Sentilay’ real-time billionaire leaderboard tracks the daily highs and lows of the world’s richest people. The Wealth Tracking Platform provides continuous updates on the net worth and ranking of each individual who has been confirmed as a billionaire by Sentilay. Individual public ownership values are updated every 5 minutes when the associated stock market opens (share price is delayed by 15 minutes). People whose status is mostly associated with private companies renew their assets once a day. If a person has an interest in a private company that represents 20% or more of his or her net assets, the company value will be adjusted according to an industry or region specific market index provided by our FactSet Research Systems partners. if available. An alternate cast of the day’s top five winners and losers appears at the top of the page, followed by a full list of billionaires by wealth.
|2021 RANK||NAME||NET WORTH||AGE||SOURCE||COUNTRY|
|1||Jeff Bezos||$190.8 B||57||Amazon||United States|
|2||Elon Musk||$177.2 B||50||Tesla, SpaceX||United States|
|3||Bernard Arnault & family||$154.9 B||72||LVMH||France|
|4||Bill Gates||$124.3 B||66||Microsoft||United States|
|5||Mark Zuckerberg||$98.9 B||37||United States|
|6||Zhong Shanshan||$94.6 B||67||Beverages, Pharmaceuticals||China|
|7||Warren Buffett||$91.8 B||91||Berkshire Hathaway||United States|
|8||Larry Page||$91.1 B||48||United States|
|9||Sergey Brin||$88.4 B||48||United States|
|10||Larry Ellison||$88.1 B||77||Software||United States|
Jeff Bezos founded e-commerce giant Amazon in 1994 from his garage in Seattle. He heads up as CEO and holds an 11.1% stake.
Between March and April 2020, amid the pandemic, Amazon said it had employed an additional 175,000 workers.
In April 2020, Bezos said he would give $ 100 million to Feed America, a non-profit that operates food banks and food cabinets across the country.
Amazon has been criticized by US Senators and the public for tending to warehouse workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
After 25 years of marriage, he divorced his wife Mackenzie in 2019 and transferred a quarter of his shares to Amazon.
In 2019, Amazon had sales of $ 280.5 billion and recorded a profit of $ 11.5 billion.
Bezos owns The Washington Post and Blue Origin, an aerospace company that develops missiles for commercial use.
Elon Musk is working on the transportation revolution on Earth through electric car maker Tesla and in space through rocket maker SpaceX.
He owns 21% of Tesla but has pledged more than half of his shares as loan collateral. Forbes cut its shares to account for credit.
He stepped down as president in 2018 after allegedly making “false statements” about plans to turn Tesla into private property, sparking an SEC investigation.
SpaceX, Musk’s rocket company, is now worth $ 46 billion.
He grew up in South Africa and then immigrated to Canada at the age of 17. He ended up in the US as a transfer student at the University of Pennsylvania.