Every success has a story behind it; a story of struggle, a story of motivation or a story of inspiration. Achieving success and to continue to be successful is a mark of excellence that is acquired from hard work, passion and motivation. Creating milestones and footprints of success, there are few business tycoons who have been distinguished as passionate personalities, not only in their respective countries but on a global level. They are the over achievers who were committed to influence the world through their great works. Be it an inherited business name or an entrepreneurial journey, these business magnates contributed greatly to the expansion of their businesses, attaining a significant presence in the business world. They are the Top 10 Business Tycoons in the world today
01: Jeff Bezos - CEO of Amazon
With small beginnings come great things. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in the garage of his Seattle home in 1994. The small startup grew rapidly in three years making it one of the leading online marketplaces selling everything from gadgets to food,
02: Bill Gates - American Business Magnate
At 62, with his magnetic personality and awe-inspiring success Bill Gates has undoubtedly influenced the world today. With a net worth of US$96.5 billion as on June 2018, Bill gates is the co-founder of Microsoft, Gates has built a multibillion-dollar empire. In 1975, Gates dropped out of Ivy League School
03: Warren Buffett - CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Being inspired by a borrowed book One Thousand Way to Make $1000 at the tender age of seven Warren started his entrepreneurial journey doing various odd jobs like selling weekly magazines from door to door. He also worked at his father’s grocery store. Some of the
04: Bernard Arnault - CEO of LVMH
A French business tycoon, investor and art collector, Bernard Arnault is the CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE. He bought Christian Dior when he joined the business and helped revive the company. He has been serving as the Chairperson since 1989 and is the
05: Carlos Slim - Mexican Business Tycoon
Carols Slim Helu, the Mexican business tycoon is the richest man in Mexico. He is an engineer, investor and philanthropist. He served as the CEO of Telmex, America Movil and Grupo Carso. With a net worth of US$64 billion he also controls America Movil, the Latin
America. Carlos completed his Civil Engineering degree and started working in 1961 as a Stock Trader in Mexico. He is the largest single shareholder in New York Times and owns stakes in consumer goods, mining, Mexican construction and estate companies.
06: Amancio Ortega - Spanish Businessman
Amancio the co-founder of Spanish retailing giant Inditex, is now amongst the richest people on the planet with a net worth of US$62.7 billion. Amancio dropped out of school and started working at the age of 14 as a shop assistant at a local company, called Gala,
where he learned to make clothes by hands. His relentless hard work has made him one of the richest men in the world today despite the hardships he faced as a teenager. Inditex includes big brands like Zara, Bershka, Pull and Bear and Massimo Dutti.
07: Larry Ellison - American Businessman
At 73 today, Larry serves as the co-founder, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Chairman of Oracle Corporation. Larry Ellison is one of the richest people in the world with the net worth of US$62.5 billion. He was an average student with a keen interest in
08: Mark Zuckerberg - CEO of Facebook
Mark launched Facebook in 2004, one of the biggest social media platforms that has reached far and wide, while he was a sophomore in college. The launch took place in the four walls of his dormitory making him the youngest billionaire at the age of 23. With a net worth of
09: Michael Bloomberg - CEO of Bloomberg L.P.
An American Business tycoons, Michael Bloomberg is a businessman, politician, author, and philanthropist. He is the founder, CEO and owner of Bloomberg L.P. a global financial services, software and mass media company. He worked at securities brokerage Salomon Brothers
10: Larry Page - American Computer Scientist
The Co-Founder of Google, Larry Page is an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Michigan, Page decided to concentrate on computer engineering at Stanford
University, where he met Sergey Brin his partner and co-founder of Google. In 2006, Google purchased the most popular website for user-submitted streaming videos, YouTube, for $1.65 billion in stock. With a net worth of US$50.8, Larry has joined the team of richest business tycoons in the world. Business tycoons, business magnates, business leaders or masterminds, these influential personalities have redefined every term in their own unique way and have created a revolution in the business realm.