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The Top 25 Richest People in the World 2020

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Who are the Richest People in the World 2020 ?

Most people have a pretty good idea, even if they’re not an entrepreneur, or interested in the subject at all for that matter. Richest people in the world 2020 are people who have made a lot of fortunes from creative ideas.

As you’re reading this, you probably already have names popping into your head as to who will appear on the list of the richest.

Let’s find out in this article, where we list the top 25 richest people in the world as of 2020. These are the game-changers, and the people who have helped transform and re-shape the world.

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The 25 Richest People in the World

There’s been a huge fluctuation in the net worth of these billionaires in the past year. But, you can find out more about that below!

The stats given here in regards to net worth have come from Forbes directly. These are the top 25 richest people in the world in 2020:

25. Michael Dell

Net Worth: $31.9 Billion

Michael Dell is an American businessman, investor, philanthropist, and author. He’s the Founder and CEO of Dell Technologies, which quickly became one of the world’s largest technology infrastructure companies.

As of 2020, Michael Dell’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $31.9 billion dollars, making him the 25th richest person in the world.

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24. MacKenzie Bezos

Net Worth: $37.4 Billion

MacKenzie Bezos is an American novelist and philanthropist. She was the wife of Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon. After their divorce, MacKenzie received a 4% stake in Amazon, which was worth about $35 billion at the time.

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As of 2020, MacKenzie Bezos’ net worth is estimated to be $37.4 billion.

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23. David Thomson

Net Worth: $39.4 Billion

David Thomson, 3rd Baron Thomson of Fleet, is a Canadian hereditary peer and media magnate.

Thomson became the chairman of Thomson Corporation after his father’s death in 2006, and also inherited his father’s British title, Baron Thomson of Fleet.

As of 2020, David Thomson’s net worth is roughly $39.4 billion

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22. Phil Knight

Net Worth: $40.2 Billion

Phil Knight is an American business magnate and philanthropist. Knight co-founded Nike Inc, and currently serves as chairman of the company. We’re all aware of who Nike are, even when we’re only shown the logo.

As of 2020, Phil Knight’s net worth is estimated to be $40.2 billion dollars, making him the 22nd richest man in the world.

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21. Sheldon Adelson

Net Worth: $40.8 Billion

Sheldon Adelson is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist.

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He is also the founder, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which owns the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Sheldon has recently managed to climb onto the list of the top 25 richest people worldwide in 2020, with a new estimated net worth of $40.8 billion.

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“I look at every business and ask, How long can this last? How can I identify the status quo and change it?” – Sheldon Adelson

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20. Charles Koch

Net Worth: $40.8 Billion

Sheldon Adelson is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist.

He is also the founder, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which owns the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Sheldon has recently managed to climb onto the list of the top 25 richest people worldwide in 2020, with a new estimated net worth of $40.8 billion.

“I look at every business and ask, How long can this last? How can I identify the status quo and change it?” – Sheldon Adelson

Richest People in the World 2020 Charles Koch

Net Worth: $43 Billion

Charles Koch is an American businessman and philanthropist.

Koch is the co-owner and CEO of Koch industries. Koch Industries now includes process and pollution control equipment and technologies; polymers and fibers; minerals; fertilizers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products; and ranching.

Koch made this year’s list of the richest people, and with an impressive net worth of $43 billion!

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19. Ma Huateng

Net Worth: $43.1 Billion

Ma Huateng is a Chinese business magnate, investor, philanthropist, engineer, internet and technology entrepreneur. He’s also the founder of Tencent, which is the most valuable company in Asia.

Huateng is another of the richest in Asia, who made it on this list in 2019, and now with an estimated net worth of $43.1 billion in 2020.

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18. Jack Ma

Net Worth: $43.8 Billion

Jack Ma is the founder of Alibaba, and although he’s been one of the richest people in Asia for several years, he’s only just made it onto the list of the richest people in the world this year.

Jack was rejected from multiple jobs, including KFC when it was first introduced to China. Today, Jack Ma’s net worth is estimated to be $43.8 billion, launching him to the 18th spot on this list.

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17. S. Robson Walton

Net Worth: $52.8 Billion

Rob Walton is the eldest son of Sam Walton, and served as the chairman for Walmart, after his father’s death, up until 2015.

