Success is often measured by the value one has in terms of money. The success, however, is years of hard work and toil that gets people where they are today.
Let’s have a Look At the Top 3 Richest person of the World and Know About their Net Wealth.
1) Bill Gates
Net Worth : 86 Billion US Dollar
Age : 61 years
Country : USA
Major Source of Wealth : Microsoft
Bill Gates founded the largest software company in the world, Microsoft in 1975. Until 2014, he was the largest shareholder in the company. He was the CEO of Microsoft until 2000, when he stepped down to be the Chief Software Architect instead.
Although he was originally on track to become a lawyer, Gates found himself fascinated by computers at an early age. He enrolled in Harvard in 1973. He did not have a concrete study plan, but often found himself spending time around the school’s computers.
In June 2006, Gates announced he would be working part-time at Microsoft, and full-time at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, his and wife Melinda’s personal charity. The charity has an endowment of over 40 billion dollars.
2) Warren Buffett
Net Worth : 75.6 Billion US Dollar
Age : 86 years
Country : USA
Major Source of Wealth : Berkshire Hathaway
Warren Buffett is the most successful investor on earth. He is the CEO and primary shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway. Even more incredible is the fact he is self made.To this day, he is known for his frugal habits, despite his massive wealth. From a young age he had a propensity for business and investing. His first job of sorts was selling soda, gum, and newspapers door to door.
Berkshire Hathaway owns massive companies such as Geico, Dairy Queen, and Fruit of the Loom. It also has large stakes in Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo, IBM. It is the fifth most valuable company in the United States.
To this day, he is known for his frugal habits, despite his massive wealth. He even lives in the same house he purchased in 1958 for 31,500 dollars. Although he is generally frugal with himself, he is generous towards others. Buffett has pledged to give away 83% of his wealth to the Bill and Melinda gates foundation, which would likely make it the largest charitable donation in history.
3) Jeff Bezos
Net Worth : 72.8 Billion US Dollar
Age : 53 years
Country : USA
Major Source of Wealth : Amazon.com
Chances Are Very High that you’ve ordered something at least one from Amazon.com. Despite the sheer size of Amazon, founder Jeff Bezos also manages two other successful companies. He is the founder and owner of aerospace manufacturer Blue Origin, and manages the Washington Post which he purchased in August 2013 for 250 million.
Bezos left his job as a hedge fund investor to found Amazon in 1994. He started the business from his garage, inspired to do so after reading about the boom in internet usage. Bezos is well known for his skills as a manager and his attention to detail in the workplace.
Through Amazon.com, Bezos has launched several charitable campaigns. He has also supported several campaigns for equality, and frequently donates to scientific and
Do You KNOW ?
8 Out of the Top 10 Richest People on Earth Are from United States of America.