Which First Names Have The Highest Net Worth?
Over the years, some names like Rockefeller have commanded a particular power and respect. And although most billionaires are identified by their last names, here is a list of first names that have the highest net worth. According to the Wealth-X Billionaire Census 2019, there are 2,604 billionaires in the world.
Jeffery: The name Jeffery has a net value of about 111 billion dollars and it belongs to a man named Jeffery Preston Bezos who is currently the richest in the world. He is from the united states of America and deals in aerospace, internet, entrepreneurship, and investments. One of his famous companies is multinational Amazon. Other people with the first name Jeffery that have gone to make a name for themselves are Jeffery Sachs, Jeffery Abrams, and Jeffery Raikes among others.
Williams or Bill: The first name Williams belongs to the second richest man in the world, Williams Henry Gates III, popularly referred to as Bill Gates. He has a net worth of 108.8 billion dollars as of January 2020. He once held the title of the world’s richest man from 1995 to 2017 and was only toppled just a few times until he was finally overthrown by Jeff Bezos in late 2017. He is a software developer and investor who co-founded Microsoft and is best-known as the pioneer of the microcomputers revolution of 1970s and 1980s. There is also Bill Koch is worth 1.8 billion dollars.
Warren: Warren Buffet is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is the CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and has a net worth of about 89.4 billion dollars. He was born in the United States and went to the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. He has three kids and is currently married to Astrid. He studied business at the University and went to other finance schools. He is also the richest investor in the world.
Amancio: Amancio Ortega is from Spain and was born in 1936. He founded Inditex fashion and co-founded Zara clothing and accessories with his wife in 1975. He once rose to the richest man in the world in 2015 with a net worth of 80 billion dollars. He currently has a net worth of 68.3 billion dollars. He dropped out of school at 14 and joined his father in A Coruna, where he learned how to make clothes by hand. He donated 300 million euros to fighting cancer across Spain, which was used to purchase machines that were used in combating the illness. He recently just bought Troy Block Complex, one of the places where Amazon first had its headquarters quarters.
Lawrence: This first name belongs to both Larry Ellison and Larry Page. Larry Ellison is the co-founder of the database Oracle corporations. He is from the United States of America and is an executive chairman at oracle and also a board member at Tesla. He has been married four times. He is a net worth of US$69.1 billion as of October 2019. He formed what became the Oracle database in 1977. Some of his competitions are Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server. This name also belongs to Larry Page, co-founder of Google and worth 66.36 billion dollars
Mark: Everyone is familiar with the name Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. He is the founder of Facebook and has over the years acquired other social media platforms like WhatsApp. He has a net worth of 80.7 billion dollars. He is an American internet entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is married to a Pricilla Chan and has two kids. He went to Harvard University where he launched Facebook in 2004. He has given to many charities over the years and is part of the giving pledge in 2010 when he, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffet signed an allegory pledge in which they promised to give at least half of their wealth to charity over time.
Mike: It belongs to a Michael Bloomberg American politician, businessman, and author. He was the mayor of New York City from 2002 to 2013. He went to Harvard where he graduated with an MBA and John Hopkins University. He has a net worth of 60.1 billion dollars. He started his own company in 1981 called Bloomberg, a global financial service software system providing financial information widely used in global finance. He was CEO of Bloomberg for 29 years and he is also a member of the Giving Pledge. He gave 3.3 billion dollars to Hopkins University, which landed him a place at the top of Chronicle of Philanthropy’s “Philanthropy 50” list for 2019.
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