Further more, he briefly surpassed his brother Jim recently on this list of the richest people in the world. However, he’s now fallen back to his original spot.

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16. Alice Walton

Net Worth: $52.9 Billion

Alice Walton is the daughter of Sam Walton, and heiress to the Walmart fortune. She founded the Llama Company in 1988, but it has since closed down.

Today, Alice Walton’s net worth is estimated to be $52.9 billion dollars, making her the 16th richest person in the world.

“I know the price of lettuce. You need to understand price and value. You buy the best lettuce you can at the best price you can.” – Alice Walton

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15. Jim Walton

Net Worth: $53.2 Billion

Jim Walton is the son of Sam Walton, who was the founder of the world’s largest retail chain, ‘Walmart’. He is on the Walmart board of directors, and CEO of his own company, Arvest Bank.

In 2020, Jim Walton’s net worth is $53.2 billion.

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14. Michael Bloomberg

Net Worth: $56 Billion

Michael Bloomberg is an American entrepreneur and politician. Bloomberg is the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P, the financial data and media company. Bloomberg is now 74 years old and one of the richest people in the world.

Michael Bloomberg has added another $11 billion dollars to his net worth recently, which has caused him to sit nicely at 14th on this list. His net worth is now estimated at $56 billion.

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13. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Net Worth: $54.6 Billion

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers became the reigning L’Oreal heiress when her mother, Liliane Bettencourt, passed away in 2017. She now runs the holding company as chairwoman, with her family owning 33% of L’Oreal.

 

12. Steve Ballmer

Net Worth: $58.1 Billion

Steve Ballmer is the current owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, and he is also the former CEO of Microsoft.

As of 2020, Steve Ballmer’s net worth is estimated at $58.1 billion.

 

11. Mukesh Ambani

Net Worth: $59.2 Billion

Mukesh Ambani is an Indian business magnate, currently chairman, managing director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).

Ambani has been the richest man in Asia for a while now, and this year, he’s moving up on the list of the richest worldwide!

As of 2020, Mukesh Ambani’s net worth is $59.2 billion.

“Today I see a billion people as a billion potential consumers, an opportunity to generate value for them and to make a return for myself” – Mukesh Ambani

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10. Sergey Brin

Net Worth: $59.6 Billion

Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-founded Google back in 1998, in just a small simple garage. The duo have taken Google to the top, putting Sergey Brin a few places behind Page in this list of the richest people worldwide.

As of 2020, Sergey Brin’s net worth is roughly $59.6 billion.

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9. Larry Page

Net Worth: $61.9 Billion

Larry Page is the co-founder of Google, which was founded back in a garage in 1998.

Google, no doubt, has become the most successful search engine in the world, and the company has gone on to make various acquisitions such as YouTube. Google’s success has made Larry Page one of the richest people in the world.

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8. Carlos Slim Helu

Net Worth: $64.4 Billion

Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican businessman and investor; owner of the conglomerate ‘Grupo Carso’. The conglomerate’s portfolio consists of brands in many different industries, such as health care, media, energy, real estate and retail.

Carlos is 8th on this list of the richest people in the world, with a net worth of $64.4 billion. Despite recovering from the fall in his net worth last year, he’s still fallen yet another place on this list of the richest people in the world.

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7. Larry Ellison

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Net Worth: $66.6 Billion

Larry Ellison is the co-founder of the Oracle Corporation, and he was also the company’s CEO until September 2014.

Over the years, Oracle has become an incredibly successful tech company, now being 39 years old and employing over 136,000 people.

Larry Ellison is 7th on this list of the richest people in the world, with a net worth of $66.6 billion.

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6. Mark Zuckerberg

 - Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $77.7 Billion

We all know Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of Facebook. Facebook has become the most popular and most valuable social media company in the world. And it all started in Mark’s dorm room at Harvard University.

Mark Zuckerberg has recently dropped off from the 3rd spot, after losing a lot of his net worth due to the Cambridge data scandal and various other issues causing the Facebook stock prices to fall.

Mark Zuckerberg is now the 6th richest man in the world, with an estimated net worth of $77.7 billion.

