Forbes Billionaires’ List 2021: Jeff Bezos tops the list fourth year in a row

Combined worth of this year’s billionaires is $13.1 trillion increasing from last year’s $8 trillion, said the media company.

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New Delhi: Forbes’ released its annual world’s billionaires list on Tuesday. This year’s list includes record-breaking 2,755 billionaires, with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos securing the top spot for the fourth year in a row.

The ranks of the ultra-wealthy are expanded even after a year that was dominated by coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 shook world economies and threatened the livelihoods of people across the globe.

The combined worth of this year’s billionaires grew to $13.1 trillion (roughly Rs. 9,70,22,800 crores) increasing from last year’s $8 trillion (roughly Rs. 5,92,50,560 crores) said the media sources.

Here’s the List:

1. Jeff Bezos

NET WORTH: $177 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: AMAZON
RESIDENCE: SEATTLE

2. Elon Musk

NET WORTH: $151 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: TESLA, SPACEX
RESIDENCE: AUSTIN, TEXAS

3. Bernard Arnault

NET WORTH: $150 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: LUXURY GOODS
RESIDENCE: PARIS

4. Bill Gates

NET WORTH: $124 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: MICROSOFT
RESIDENCE: MEDINA, WASHINGTON

5. Mark Zuckerberg

NET WORTH: $97 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: FACEBOOK
RESIDENCE: PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

6. Warren Buffett

NET WORTH: $96 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY
RESIDENCE: OMAHA, NEBRASKA

7. Larry Ellison

NET WORTH: $93 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: SOFTWARE
RESIDENCE: LANAI, HAWAII

8. Larry Page

NET WORTH: $91.5 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: GOOGLE
RESIDENCE: PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

9. Sergey Brin

NET WORTH: $89 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: GOOGLE
RESIDENCE: LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA

10. Mukesh Ambani

NET WORTH: $84.5 BILLION
SOURCE OF WEALTH: DIVERSIFIED
RESIDENCE: MUMBAI, INDIA

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