Becoming rich is everyone’s dream. But realizing this is not an easy matter. It takes hard work and strength from those around us. Not just an effort, a strong mentality is also very important to always get up when you fall and don’t give up.
Some of the world’s famous people managed to achieve fantastic wealth, such as film players, businessmen and others. The following is a list of the richest people in 2020 according to the Bloomberg Billionaires index which is a daily ranking of the richest people in the world.
1. Jeff Bezos.
This man is the number one richest person according to the Bloomberg index. Jeff Bezos has a wealth of up to USD 118 billion or IDR 1,619 trillion (exchange rate of IDR 13,721 per USD).
As many people know, Amazon is the largest online retailer company in the world. Unmitigated this company dominates the market through the website to reap profits from Amazon itself of USD233 billion in 2018.
2. Bill Gates.
Who does not know this one man, a founder of Microsoft and the world’s largest software maker. Most of his wealth comes from cascade investment, which is a holding company created from the sale of Microsoft shares.
Bill Gates now pocketed a wealth of USD114 billion or Rp1,564 trillion (exchange rate of Rp13,721 per USD). The remainder of his fortune is managed through Cascade Investments, which controls stakes in many publicly traded companies, including Canadian National Railways, Deere and Ecolab.
Based on analysis of Bloomberg data, Gates has sold more than $40 billion in stock and raised more than $12 billion in dividends, including payments of $3.3 billion.
3. Bernard Arnault
Who does not know the famous brand LVMH. Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton makes world-famous luxury goods.
Bernard Arnault is the owner brand famous LVMH who had an income of 46.8 billion euros in 2018. The richest man in France has a fortune of USD106 billion or Rp. 1,454 trillion (exchange rate of Rp. 13,721 per USD).
4. Warren Buffett.
Buffet is the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway and serves as its chairman. The group provides investments with an annual return of 20.5% in market value since 1953. Buffett owns many stocks, including Coca-Cola and American Express.
Buffet has a wealth of USD 89.9 billion or IDR 1,233 trillion (exchange rate of IDR 13,721 per USD).
5. Mark Zuckerberg.
The name of this one is no longer foreign to hear. Yep, a founder and chief executive of Facebook, which is the world’s largest social network.
Most of Mark’s wealth comes from 13% of Facebook’s shares, according to an October 2019 stock exchange report. His net worth is $80 billion or IDR 1,097 trillion (exchange rate of IDR 13,721 per USD).
That’s a row of the richest people in the world who own shares and large companies. But the wealth they have takes great effort to make it happen. Like Mark who used to be a student and created social media which now almost everyone uses it.