Top 5 Richest People in the World

richest people in the worldWhom do you think tops the charts for 2017 – Jeff Bezos? Bill Gates? or Mark Zuckerberg? Yes, one of those names is the richest person in the world and the second question that comes to mind is who are the others amongst the top 5 richest people in the world. Lets look at the table below:

Serial Name Net Worth Company
1 Jeff Bezos USD  98.6 billion Amazon
2 Bill Gates USD 90.2 Billion Microsoft
3 Warren Buffett USD 84.3 billion Berkshire Hathaway
4 Amancio Ortega Gaona USD 77.9 billion Zara Clothing
5 Mark Zuckerberg USD 72.3 Billion Facebook

Jeff Bezos Richest Person WorldJeff Bezos – Richest Person in World 2017

Jeffery Preston Bezos, 53 years old, electrical engineer and best known as the founder, CEO of Amazon currently stands at the top of the table with a net worth of 98.6 billion USD.

Favorite Quote: If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.

 

Bill Gates Microsoft net worthBill Gates – Second Richest Person in the World

William Henry Gates III, 62 years old, an american business tycoon, and best known as Co-founder Microsoft Corporation currently stands at second position with a net worth of 90.2 billion USD.

Favorite Quote: Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.

 

Warren Buffett Richest Man worldWarren Buffett – Third Richest Person in the World

Warren Edward Buffett, 87 years old, another american business tycoon, and best known as Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway currently stands at third in the table of richest people in the world with a net worth of 84.3 billion USD.

Favorite Quote: Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

 

Amancio Ortega Gaona Zara Richest ManAmancio Ortega Gaona – Fourth Richest Person

Amancio Ortega. 81 years old, Spanish business tycoon, and best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories. He is one of the wealthiest retailers in the world. He stands fourth in the table with a net worth of 77.9 billion USD.

 

Mark Zuckerberg Net WorthMark Zuckerberg – Fifth Richest Man in the World

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, 33 years old ,the youngest of the list, is a computer programmer and more commonly known for Facebook where he is also the CEO and Co-founder. He stands fifth in the table of richest people in the world with a net worth of 72.3 billion USD.

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