 

“When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power.” – Mark Zuckerberg

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5. Amancio Ortega

 - Amancio Ortega

Net Worth: $77.9 Billion

Amancio Ortega is a Spanish entrepreneur and founder of the Inditex fashion group. Inditex owns Zara, and Zara is one of the most popular clothing chains worldwide.

Ortega is now the 5th richest man in the world, after other players on the list have dropped down slightly. However, Ortega’s also lost over $11 billion from his net worth in recent months, and has steadily been regaining it.

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4. Warren Buffett

 - Warren Buffett

Net Worth: $89.9 Billion

Warren Buffett is an American entrepreneur and investor, and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Buffett is the most successful investor worldwide, and millions of other traders look up to him because of his success.

Warren Buffett is the 4th richest man in the world, with an incredible net worth of $89.9 billion. However, despite this fact, Buffett still lives in the home he purchased back when he didn’t even know what a billion dollars looked like.

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“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” – Warren Buffett

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3. Bill Gates

Richest People - Bill Gates

Net Worth: $108.8 Billion

Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft, and was the richest man in the world for several years running. Gates founded Microsoft in 1975 with Paul Allen, and has since become the largest PC software company worldwide.

Gates’ net worth has been pretty stagnant since he reached the $100 billion mark; so stagnant in fact that he’s fallen another spot, down to 3rd on this list.

 

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates

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2. Bernard Arnault

Richest People - Bernard Arnault

Net Worth: $112 Billion

Bernard Arnault is the CEO of LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey).

Ultimately, the company was formed from merging the two businesses together. Louis Vuitton is the very successful luxury fashion brand, and Moet Hennessey is the merged champagne and cognac manufacturers.

Bernard has been making serious movements up this list in the past year. In fact, at the beginning of 2017, he was at 14th. Now, a full 3 years later, he’s placed at 2nd on the list of the 20 richest people on earth in 2020.

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1. Jeff Bezos

Richest People - Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $117.5 Billion

Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon, one of the biggest and most popular companies on the web. Amazon started as a simple online bookstore in Jeff’s bedroom, and the initial sales were slow.

In 2020, Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world, after adding a whopping $40 billion to his net worth last couple of years! Amazon is making major moves, after recently acquiring Wholefoods, launching drone shipping and a bunch of other strong ideas.

Bezos recently divorced his wife MacKenzie; after which she received 4% of Amazon, which is worth billions, and yet it still hasn’t knocked him off the top spot.

Jeff Bezos is the first man ever to reach the $100 billion mark, which is just insane! Keep reading below to view a complete summary of the richest people in 2020.

 
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Kelvyn Boy Net Worth and Biography

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Kelvyn Boy  is a Ghanaian Afrobeat singer from Assin Fosu, Central region of Ghana. He is known for popular songs like ”Mea”, Loko,  Yawa No Dey,  and Momo.

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Kelvyn Boy was born on April 1, 1991 in Assin Fosu to his parent Solomon Yeboah(Father) and Adwoa Safoa.(Mother), unlucky for him he lost his mother at early stage. Even through his challenges ,Kelvyn boy was able to complete Osei Tutu Snr high school in Kumasi

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Kelvyn Boy Net Worth

Kelvyn Boy net worth is currently estimated at $900,000. Among the singles released by the promising star includes;

  • Mea(2019)
  • Yawa no Dey feat M.anifest(2019)
  • New Year(2020)
  • Momo feat Darko Vibes, Mugeez
  • Killa Killa(2020)
  • Mata (2020)
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Olusegun Obasanjo Net Worth

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Olusegun Matthew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo is a Nigerian military and political leader who served as military head of state from 1976 to 1979 and later as President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. Ideologically a Nigerian nationalist, he was a member of the People’s Democratic Party.

As 0f 2021, Olusegun Obasanjo net worth has been purged at $1.8 billion.

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Biography

Born in the village of Ibogun-Olaogun to a farming family of the Owu branch of the Yoruba, Obasanjo was educated largely in Abeokuta.

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Joining the Nigerian Army, where he specialised in engineering, he spent time assigned in the Congo, Britain, and India, rising to the rank of major. In the latter part of the 1960s, he played a senior role in combating Biafran separatists during the Nigerian Civil War, accepting their surrender in 1970.

