There are a lot of rich and famous billionaires in the world who takes control of the whole world economic and have hundreds billion of dollars. If you're curious about who is the richest person in the world and his lifestyle, take a look at the updated list of all the wealthiest men on the planet right below!

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Among more than 2000 billionaires in the world, who is the richest one? Find out who is the richest person in the world and how was the net worth of the wealthiest billionaires affected after the unprecedented year of 2020.

1. Jeff Bezos - $187 Billion

Despite giving $36 billion to his ex-wife as a divorce compensation last year, Jeff Bezos has cemented his position as the richest person in the world since 2017. By January 2021, the total net worth of the Amazon owner is $187 Billion.

While the global pandemic wreaked havoc on all types of business across the world, it didn't matter to Bezos’s business as eCommerce became the rising industry as more people need to stay isolated in their own homes. According to Forbes, the world's richest man racked up $72.4 B within the last year. It means that his net worth increased by 60% during the pandemic. It seems like the billionaire is totally immune to the virus at all.

Despite holding the ugliest man on earth for years, Jeff Bezos’ position is being threatened by the second richest man Elon Musk. In fact, there is a tight race between the two richest men in the world. Just a few days ago, Elon Musk almost outdid Bezos with only one billion richer. However, he quickly returned to the second position after the share price of the company went down in the next few days.

Being the richest person in the world, Jeff Bezos is also well-known for his lavish lifestyle. The owner of Amazon has an incredibly expensive Beverly Hill mansion which cost a whopping $175M. Just like another billionaire, he also has a huge luxury car collection with all of the fanciest car brand in the world not to mention his private jet and many other luxury items.

On the personal front, the richest man in the world Jeff Bezos is in a relationship with the former TV host and journalist Lauren Sanchez after getting divorced to his wife in 2019.

2. Elon Musk - $172 Billion

While a 60% net worth increase sounds incredible, you will be stunned to know that Elon Musk, the world's second-richest man, multiplied his net worth by also 7 times in just a year. 2020 was definitely a big year to Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla - the world biggest electric vehicle and clean energy company. Elon Musk apparently took a quantum leap in the list of richest people in the world as he climbed from the 35th position to the 2nd just after a year.

His success mostly resulted from the rocketing market value of Tesla, which surpassed $500 billion by the end of 2020.

3. Bernard Arnault & family - $145 Billion

While Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk turned the world crisis into great opportunities and rack gold from that, 2020 didn’t treat Bernard Arnault well. The king of the luxury empire only got his net worth increased by around $30 billion.

Along with his family, Bernard Arnault ruled the LVMH, one of the world's biggest luxury goods conglomerates. Some of the most popular brands of the company are Louis Vuitton, Givenchy and Sephora.

4. Bill Gates - $120 Billion

Ranking the 4th spot is the world-established billionaire Bill Gates, who has dominated the number 1 position for years before losing it into Bezos’ hands in 2017. His net worth which mostly comes from Microsoft the technology corporation increased by $18 Billion in the last year.

5. Mark Zuckerberg - $94,6B

Being the world’s pioneer in the evolution of social media over the last decade, Facebook carved its niche as the world's biggest and most powerful social media channel with more than 2.45 billion users across the world. Along with the increasing popularity of Facebook is the increase in net worth of its CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Used to be the world youngest billionaire in 2008, the Havard dropout has been going non-stop in accumulating his net worth over the year. In January 2021, his total net worth was $94.7B.

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