These Are The Wealthiest People of 2021 (infographic)

Did you know that the world's richest individuals have grown their wealth by over one trillion dollar in under a year?

The COVID-19 pandemic proved to be advantageous for the people related to technology industry.

Let us look at the statistics by Forbes real-time billionaires list:

Talk about Jeffery Bezos, the owner of Amazon, one of the largest online retailing company including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and payment services platform, has earned a massive $68.6 billion and is the richest man in the world at the moment, with a net worth of around $182 billion. He recently announced to step down as the CEO of Amazon and became executive chairman.

Talking about the richest people how can we forget Elon musk the owner of Tesla and probably the 2nd richest man in the world with owning $164 billion and a net worth of $179 billion. The CEO of Tesla and the chief designer SpaceX, Elon musk saw a 500 percent rise in his riches in a single year and even left behind the Amazon owner at one point.

Daniel Gilbert, the CEO of the largest mortgage giving company in the entire United States owns $82 billion with a tremendous 1,172 percent growth rate in just a year.

Other than that, Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook's CEO) the fifth richest in the world with a net worth of $102 billion, and Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, and a very well-known philanthropist have also seen a substantial rise in their riches.

Previously, the social media sensation and model Kylie Jenner was also listed in Forbes for being the richest young woman but was gotten off the list due to allegedly increasing her net worth is around $700 million.

So now Whitney Wolfe herd, the CEO of Bumble, a social and dating application, entrepreneur, and the youngest self-made female billionaire with a net worth of $1.6 Billion. The initial public offering of her company in February 2020 rose to 2.2 billion.

Among others is warren Edward buffet, then CEO of Berkshire Hathway, with a net worth of $85.6 billion making him the world’s fourth richest person in December 2020. Zhong Shanshan, chair person of Nongfu spring Beverage Company and Beijing Wantai Biological Pharmacy Enterprise with net worth of $85.2 billion and India’s Mukesh Ambani, the owner of Reliance Industries with a net worth of $80 billion

Take a look at these infographics from VC, for more insights:



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