Once an assistant to Bill Gates, he is now the fifth richest person in the world.

Being among the five richest people in the world is no mean feat. For this it is necessary to earn immense wealth. Be it Elon Musk or Bill Gates, all have achieved success in business and only then have they been able to join the world’s top rich. Now a new name has been added to this list. Interestingly, this man, who is among the five richest people in the world, started his career as an assistant to Bill Gates, who was the richest man in the world for a long time.

Ballmer’s net worth is now

This is the name of Steve Ballmer, who is currently the fifth richest person in the world according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Steve Ballmer’s current net worth is $120 billion. Ballmer’s net worth has increased by $2.60 billion in 24 hours. Now only Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bernard Arnault and Bill Gates are ahead of him.

Names of these people in the top 5

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Elon Musk is the richest person in the world with a total wealth of $198 billion. In second place is Jeff Bezos with a net worth of $160 billion. France’s Bernard Arnault is third with $157 billion. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is currently the fourth richest person in the world and his current wealth is $124 billion.

He surpassed these giants.

Talking about Steve Ballmer, there is not much difference between him and Bill Gates who is at the fourth position. Bill Gates’ current wealth is only $4 billion more than Steve Ballmer’s. Currently, Ballmer has overtaken several giants to reach the fifth position. In terms of net worth, he has now surpassed Larry Ellison ($119 billion), Warren Buffett ($115 billion), Larry Page ($114 billion), Mark Zuckerberg ($113 billion) and Sergey Brin ($108 billion).

Only non-founders in top 10

Steve Ballmer is the only person on the top 10 richest people list who is not the founder or co-founder of a company. Although he is definitely one of Microsoft’s oldest employees. He succeeded Bill Gates as the CEO of Microsoft in 2000. He joined Microsoft in 1980 and became the company’s 30th employee. He is credited with many of Microsoft’s key achievements.

Wealth has increased a lot this year.

Steve Ballmer was the CEO of Microsoft for almost 14 years. After leaving his post, Satya Nadella was given the responsibility of CEO of Microsoft in 2014. Microsoft still plays a large role in Steve Ballmer’s wealth. He owns about 4 percent of Microsoft shares. Steve Ballmer’s net worth has increased by nearly $30 billion this year due to the increase in the company’s share price.

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