From Jeff Bezos to Mark Zuckerberg: List of richest people in the world

 | Updated: Jul 08, 2021, 10:33 PM IST

Hurun Report today released the Hurun Global Rich List 2021, a ranking of the US Dollar billionaires in the world.

The world has added 412 billionaires in 2020, to take the total record to 3,228 billionaires. Country-wise, China leads with the most number of billionaires at 1058, followed by the US (696), India (177), Germany, the United Kingdom and Switzerland at over 100 each.

Let's take a look:

Tesla CEO Elon Musk at 89th Academy Awards.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk added a record $151 billion to become the richest man in the world for the first time, with $197 billion.


Jeff Bezos

Billionaire Jeff Bezos, who occupied the first spot in the list last year, slipped to the second position in 2021 despite adding $49 billion.


LVMH Chairman and Chief Executive, Bernard Arnault

LVMH Chairman and Chief Executive, Bernard Arnault has occupied the third spot in this year's list after he added $114 billion to his wealth.


Bill Gates

Microsoft founder and Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates occupied the fourth spot on Hurun Global Rich List 2021 after he added $110 billion to his wealth.


Mark Zuckerberg

CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg grabbed the fifth spot in the list after he added $101 billion.


Bertrand Puech

Bertrand Puech, a fifth-generation descendant of founder Thierry Hermes, occupied the sixth spot in the list after he added $25 to $50 billion to his wealth, making this first time two from the luxury industry in top 10.