Time has witnessed the legends it has seen, and when it comes to investing, the world has seen several tactful legends who defined the definition of investment and inspired the world in one go. They earned their riches by grabbing opportunities and hitting the right ball of gains. These investors are fearless. Who put their fair take on risks made them who they are today: one of the richest people in the world.
In today’s article, we will talk about 5 of the most brilliant investors in the world that exist and what sets their portfolios apart.
Let us get started.
Let us have a look at the world's richest investors
Net Worth: 249.8 billion USD
Elon Musk is the CEO, founder, inventor, or adviser for some of the world's most-hyped companies, including Space X, Tesla and The Boring Company. He has set a benchmark of persuasion and dedication in the world to follow by being the richest man on earth.
What sets his victory most cherished is the utmost commitment he has shown throughout, from launching Zip2 to building Tesla. His resume is littered with accomplishments that have come a long way, from the verge of 2008 bankruptcy for Tesla and SpaceX to soaring high stocks of 705% within a few months of 2020 and the sunbeam of his decision-making.
Only Musk could turn around the Falcon 1 failed launch to SpaceX, the fourth one. He has set the pace of investing in the right things and with the utmost diligence.
Net Worth: 148.8 Billion USD
The founder and CEO of Amazon have built the brand from a garage and leveraged beyond books by expanding it to more than 30 countries and selling anything under the sun.
Jeff has an 11.1% ownership stake in the company, equating to 165 billion USD. He became the first person to achieve a net worth of 100 billion USD after Bill Gates in 1999, after which he took Amazon public in 1997. And it has only soared up, adding that 2020 acted as a catalyst. The shares skyrocketed due to the high demand for online shopping during the lockdown.
He has diversified his investment portfolio from traditional investments such as real estate to media giants like Twitter Inc. to High Tech, Glass, and Travel. His investment adds weight to his riches.
Net Worth: 108.2 Billion USD
Every human in any corner of the world has heard Bill Gates' name. Gates is known for all the right reasons, whether it's his philanthropy or achievement from a Harvard dropout to the founder of Microsoft. He has added the reason why tech exists in this world. His asset class carries a list of various names, and so do his investment ventures.
The majority of Gates's financial assets are held by Cascade Investment LLC and it’s interesting to note that its portfolio is also well-diversified.
Net Worth: 189.8 Billion USD
The French National has levelled up the makeup industry. He is the chairman and CEO of LVMH, the world's largest luxury goods company. He owns some of the biggest brands on earth, including Louis Vuitton, Hennessey, Marc Jacobs, Sephora, and many more. His massive stakes of 41.2 % in Christian Dior SE, the holding company, adds to the reasons for his wealth.
Warren Buffet inspires Bernard in the business. His business ventures are startling, with heading an empire of over 70 brands. In addition to LVMH, he oversees further investment and holding vehicles. Furthermore, he has also invested in Boo.com and a variety of other online ventures, as well as buying Princess Yachts outright.
Net Worth: 107.9 Billion USD
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO and chairman of Facebook, which has more than 2.7 billion monthly active users, defined online media as connecting worlds together with a click. Facebook not only created a stir for itself but also operates the popular photo-sharing app Instagram and messaging apps like Whatsapp and Messenger, the trio that dominates the social media landscape.
When it comes to investments, Zuckerberg's interests revolve around the areas of education and technology. A large part of his investment has been invested in these sectors. He has diversified his portfolio, from investment in real estate to robotics company, Vicarious to funding into Asana or MasteryConnect, his portfolio as much weight as his wealth.
These 5 exceptional investors made their way to become some of the most influential people in the world. As you read above, most weren't born with a silver spoon. Their strength was incredible investment sense and grabbing the right opportunities.
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