5 Richest People in the World 2021, Who’s Number One?

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Recently, Forbes officially released a list of the world’s richest people in 2021. Tesla owner, Elon Musk , this time managed to be at the top after shifting Amazon owner, Jeff Bezos. The founder of SpaceX and Tesla is in first place with a total wealth of 220.9 billion US dollars or around Rp. 3,102 trillion.So, what is the wealth of Jeff Bezos and the five richest people in the world? This is the list of the five richest people in the world according to Forbes as of Tuesday (19/10/2021).

1. Elon Musk (Rp 3,102 trillion)

Estimated to have a total wealth of 220.9 billion US dollars, or around Rp. 3,102, Elon Musk managed to rank first as the richest person in the world.
Elon Musk’s wealth stems from two of his main businesses, the auto electric car company Tesla and the space rocket company SpaceX.The 50-year-old entrepreneur owns a 25% stake in Tesla. Meanwhile, SpaceX has a valuation of US$70 billion or around Rp. 1,043 trillion after receiving funding in February 2021.

2. Jeff Bezos (Rp 2.820 trillion)

The founder of one of the largest e-commerce in the world, Jeff Bezos , this time had to settle for being ranked second as the richest person in the world.It is estimated that the 57-year-old entrepreneur has a total wealth of US$199.7 billion or around Rp. 2.820 trillion.Amazon’s revenue in 2020 when the lockdown was imposed reached US$385 billion or around Rp. 5,442 trillion.Besides Amazon, Jeff Bezosdffffcx is also the media owner of The Washington Post and Blue Origin (a company that develops space rockets for commercial needs).

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3. Bernard Arnault (Rp 2,552 trillion)

Bernard Arnault is the Chairman and CEO of the world-renowned fashion company Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH).He oversees a group of 70 major fashion brands, including Louis Vuitton and Sephora.The total wealth of the entrepreneur who was once ranked first in the richest in the world and his family is estimated to reach 180.8 billion US dollars or around Rp. 2,552 trillion.

4. Bill Gates (Rp 1.874 trillion)

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is now expanding his business focus by investing into zero-carbon energy and philanthropy.Bill Gates has invested in dozens of companies including the Canadian National Railway and AutoNation which is one of the largest agricultural landowners in the United States.It is estimated that Bill Gates has a total wealth of 132.9 billion US dollars or around Rp. 1.874 trillion.

5. Larry Ellison (Rp 1.776 trillion)

Larry Ellison is the chairman, chief technology officer, and co-founder of the software giant Oracle. He also owns 35 percent of the company’s shares.Ellison also joined Tesla’s board of directors in December 2018, after buying 3 million Tesla shares earlier in the year.Harry Ellison’s total wealth is estimated at 126.6 billion US dollars or around Rp. 1.776 trillion.