World’s Top 15 Richest Entrepreneurs In 2018

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Upon reading the title of the article, maybe you already have some names of the richest entrepreneurs popping into your mind. They are considered to be the game-changers, and of course, the people who have facilitated the transformation and reshaping of the world. So without further ado, here are the top 15 richest business magnate this year.

1. Jeff Bezos

As of the moment of writing, Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $131.5 billion. He is the founder of Amazon, which was one of the main and most popular companies on the Internet. This year Bezos has become the richest man in the world after he was able to add a massive $40 billion to his net worth last year.


2. Bill Gates

Bill Gates is the founder of the Redmond-based tech giant, Microsoft. He founded the company in 1975 with Paul Allen and has become the major PC software firm globally. In addition, has been included in the list of the richest man in the world for several years and he currently has a net worth of $91.6.


3. Warren Buffet

Warren Buffett is an American business magnate and investor. He is also the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Having a net worth of $88.8 billion he is considered to be the most successful investor globally. In fact, millions of other dealers look up to him due to his huge accomplishment.

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4. Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault has a current net worth of $75.7 billion and he’s the CEO of LVMH (Louis Vitton Moet Hennessey). Ultimately, the corporation was formed due to the merging the two businesses. Louis Vitton is a popular extravagant fashion brand, and Moet Hennessey is a combination champagne and cognac producers.

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5. Mark Zuckerberg

All of us know who Mark Zuckerberg is as he founded one of the most well-known social networking sites, Facebook. Aside from being popular, Facebook has been the most valuable social media company globally. As of now, Zuckerberg has a net worth of $74.1 billion.

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6. Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican entrepreneur and stockholder. He is the owner of the multinational company ‘Grupo Carso’. The conglomerate’s portfolio involves brands in different industries having the interest in media, healthcare, energy, retail and real estate. Helu has a current net worth of $71 billion.


7. Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega has a net worth of $68.8 billion. He is a Spanish business magnate and founder of the Inditex fashion group. This company owns Zara, which is one of the most prevalent clothing chains internationally.

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8. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison is co-founded the Oracle Corporation, and he has also been the company’s CEO until September 2014. As the years pass by, the Oracle has become an amazingly successful tech firm. In fact, it’s currently 39 years old and has more than 136,000 employees. At present Ellison has a net worth of $63.4 billion.

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9. Charles Koch

Charles Koch is not just a successful businessman but he’s also a philanthropist as well. He is the co-owner and CEO of Koch Industries, which now take account of the process and pollution control apparatus and technologies. Koch currently has a net worth of $61.4 billion.


10. David Koch

David Koch is Charles Koch’s brother and they have the same net worth of $61.4 billion. He serves as the Executive Vice President of Koch Industries. David and Charles both possess 42% stake in the corporation.


11. Larry Page

Larry Page co-founded the Google, which was established way back in 1998 in a garage. Google has been undoubtedly the most successful search engine in the world; in fact, it has acquired YouTube. The biggest search engine company’s success has made Larry Page listed to the richest people in the world having a net worth of $53.1 billion.

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12. Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg is an American business magnate and politician. He is the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P, which was a financial data and media corporation. Bloomberg is one of the richest people in the world has a net worth of $52 billion.

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13. Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin along with Larry Page co-founded Google way back in 1998. The tandem has taken Google to the top, setting Brin just a bit behind Page in this roster of the richest people worldwide. Brin has a current net worth of $51.6 billion.


14. Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng is a Chinese entrepreneur, stockholder, philanthropist, engineer, internet and technology industrialist. He also founded the Tencent, which is the most valued enterprise in Asia. Currently, Huateng has a net worth of $51.5 billion.

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15. Jim Walton

Jim Walton is Sam Walton’s son. He was the one who founded the world’s leading retail chain, ‘Walmart’. He is included on Walmart’s board of directors, and CEO of his own corporation, the Arvest Bank. At present, Walton has a net worth of $41.8 billion.

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These are the richest people in the world who are also successful in their business. In case you’re starting your own business, it is hoped that you obtain some dose of inspiration to these businesspersons.

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