In 1975, a military coup established a junta with Obasanjo as part of its ruling triumvirate. After the triumvirate’s leader, Murtala Mohammed, was assassinated the following year, the Supreme Military Council appointed Obasanjo as head of state. Continuing Murtala’s policies, Obasanjo oversaw budgetary cut-backs and an expansion in access to free school education.

Increasingly aligning Nigeria with the United States, he also emphasised support for groups opposing white minority rule in southern Africa. Committed to restoring democracy, Obasanjo oversaw the 1979 election, after which he handed over control of Nigeria to the newly elected civilian president, Shehu Shagari.

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He then retired to Ota, Ogun, where he became a farmer, published four books, and took part in international initiatives to end various African conflicts.

In 1993, Sani Abacha seized power in a military coup. Openly critical of Abacha’s administration, in 1995 Obasanjo was arrested and convicted of being part of a planned coup, despite protesting his innocence.

While imprisoned, he became a born-again, Christian, with providential strongly influencing his subsequent worldview. He was released following Abacha’s death in 1998. Entering electoral politics, Obasanjo became the People’s Democratic Party candidate for the 1999 presidential election, which he won comfortably.

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As president, he de-politicized the military and both expanded the police and mobilized the army to combat widespread ethnic, religious, and secessionist violence. He was re-elected in the 2003 election. Influenced by Pan-Africanist ideas, he was a keen supporter of the formation of the African Union and served as its chair from 2004 to 2006.

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Obasanjo’s attempts to change the constitution to abolish presidential term limits were unsuccessful and brought criticism. In retirement, he earned a Ph.D. in theology from the National Open University of Nigeria.

Obasanjo has been described as one of the great figures of the second generation of post-colonial African leaders. He received praise both for overseeing Nigeria’s transition to representative democracy in the 1970s and for his Pan-African efforts to encourage cooperation across the continent. Critics accused him of corruption and of overseeing human rights abuses, as well as focusing on his avoidance of constitutional norms and their perception that he became too interested in power during his presidency.

Olusegun Obasanjo Net Worth

Olusegun Obasanjo net worth is $1.8 billion making him the richest politician in Nigeria. Since he left office as president, Obasanjo has been involved in several peace and election supervisory in Africa.

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Obasanjo lived a polygamous lifestyle. He is been married many times. Bola Alice (Wife) Esther Oluremi (ex-wife) Lynda (ex-wife, deceased) Stella Abebe (deceased) Mojisola Adekunle (deceased).

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Goodluck Jonathan is a Nigerian politician who served as the President of Nigeria from 2010 to 2015. Before becoming the president, Goodluck Jonathan had previously served as vice president under late Umaru Yar’Adua from 2007 to 2010. Ebele Jonathan was also the Governor of the oil-rich state of Bayelsa.

Keep reading as we unveil to you Goodluck Jonathan net worth, Philanthropy, Profile and all other facts you need to know about the successful political leader.

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Biography

Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan was born on 20th November 1957 in Ogbia. He holds a bachelor degree in zoology, a master’s degree in hydrobiology and fisheries biology; and a doctorate in zoology from the University of Port Harcourt.

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Political Career

Before his entry into politics in 1998, he worked as an education inspector, a lecturer and an environmental-protection officer

His Execellency Goodluck Jonathan first served as the deputy Governor of Bayelsa state from 2003 to 2005.

From 2005 to 2007, He went on to serve as the Governor of the oil rich state after the impeachment of  Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.

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From 2007 to 2010, He became the vice president under late UUmaru Yar’Adua.

In 2010, upon the death of Umaru Yar’Adua, Goodluck Jonathan was made acting president before becoming the substantive president after he won the elections in 2011.

In 2015, He lost a bid for his second term to incumbent Muhammadu Buhari

Goodluck Jonathan Net Worth

Goodluck Jonathan net worth is estimated at $100 million. He has been one of Nigeria’s best political leaders.

In 2007, Jonathan declared his assets worth a total of ₦295,304,420 (then equivalent to US$8,569,662)

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His Excellency Jonathan is happily married to  Dame Jonathan Patience, have two children, Ariwera (Son) and Aruabai (daughter).

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