Forbes Reveals The 10 Richest Billionaires In The World In 2024: Who Are They?

The year 2024 has begun and Forbes presented the list of the most prominent billionaires, revealing not only stratospheric figures, but also the behind-the-scenes of their fortunes. Who are the tycoons who star in this spectacle of wealth?

From Elon Musk to Bernard Arnault, each name carries not just a figure, but a narrative of ambition, innovation and achievement. Tenth place on the list has “only” $112 billion in assets.

10 Richest People In The World At The Beginning Of 2024

10 richest people in the world

10. Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer is in tenth place with a net worth of $112.2 billion. Ballmer, 67, an American citizen, joined Microsoft as employee number 30 in 1980, becoming CEO from 2000 to 2014. His fortune has fallen by about $600 million as of December 2023, due to a drop in less than 1% on Microsoft’s share price. .

  • Net worth: $112.2 billion
  • Source of wealth: Microsoft
  • Age: 67
  • Citizenship: USA

9. Sergei Brin

In ninth place we have Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, with a net worth of $112.4 billion. At 50 years old and with American citizenship, Brin, of Russian origin, emigrated to the United States when he was 6 years old. His fortune increased by about $5.1 billion in December 2023, and Alphabet’s share price rose nearly 6%.

  • Net worth: $112.4 billion
  • Source of wealth: Google
  • Age: 50
  • Citizenship: USA

8. Larry Page

In seventh place we have Warren Buffett, with a net worth of $118.6 billion. At 93 years old and with American citizenship, known as the Oracle of Omaha, Buffett is a successful investor and a prominent philanthropist. His fortune decreased by about $700 million in December 2023, due to a slight drop in Berkshire Hathaway’s share price.

  • Net worth: $117.2 billion
  • Source of wealth: Google
  • Age: 50
  • Citizenship: USA

7. Warren Buffett

In seventh place we have Warren Buffett, with a net worth of $118.6 billion. At 93 years old and with American citizenship, known as the Oracle of Omaha, Buffett is a successful investor and a prominent philanthropist. His fortune decreased by about $700 million in December 2023, due to a slight drop in Berkshire Hathaway’s share price.

  • Net worth: $118.6 billion
  • Source of Wealth: Berkshire Hathaway
  • Age: 93
  • Citizenship: USA

6. Bill Gates

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, is in sixth place, with a net worth of $119.6 billion. At 68 years old and a US citizen, Gates was for many years the richest person in the world. His fortune grew by $2 billion in December 2023, remaining the sixth richest in the world in January 2024.

  • Net worth: $119.6 billion
  • Source of wealth: Microsoft
  • Age: 68
  • Citizenship: USA

5. Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook (Meta Platforms), is in fifth place, with a net worth of $125.3 billion. At 39 years old and a US citizen, Zuckerberg is also committed to philanthropy and investments in health. His fortune grew by $9.4 billion in December 2023, with Meta shares up 9%.

  • Net worth: $125.3 billion
  • Source of wealth: Facebook (Metaplatforms)
  • Age: 39
  • Citizenship: USA

4. Larry Ellison

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is in fourth place with a net worth of $135.3 billion. Ellison, 79 and a US citizen, has invested in real estate and Tesla. His fortune decreased by $11.2 billion in December 2023, due to a 10% drop in Oracle shares.

  • Net worth: $135.3 billion
  • Source of wealth: Oracle
  • Age: 79
  • Citizenship: USA

3. Jeff Bezos

In third place we have Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, with a net worth of $168.4 billion. At 59 years old and with American citizenship, Bezos was once the richest person in the world. His fortune increased by $5.8 billion in December 2023, driven by the growth of Amazon shares.

  • Net worth: $168.4 billion
  • Source of wealth: Amazon
  • Age: 59
  • Citizenship: USA

2. Bernardo Arnault

Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH, is in second place with a net worth of $200.7 billion. Arnault, 74 years old and French citizen, is responsible for several luxury brands. His children are dedicated to business. By January 2024, his fortune had risen to $200.7 billion, reflecting a $9.4 billion rise in LVMH shares.

  • Net worth: $200.7 billion
  • Source of wealth: LVMH
  • Age: 74
  • Citizenship: France

1. Elon Musk

Elon Musk will be the richest man in the world in 2024
Elon Musk will be the richest man in the world in 2024

Elon Musk is the richest man in the world in 2024, with an impressive net worth of $251.3 billion. His source of wealth is associated with Tesla, SpaceX and X (formerly Twitter). At 52 years old and with US citizenship, Musk owns approximately 23% of Tesla shares. By December 2023, his fortune had increased by about $6 billion, driven by a 4% growth in Tesla shares.

  • Net worth: $251.3 billion
  • Source of wealth: Tesla, SpaceX and X
  • Age: 52
  • Citizenship: USA

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