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Forbes Top 10 Richest Men in the World & their Net Worth (2020)

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The Forbes 2020 list has not yet been officially announced. But thanks to its wealth counter ‘real-time’ we have an idea of ​​who the richest men in the world are, as the new decade kicks off. And it is not very different from the 2019 ranking.

Jeff Bezos repeats the first position for the third consecutive year, picking up the witness of Bill Gates (who stopped showing the first place in 2017 after donating part of his fortune and now occupies third place).

Among the novelties, the richest man in Spain, Amancio Ortega, climbs one place compared to 2019, placing himself as the fifth richest billionaire in the world.

Top 10 Richest Men in the World (2020)

Below is the list of the top 10 richest men in the world (2020), according to Forbes real-time wealth counter:

1. Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos… (=). 55 years. Net Worth in 2020112.6 billion dollars (↑). Company:  AmazonNationalityAmerican. Position in 2019: 1st.

Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American internet and aerospace entrepreneur, media proprietor, and investor. He is best known as the founder, Chief executive officer, and president of Amazon.com, Inc.

As estimated by Forbes wealth real-time counter, Jeff Bezos looks set to dominate as the richest man in the world for the third year running.

2. Bernard Arnault and family

Bernard Arnault and Family

Bernard Arnault (and family) (↑). 70 years. Net Worth at the beginning of  2020 110 billion dollars (↑). Company: LVMH.  Nationality: FrenchPosition in 2019: 4th.

Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is a French billionaire business magnate and art collector. Arnault is the chairman and chief executive of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE, LVMH, the world’s largest luxury-goods company.

As estimated by Forbes, Arnault will be the second richest man in the world after Bezos. The French billionaire was fourth in on the list of the richest men in the world for 2019.

3. Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Bill Gates (↓). 64 years. Net Worth at the beginning of  2020108.2 billion dollars (↑). CompanyMicrosoftNationalityAmericanPosition in 20192nd. 

William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.

Bill Gates was the second richest man in the world in 2019. However, Forbes’s wealth real-time counter sees Bill gates drop from his second spot last year to third in 2020, making him the third richest man in the world.

4. Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet

 Warren Buffett (↓). 89 years. Net Worth at the beginning of 2020:  89.2 billion dollars  (↓). CompanyBerkshire HathawayNationalityAmericanPosition in 2019: 3rd.

Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist, who is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

5. Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega (↑). 83 years. Net Worth at the beginning of  202077.1 billion dollars (  ). CompanyInditexNationalitySpanishPosition in 20196th. 

Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish billionaire businessman. He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops.

6. Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg (↑). 34 years. Net Worth at the beginning of  202076.4 billion dollars  (). CompanyFacebookNationalityAmericanPosition in 2019: 8th.

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American internet entrepreneur and philanthropist. Zuckerberg is known for co-founding and leading Facebook, Inc. and its namesake social networking website as its chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder.

7. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison (=). 73 years. Net Worth at the beginning of 2020:  66.2 billion dollars  (  ). CompanyOracleNationalityAmericanPosition in 2019: 7th.

Lawrence Joseph Ellison is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is a co-founder and the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation.

8. Carlos Slim Helu and family

Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim (and family) (↓). 79 years. Net Worth at the beginning of  2020:  63.7 billion dollars  (). CompanyAmérica MóvilNationalityMexicanPosition in 20195th. 

Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business tycoon, investor, philanthropist, and engineer. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world by the Forbes business magazine.

9. Larry Page

Larry Page

Larry Page (=). 46 years. Net Worth at the beginning of 202061 billion dollars  (). CompanyGoogleNationalityAmericanPosition in 2019 9th.

Lawrence Edward Page is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known for being one of the co-founders of Google along with Sergey Brin. Page was the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. until stepping down on December 3, 2019.

10. Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin (=). 46 years. Net Worth at the beginning of 2020: 58.8 billion dollars  (↑). Company: Google NationalityAmerican. Position in 2019:  10th.  

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