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Monday, June 10, 2024

Top 10 Richest People In The World Today

Top 10 Richest People In The World Today

By Sesan Akinbowale

The list of Top Richest People In The World changes everyday because financial situation at the stock market is constantly fluctuating.

This brings to the fore the Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus' statement of fact that the only thing that doesn't change in this world is change, because change is constant.

We reported to you last weekend how
Tesla and Space X CEO, Elon Musk and LVMH boss Bernard Arnault, locked horns throughout the week over who retains the #1 rank of World's Richest People.

At the end, Elon Musk succeeded in retaining the claim of being the richest, which he got back on May 31, 2024, after he lost the claim to Arnault in 2023, and even fell to third rank until April 2024 when he was able to rise to the second position.
Today, Monday 10, Bernard Arnault lost over $2B and fell drastically to the third rank while Amazon's founder, Jeff Bezos gained and rose to the second richest rank of World's Richest People.

Below is the list of the Top 10 Richest People In The World Today, going by Forbes report monitored by Successful People Magazine as at 5pm Nigeria time.

#1. Elon Musk
     This 52years old tech giant, who is the CEO of Tesla and Founder of SpaceX, is the world richest man today.
  His net worth as of Monday, June 10, is $207.9B, after he lost $2.1B at the stock market, according to Forbes report.
   He was $209.9Billion rich on from  Saturday June 8 when he slumped on Friday after losing $259Million .

#2 Jeff Bezos
     This 60years old man is the Chairman and Founder of Amazon, whose net worth as of Monday June 10, soared to $204.4B, making him the third richest person in the world today, as he gained $2.6B in a single day.
   He has been on this rank for a while now. An at a time locked horn with Elon Musk to claim second richest person.

#3 Bernard Arnault
   This 75years old man is the Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton. He is the second richest person in the world today, as of Monday June 10, with the net worth of $203.9B, after losing $4.3B(2.07%) of his net worth.
    He was the richest man on Earth since he overtook Musk in 2023. But the tide turned on May 31, 2024. And since then he has been struggling to reclaim the lost rank.

#4 Mark Zuckerberg
   This 40years old man and Co-founder of Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook) is the fourth richest person, and youngest among the top 10 Billionaires in the world.
    His net worth as of today is $176.2B. And he has been retaining this rank since he rose to the position speedily last year.

#5 Larry Ellison
    This 79years old man is the Chairman/Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of software giant, Oracle. He ranks 5th. on the list of Top 10 Billionaires In The World, with his $153.9B net worth.

#6 Larry Page
  This 51years old man who co-invented  Google in 1998, was its CEO until 2001. With a net worth of $144.9B as of Monday June 10, he is the 6th richest person on Earth today, .
He co-founded Alphabet, the new parent company of Google, and was its CEO from 2011 before he stepped down in 2015 and remains a Board Member till date.
#7 Sergey Brin
    He is the second co-founder of Google! and like Larry Page, is also a Board Member of Alphabet, the new mother company of Google.
   With his current net worth, $138.8B, Brin is 7th richest person in the world as of Monday 10 June, 2024.
   #8 Warren Buffet
     With $134.9B net worth, this 93years old investment guru and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is the 8th Richest Person.
  He however lost $995Million of his wealth at the stock market in a day, making him to arrive at the current net worth.

#9 Bill Gates
   Founder of software firm, Microsoft, who later diversified into dozens of holdings, is the Co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
    With his $131B net worth as of Monday June 10, Gates, who had been the richest person in the world for many years in the past, is today the 9th in the list of world's richest.

#10 Steve Ballmer
     This 68years old man and former CEO of Microsoft, who joined the company as an employee in 1980, but grew up to lead the company from 2000 to 2014, is the 10th richest person in the world today.
  His net worth as of Friday, June 16 is #126.2B, after gaining $952M at the stock market.
  He retired from Microsoft in 2014 and bought the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers


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