Top 10 Richest Entrepreneurs In The World

Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Richest Entrepreneurs in the world in 2016 and 2017. Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching or running a new business that is a startup company offering a product, process or service. While entrepreneurs are those socially passionate people whole see the world with a keen sight and find solutions for different problems provide an ease to the people thereby starting their own business and running it. Entrepreneurs usually starts and manage business, usually with considerable initiative and risks.

Modern era changed the lifestyle and living standards of the common man and now, every person wants to live an easy and facilitated life. Meanwhile, a large number entrepreneurs all over the world tends to do so by providing their service and products. While doing, so they also make money and promote their startup as well. Among these enormous entrepreneurs some the top 10 richest entrepreneurs in the world in 2016 and 2017 are:

List of Top 10 Richest Entrepreneurs In The World in 2016

10. David Koch:

David Koch Richest Entrepreneurs 2017

David Hamilton Koch is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist, politician, businessman and also one of the richest engineers in the World, he holds a degree in chemical engineering. He is considered the lucky person as he is one of the survivors of the USAir crash in 1991. Koch joined his family business Koch Industries, which is the second-largest privately held company in America. With a net worth of $39.6 billion he is the 10th richest entrepreneur in the world.

9. Charles Koch:

Charles Koch Richest Entrepreneurs 2016

Charles Koch is the brother of David H. Koch both of them inherited their father business Koch Industries. Charles is a well known entrepreneur, businessman and political donor also. He holds a share of 42% of the conglomerate. He has a net worth of $42.9 billion, which makes him 9th richest entrepreneur in the world.

8. Michael Bloomberg:

Michael Bloomberg Richest Entrepreneurs 2018

Michael Blooberg is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist and politician. He was 108th Mayor of New York City. Micheal is the shareholder of almost 88% of the global financial data and media company Bloomber L.P. He stated his business career from Salomon Brothers and traversed the success journey. He was the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P. But he quits for politics later on. With a net asset of$40 billion he is the 8th richest entrepreneur in the world.

7. Larry Ellison:

Larry Ellison Richest Entrepreneurs 2016

Larry Ellison is an internet entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and CEO of Oracle Corporation a successful database vendor. Larry is also in the list of the world richest person. Larry`s Oracle Corporation competing Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server. He has a net asset of $43.5 billion, which makes him 7th richest entrepreneur in the world.

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6. Mark Zuckerberg:

Mark Zuckerberg Richest Entrepreneurs 2017

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is a young internet entrepreneur, computer programmer and philanthropist. He is the chairman, CEO and co-founder of social media network Facebook. He started the Facebook from his roommates in college and then explore it to different campuses. Now, the users of Facebook exceed 1 billion and it has become the largest social media network ever in the world. Mark has an asset of $44.6 million, which makes him 6th richest entrepreneur in the world.

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5. Jeff Bezos:

Jeff Bezos Richest Entrepreneurs 2018

Jeff Preston Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur and investor. He played a vital role in promoting e-commerce and gave a new trend to it. Jeff is the CEO and the founder of, which is the largest online selling website and video streaming., become the largest retailer website in the world. Jeff has a net asset of $45.2 billion, which makes him the 5th richest entrepreneur in the world.

4. Carlos Slim Helu:

Carlos Slim Helu Richest Entrepreneurs 2017

Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican entrepreneur, business magnate, investor and philanthropist. Slim is also ranked amongst richest people in the world. He is the chairman and CEO of telecommunication companies Telmex and the largest mobile phone carrier of America Movil. Slim has a vast business empire in Maxico and is a business tycoon as well. He has a net worth of $50 billion, which makes him 4th richest entrepreneur in the world.

3. Warren Buffet:

Warren Buffet Richest Entrepreneurs 2017

Warren Edward Buffet is a successful American entrepreneur, business magnate, philanthropist and investor. He is the CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway.. He is the most successful investor all across the world and a good fighter as well because his fight against cancer successfully. He is also a political donor and trustee of Hillary Clinton of Democratic. His 99% of philanthropic causes is via Gates Foundation. Warren has a net asset of $60.8 billion, which make him 3rd richest entrepreneur in the world.

2. Amancio Ortega:

Amancio Ortega Richest Entrepreneurs 2016

Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish fashion businessman and founding chairman of of the Indetix fashion group and is the owner of clothing and accessories retail brand Zara. He is also ranked among richest businessman in the world. Amancio has a net worth of $67 billion, which counts him 2nd richest entrepreneur in the world.

1. Bill Gates:

Bill Gates Richest Entrepreneurs 2018

William Henry Gates known as Bill Gates is the most famous entrepreneur, businessman, inventor, author and computer programmer all across the word. He is the co-founder Microsoft the largest personal computer software company. Gates asset increased rapidly in the last decade, almost doubled in five years he also served as CEO of Microsoft. He has a net asset of $79.2 billion, which makes him the richest person and entrepreneur in the world.

These passionate people change the view of the world and gave a new living standard to the world by providing different services and products to ensure all facilitation to an easy life of a common man.


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  1. The list shows how A startup or an entrepreneur business can grow and attain success. Companies like Facebook, WhatsApp, Amazon, Flipkart, Oracle, Apple serve a great example in this cause.

  2. Bill Gates’s income and wealth increases exponentially and he has taken the company to that level that almost worldwide a day can’t go without his products. He is a genius entrepreneur

  3. Mark Zuckerberg is my favorite entrepreneur and most inspiring person.
    He found whatsapp was giving Facebook competition. So, he acquired it.
    The revolutionary Oculus Rift for virtual reality will be soon launched by Facebook that will be a great hit.

  4. Bill Gates is an example for thinking about a possibility and making it true. He is a great human being. Any enthusiast in entrepreneurship should read about all these men in the list to know what it is to get the taste of success, after great hardwork and strong determination.

  5. Mark Zuckerberg is an inspiration for all budding engineers. Following one’s passion is important.
    And he has shown it right. His wealth is so huge now. What was started as a project work of his college, has now grown into a business, employing thousands and connecting billions all over the world.

  6. Although I dont know the net assets possessed by Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba. Com, I feel he deserves a place in the list. His story of becoming one of the successful entrepreneurs is amazing.

  7. Well! This list is has some mind-blowing figures of assets owned by entrepreneurs. Every person in the list has succeeded in a big way to achieve the feat. I think a link to their bio should be provided, so that extra knowledge or inspiration can be taken about their life and background.

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