source of wealth — Microsoft
★ Occupation — Investor & Businessman
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — Harvard University (BAS.)
★ Net worth — $95.2 billion

(10). Mukesh Ambani

★ Full name — Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
★ Date of birth — April 19, 1957
★ Age — 64 years
★ Source of wealth — Diversified
★ Occupation — Businessman
★ Nationality — India
★ Education — University of Mumbai (BS), Stanford University (Dropout)
★ Net worth — $100.7 billion

(9). Warren Buffett

★ Full name — Warren Edward Buffett
★ Date of birth — August 30, 1930
★ Age — 91 years
★ Source of wealth — Berkshire Hathaway
★ Occupation — Business magnate, Investor & Philanthropist
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — University of Pennsylvania, University of Nebraska (BS), Columbia University (MS.)
★ Net worth — $102.8 billion

(8). Sergey Brin

★ Full name — Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin
★ Date of birth — August 21, 1973
★ Age — 48 years
★ Source of wealth — Google
★ Occupation — Business magnate, Computer scientist & Internet entrepreneur
★ Nationality — Russia & United States
★ Education — University of Maryland (BS), Stanford University (MS.)
★ Net worth — $115.5 billion

(7). Mark Zuckerberg

★ Full name — Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
★ Date of birth — May 14, 1984
★ Age — 37 years
★ Source of wealth — Facebook
★ Occupation — Media magnate, Internet entrepreneur & Philanthropist
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — Harvard University (Dropout)
★ Net worth — $118.1 billion

(6). Larry Page

★ Full name — Lawrence Edward Page
★ Date of birth — March 26, 1973
★ Age — 48 years
★ Source of wealth — Google
★ Occupation — Business magnate, Computer scientist & Internet entrepreneur
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — University of Michigan (BS), Stanford University (MS.)
★ Net worth — $119.9 billion

(5). Larry Ellison

 Full name — Lawrence Joseph Ellison
★ Date of birth — August 17, 1944
★ Age — 77
★ Source of wealth — Software
★ Occupation — Businessman & Investor
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — University of Illinois, University of Chicago, University of
★ Net worth — $124.3 billion

(4). Bill Gates

★ Full name — William Henry Gates III
★ Date of birth — October 28, 1955
★ Age — 65 years
★ Source of wealth — Microsoft
★ Occupation — Business magnate, Software developer, Investor, Author & Philanthropist
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — Harvard University (Dropout)
★ Net worth — $131.2 billion

(3). Bernard Arnault

★ Full name — Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault
★ Date of birth — March 5, 1949
★ Age — 72 years
★ Source of wealth — LVMH
★ Occupation — Businessman, Investor, Media proprietor & Art collector
★ Nationality — France
★ Education — École Polytechnique, Palaiseau
★ Net worth — $176.0 billion

(2). Jeff Bezos

★ Full name — Jeffrey Preston Bezos
★ Date of birth — January 12, 1964
★ Age — 57 years
★ Source of wealth — Amazon, Blue Origin
★ Occupation — Entrepreneur, Media proprietor, Investor & Computer engineer
★ Nationality — United States
★ Education — Princeton University (BSE.)
★ Net worth — $190.8 billion

(1). Elon Musk

★ Full name — Elon Reeve Musk FRS
★ Date of birth — June 28, 1971
★ Age — 50 years
★ Source of wealth — Tesla, SpaceX
★ Occupation — Entrepreneur & Business magnate
★ Nationality — South Africa, Canada & United States
★ Education — University of Pretoria, Queen's University, University of Pennsylvania (BSA.)
★ Net worth — $203.9 billion

Work hard, and someday, you might get to be on this list. Cheers!
Alade Habeeb

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