In whatever form it may come, we all want to equip for ourselves some extra cash just to quench the materialistic desires of ours, or, if you are a Taurus, the materialistic desires of the people closest to us. Well, you may have to wait to be in that zone for a while, but the richest people in the world today have had their share of waiting. And thus are equipped with the luxuries of the world.
Hmm!! so, out of curiosity, we wondered if one’s zodiac sign has a role to play in making us Richy-Rich? Well, many would obviously say no, which is true, but again, don’t tell me your motivation won’t elevate after seeing the person you share zodiac sign with claiming a spot on the 17 richest people in the world list?
Well, we knew you would be excited. So herein, we have listed the top 17 richest people in the world and what their zodiac sign is:
1. Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos’ zodiac sign is Capricorn.
The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has been claiming the world’s richest spot for a while now. Over time, he has not only dethroned Bill Gates but also diversified his business across genres. And all this has worked for him well enough, making him the richest man in the world with a total of $177 Billion in worth.
2. Elon Musk
Elon Musk’s zodiac sign is Cancer.
Tesla and Space X entrepreneur Elon Musk has been having an affair with 1st and 2nd spot on the world’s richest list. But as of now, he claims the 2nd spot with a net worth of $151 billion. Musk, just like Bezos, has diversified his business over time and now owns, in full and partnership, brands like Tesla, PayPal, Space X and more.
3. Bernard Arnault
Bernard Arnault’s zodiac sign is Pisces.
One of the world’s ultimate taste-makers, Bernard Arnault business is so diversified that he today oversees an empire of as many as 70 brands. Out of all the brands, Bernard Arnault is most known for nurturing the world’s leading luxury products group – LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton. His total worth stands at a whopping $150 billion.
4. Bill Gates
Bil Gates’ zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Bill Gates held on to the world’s richest spot for quite some time. The co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, is not only a successful entrepreneur but also a philanthropist. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation operated by Gates, as a leading charitable foundation, funds not only the UN but various other organisations across the world. The foundation also generously funded the COVID-19 vaccine research.
5. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg’s zodiac sign is Taurus.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg claims the 5th spot in the top richest people list. Today, Mark doesn’t only own Facebook but also other major social media platforms like WhatsApp and Instagram. The use of all these platforms has surged ever since the covid-19 pandemic hit us and has only added to Zuckerberg’s wealth of $97 billion.
6. Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett’s zodiac sign is Virgo.
Known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in the world. His fortune of $95 billion is the result of 60 companies he runs under the parent Berkshire Hathaway. In a nutshell, Warren Buffett is the Guru to anyone who seeks to make a fortune by investing.
7. Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison’s zodiac sign is Leo.
Oracle co-founder, Larry Ellison, is also a chairman and chief technology officer in the software giant firm. He has served Oracle as CEO for as many as 37 years before relishing the post in 2014. Today, he owns a 35% share in the firm, and most of his worth of $93 billion is the result of the same.
8. Larry Page
Larry Page’s zodiac sign is Aries.
Another Larry on the list of the world’s richest people is Larry Page. Page, along with Sergey Brin, created the online search engine Google. Page has also served as the CEO of Alphabet, the parent of Google. He continues to remain a board member and a controlling shareholder in the firm.
9. Sergey Brin
Sergey Brin’s zodiac sign is Leo.
Before stepping down in December 2019, Sergey Brin served as President at Google’s parent, Alphabet. However, as of now, he continues to be a controller shareholder and a board member in the firm. His total net worth stands at $89 billion.
10. Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani’s zodiac sign is Aries.
The man who needs no introduction. Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian businessman who is the only Indian on the top 10 richest people list. As the chairman, managing director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd., Mr Ambani operates a number of businesses across various sectors like telecom, energy, e-commerce, retail, etc. His net stands at $74 billion.
11. Amancio Ortega
Amancio Ortega’s zodiac sign is Aries.
One of the wealthiest clothing retailers in the world, Amancio Ortega, hails from Spain. Mr Ortega is known for his world-famous fashion chain Zara. Apart from the brand earnings, Ortega also invests across domains to earn dividends primarily from real estate in Madrid, Barcelona, London, Chicago, Miami and New York. Hmm!! Aries have some domination here.
12. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers’ zodiac sign is Cancer.
Finally, a lady on the list. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the granddaughter of the founder (Eugène Schueller) of L’Oreal. She is today the richest woman in the world. Ms Meyers own as much as 37% of stocks in L’Oreal and also runs a philanthropic foundation, which encourages French progress in the sciences and arts. Her net worth stands at $73.6 billion.
13. Zhong Shanshan
Zhong Shanshan’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Chinese entrepreneur Zhong Shanshan chairs Nongfu Spring, which is a bottled water and beverage company. Mr Shanshan recently took over the likes of Chinese billionaires like Jack Ma and others to claim the spot of the richest man in China. His net worth stands at a whopping $68.9 billion.
14. Steve Ballmer
Steve Ballmer’s zodiac sign is Aries.
Another billionaire from the US, Steve Ballmer, was the CEO of Microsoft from 2000 to 2014. Post-retirement, Ballmer bought NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion. Since 2014, he has indulged himself in philanthropy work, including fighting poverty. He runs a software company that creates software for non-for-profit government agencies. His net stands at $68.7 billion.
15. Ma Huateng
Ma Huateng’s zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Another Chinese billionaire on the world’s richest list is Ma Huateng. Also known as Pony Ma, he chairs Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings. Tencent is China’s largest business by market cap. Tencent not only owns China’s largest social messaging app, WeChat, but also other subsidiaries like Tencent Music and games. His worth stands at $65.8 billion.
16. Carlos Slim Helu
Carlos Slim Helu’s zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Mexico’s richest man is Carlos Slim Helu, who, with his family by his side, controls América Móvil, which is Latin America’s biggest mobile telecom firm. Mr Helu’s net worth stands at $62.8 billion and also 17% stakes of The New York Times.
17. Alice Walton
Alice Walton’s zodiac sign is Libra.
Another lady with a fortune is Alice Walton who is the daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton and currently the 17th richest person on the planet. Alice Walton, however, likes to spend time with art rather than working for Walmart. She owns a museum named Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which is located in her hometown Bentonville, Arkansas. Her net worth is $61.8 billion.
So as per our counting, 5 of the 17 richest people in the world are Aries. Hmm!! Arians, does that gives you some tickles in the tummy?
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