Founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos no longer the richest man on the planet. With the onset 2021 years even in the world of billionaires there have been changes. FAN talks about the wealthiest people in the world, who are too tough for even the COVID-19 pandemic.
5 a place
President of the Louis Vuitton fashion bag company, French Bernard Arno to 2021 year, finally, managed to get into the top five richest people on the planet. The global crisis went into Bernard's hands: for 2020 year, the businessman's income increased by 4 billion and amounted to 76 billions of dollars. Besides, Arnault is considered the wealthiest Frenchman. It’s no coincidence: Bernard works on 24 hours a day, likes to take risks and hates to lose. Probably, this is the story of his success. In addition to Louis Vuitton, Arno owns several more world famous brands: Hennessy (famous cognac house), Moët (Champagne wine house), Givenchy (french fashion house, specializing in clothing, shoes and perfumes), Kenzo (fashion house, luxury goods maker). Several years ago, the businessman united all his companies into one - "LVMH". After that, the billionaire's income has grown exponentially.. Not so long ago, the company acquired the American jewelry brand Tiffany & Co. Arnault has donated millions of dollars to a charity many times Natalia Vodianova "Naked hearts".
4 a place
The honorable fourth place is occupied by the most famous investor in the world - a 90-year-old American Warren Buffett. TO 2021 year Buffett's fortune decreased by a couple of billion, but this did not prevent him from staying on the list of the richest people on the planet with a budget of 82 billion. Warren has been investing throughout his life. He acquired his first share in 11 years. Already at a conscious age, Buffett bought companies, in which I saw potential. I put a lot of energy into them, time and money, and then sold at a significantly higher price.
Warren Buffett is one of the largest philanthropists in human history. He prefers to give money to those in need., rather than buying tropical islands on them or buying expensive yachts. AT 2010 Warren donated to five charitable foundations about 37 billions of dollars, at that moment it 85% their condition.
3 a place
Former creator and largest shareholder of Microsoft over the past few years Bill Gates ranked second among the richest people on the planet, second only to Jeff Bezos. During periods from 1996 by 2007 year and since 2009 by 2016 year was the wealthiest billionaire in the world. Gates as well, like Buffett, donates record amounts to charity. FROM 1994 by 2010 year he invested in a personal charitable foundation more than 28 billions of dollars. In February 2010 Gates urged wealthy entrepreneurs to donate half of their assets to charities. Thanks to the billionaire's money, many developing countries have managed to solve the problems with poliomyelitis, an acute viral infectious disease, occurring with damage to the central nervous system.
2 a place
FROM 2017 by 2020 year inclusively, the richest man in the universe was recognized as an American businessman, founder of the famous Internet company Amazon.com Jeff Bezos. Besides, Bezos owns private aerospace company Blue Origin and publishing house The Washington Post. As of 2021 Jeff's fortune is 180 billions of dollars. In summer 2020 of the year, when the value of Amazon.com increased by almost 90% due to the demand for online shopping during the pandemic, the owner's property crossed the mark 200 billions. Before starting a business, Bezos worked in an investment fund, after which he got the idea to sell books over the Internet. This is how the now legendary online store got a start in life.
1 a place
How do you like that, Ilon Mask? Yes, this happened! Founder, CEO and Chief Engineer of SpaceX, a space technology company, CEO of Tesla, American entrepreneur and engineer, born in South Africa, - 49-year-old Elon Musk became the richest man in the world. Condition Mask for January 2021 years is estimated at 185 billions of dollars. Over the past year, Ilona's capital, just think about it, increased by more than 150 billions. In this way, well-being of an entrepreneur in 2020 showed the highest growth in history. Last year since 27 billions Musk barely made it to the list 50 the richest people. Ilon, like his colleagues, does charity work. for example, at 2015 year he donated 10 million dollars for the Institute for the Future of Humanity for research on artificial intelligence control. In July 2018 of the year, the businessman offered assistance in the operation to rescue children from the flooded Tham Luang cave. A special mini-sub was developed, but thai rescuers abandoned her. Speleologist Vern Unsworth called the billionaire's proposal a PR action and even sued him. Jury, having examined the case, nevertheless took Elon's side.
Earlier, the Federal News Agency wrote about the richest in 2020 year of Russian billionaires. Owners of large Russian enterprises for 2020 year in total earned about 13,8 billion. Also, FAN journalists presented a rating of influential business women in Russia. Investor topped the list, developer, hotel owner Elena Baturina.
Author: Alexandra Sergienko