Famous Billionaires

Billionaires are the individuals who possess a net worth of at least one billion units of a given currency like United States dollar, the euro, or the pound sterling. Currently there are over 2,000 billionaires in the world and there are at least 67 countries which are home to at least one person valued at more than a billion dollars. American business magnate and co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, is currently the richest man in the world and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2014. With a net worth of $85 billion, Gates is slightly ahead of his closest competitor, Mexican Carlos Slim who boasts of a net worth of $83 billion. Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world from 2010 to 2013. Another American, Warren Buffett, with wealth valued at $76 billion is also consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people. Buffet is considered to be the most successful investor of the 20th century and is noted for his commitment to philanthropic causes. Even though most of the world’s top billionaires are men, women are not much far behind. American philanthropist Christy Walton, widow of John T. Walton, is the world’s richest woman and the highest female philanthropist. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous billionaires from all over the world.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Jeff Bezos
(Founder of Amazon.com)

Jeff Bezos
182
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 
Mark Zuckerberg
(Co-founder of Facebook)

Mark Zuckerberg
237
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 
Warren Buffett
(Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway)

Warren Buffett
45
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 
Larry Page
(Co-founder of Google)

Larry Page
38
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 5 
Andrew Carnegie
(Industrialist, Businessman, Entrepreneur and a major Philanthropist.)

Andrew Carnegie
16
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 25, 1835
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dunfermline
Died: August 11, 1919

 6 
Ross Perot
(Entrepreneur)

Ross Perot
8
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Texarkana, Texas, United States
Died: July 9, 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 
Mukesh Ambani
(Indian businessman)

Mukesh Ambani
36
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aden, Yemen
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 
Mark Cuban
(Owner of the 'Dallas Mavericks' Team of NBA )

Mark Cuban
28
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 9 
Steve Ballmer
(CEO of Microsoft (2000-2014))

Steve Ballmer
13
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 10 
Roman Abramovich
(Owner of Chelsea F.C. Owner of Millhouse Capital Owner of Evraz)

Roman Abramovich
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saratov, Russia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 
Amancio Ortega Gaona
(Entrepreneur)

Amancio Ortega Gaona
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Busdongo de Arbás, Spain

 12 
MacKenzie Scott
(Novelist, Ex-Wife of Jeff Bezos)

MacKenzie Scott
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 
Robert Kraft
(Chairman and CEO of the Kraft Group)

Robert Kraft
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 
Jack Dorsey
(The Co-Founder & Former CEO of 'Twitter')

Jack Dorsey
47
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 15 
Li Ka-shing
(Entrepreneur)

Li Ka-shing
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 29, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kwangtung
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

Dhirubhai Ambani
26
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Junagadh
Died: July 6, 2002
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 17 
Aristotle Onassis
(Businessman)

Aristotle Onassis
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 20, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karataş, İzmir, Turkey
Died: March 15, 1975
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 
Jerry Jones
(Owner of NFL's Dallas Cowboys Team)

Jerry Jones
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 19 
John Paul DeJoria
(Businessperson)

John Paul DeJoria
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 20 
Laurene Powell Jobs
(Businesswoman, Widow of Steve Jobs)

Laurene Powell Jobs
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Milford, New Jersey, United States

 21 
Hassan Jameel
(Billionaire Businessman, Ex-Boyfriend of Rihanna)

Hassan Jameel
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saudi Arabia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 
Charles Koch
(Co-Owner of Koch Industries)

Charles Koch
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States

 23 
Jan Koum
(Co-founder of WhatsApp)

Jan Koum
22
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 
James Dyson
(Inventor of the dual cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner)

James Dyson
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cromer, England

 25 
Michael S. Dell
(Founder of Dell Inc.)

Michael S. Dell
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 23, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

 26 
Charlie Munger
(Investor)

Charlie Munger
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

 27 
Ray Dalio
(Investor)

Ray Dalio
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States

 28 
Jerry Yang
(Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.)

Jerry Yang
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 29 
J. B. Pritzker
(43rd Governor of Illinois)

J. B. Pritzker
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atherton, California, United States

 30 
Tilman Fertitta
(CEO of Landry's Inc)

Tilman Fertitta
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States

 31 
Gautam Adani
(Founder of Adani Group)

Gautam Adani
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

 32 
Rupert Murdoch
(Media Tycoon)

Rupert Murdoch
20
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 11, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 33 
Alisher Usmanov
(Business Magnate)

Alisher Usmanov
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chust, Uzbekistan

 34 
Pierre Omidyar
(Chairperson of eBay)

Pierre Omidyar
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France

 35 
Pallonji Mistry
(Businessman known for 17.3% stake in Tata Sons)

Pallonji Mistry
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1929 AD
Birthplace: India

 36 
Nita Ambani
(Indian philanthropist)

Nita Ambani
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 37 
Clive Palmer
(Australian Politician)

Clive Palmer
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 38 

Mikhail Khodorkovsky
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 39 
George Soros
(Investor)

George Soros
40
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 40 
Aldo Gucci
(Businessman, Fashion designer)

Aldo Gucci
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Died: January 19, 1990

 41 
Stephen M. Ross
(Businessman)

Stephen M. Ross
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 10, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 42 
Peter Thiel
(Co-founder of 'PayPal', First outside Investor in 'Facebook')

Peter Thiel
27
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

 43 
Gérard Louis-Dreyfus
(Chairman of Louis Dreyfus Energy Services)

Gérard Louis-Dreyfus
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 21, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 16, 2016

 44 
Abigail Johnson
(CEO of Fidelity Investments)

Abigail Johnson
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 45 
Bobby Murphy
(Co-Founder of Snapchat. and software engineer)

Bobby Murphy
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States

 46 
Steve Case
(Entrepreneur)

Steve Case
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Honolulu

 47 
Dietrich Mateschitz
(Co-founder of Red Bull)

Dietrich Mateschitz
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sankt Marein im Mürztal, Austria

 48 
Bill Koch
(Entrepreneur)

Bill Koch
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 49 
Giorgio Armani
(Fashion designer)

Giorgio Armani
38
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Piacenza, Italy
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 50 
John C. Malone
(CEO of Tele-Communications Inc.)

John C. Malone
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milford, Connecticut, United States