who are they the richest in the world? And that of the United States? The list that appears annually Forbes, the prestigious magazine on economic issues, featuring the richest people on the planet has come to light. Entrepreneurs, celebrities and politicians have seen their wealth grow steadily this year, but others not so much. Here are the top 10 Americans in the rankings.
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Of course, according to information from Forbes, the 40th list of the 400 richest people in the world is determined on the basis of net worth. For this, the prices of their shares were calculated until September 3, 2021. On the other hand, it is noted that the majority of millionaires who occupy the first positions are of the nationality of the United States.
Without further ado, here is the top ten of the most anticipated rankings of the richest American millionaires of 2021. Let’s start:
THE 10 RICHEST AMERICANS IN THE WORLD (2021)
10. Michael Bloomberg
- Net worth: $ 70 billion
Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York donated $ 1.6 billion through Bloomberg Philanthropies. This year, your donations have included donations in response to COVID-19, mitigation of climate change, and the establishment of a center in Princeton that is focused on increasing diversity among students.
9. Steve Ballmer
- Net worth: $ 96.5 billion
Steve Ballmer, the former head of Microsoft, donated $ 38 million to groups in Washington to address the state’s lack of behavioral health issues. In September, his NBA team, the Los Angeles Clippers, began construction of a new 18,000-seat arena that would mean an investment of more than a billion dollars.
8. Warren Buffett
- Net worth: $ 102 billion
Warren Buffett, who was reluctant to dive into technical stocks, has amassed a 21st-century portfolio. Berkshire Hathaway now owns millions of dollars in Apple, Amazon and Snowflake. In June, it injected $ 500 million into Brazilian financial technology Nubank.
7. Larry Ellison
- Net worth: $ 117.3 billion
Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle, Chief Technology Officer, and president announced in December 2020 that he had moved to Lanai, the Hawaiian island he bought almost all for $ 300 million in 2012. In April, he paid $ 80 million for in Palm House. Beach.
6. Sergey Brin
- Net worth: $ 118.5 billion
Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, said goodbye to the parent company of the internet giant Alphabet at the end of 2019, but stays on the board and holds control parties. Brin, whose yacht was recently discovered near Fiji and Tahiti, founded a Singapore branch of his family office.
5. Larry Page
- Net worth: $ 123 billion
Google co-founder Larry Page is another of the recurring characters at the top of this selected rankings. Page is thought to have been involved in the Fiji pandemic.
4. Bill Gates
- Net worth: $ 134 billion
Bill Gates breaks out of the top two for the first time in three decades. The co-founder of Microsoft, whose 27-year marriage to Melinda French Gates ended in May, transferred to her $ 5.7 billion in shares of companies such as Canadian National Railway and Deere & Co. In September, it spent $ 2.2 billion to increase its stake in Four Seasons Hotels from 48% to 71%.
3. Mark Zuckerberg
- Net worth: $ 134.5 billion
In August, the Federal Trade Commission again filed a lawsuit that, if successful, could force Facebook to split its Instagram and WhatsApp businesses. To date, no amount of danger or regulatory controversy has been able to slow the steady rise of the social media company stock market. In June, Facebook first reached a market capitalization of $ 1 trillion. The fortune of Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Kacebook, went up $ 49.5 billion in one year.
2. Elon Musk
- Net worth: $ 190.5 billion
Elon Musk’s electric car maker Tesla has been profitable for eight consecutive quarters, posting the highest net income in July, thanks to emissions credit sales, helping to increase its fortune by $ 120 billion in one year. In August, he unveiled plans for the Tesla Bot, a humanoid robot powered by technology used in Tesla cars. Its rocket company, SpaceX, completed its first fully civilian mission in September.
1. Jeff Bezos
- Not worth it: $ 201 billion
Jeff Bezos resigned as CEO of Amazon in July and launched himself quickly into space, bringing ten minutes out of the atmosphere aboard his first manned spaceflight, Blue Origin. His net worth also reached new heights: he climbed $ 22 billion last year, becoming the first person on The Forbes 400 to be worth more than $ 200 billion.
WHAT HAVE THE THREE RICHEST MEN IN THE WORLD STUDY?
- Jeff Bezos. He studied computer science and electrical engineering at Princeton University, and graduated in 1986.
- Elon Musk. At the age of 17, Elon Musk was accepted to the University of Queen (Kingston, Canada) for undergraduate studies, but two years later he moved to the University of Pennsylvania, where do you have a Bachelor of Physics (Faculty of Arts and Sciences) and Bachelor of Economics (Business School).
- Mark Zuckerberg. He left his studies at Harvard University, where he took a Computer Science degree, but ten years later, in 2017, he resumed his studies, graduating and presiding over the final speech.