Just How Rich Are Elon Musk, Donald Trump and These Other Big Names?

  • In Business
  • 2021-09-26 22:00:18Z
  • By GOBankingRates
lev radin / Shutterstock.
lev radin / Shutterstock.  

What do Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and Oprah Winfrey have in common? They're all really, really rich. But do you know their actual net worths?

Don't Sink The Ship: 28 CEOs That Have Saved or Sunk Major Corporations
Billionaire Status: The 25 Richest People in the US

Test your knowledge of these three and some other equally as big names. See if you can guess how rich they are.

Last updated: Aug. 31, 2021


Jeff Bezos

Amazon began as a small startup run out of Jeff Bezos' Seattle garage in 1994 and has grown into an e-commerce giant worth over $1.5 trillion. Bezos remains the company's CEO and holds a 10.6% stake, Forbes reported.

You may know that Bezos is the richest man in the world, but do you know how much he is actually worth? See what Bezos is worth.

Find Out: 21 Life Hacks From Warren Buffett That Anyone Can Use

Elaine Thompson/AP/REX
Elaine Thompson/AP/REX  

Bill Gates

Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft -- then called Micro-Soft -- with his childhood friend Paul Allen in 1975. He left his daily job at the software company that made him rich in 2008 to focus on charitable pursuits through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Over the years, he has sold or given away much of his stake in Microsoft -- and with his recent divorce announcement, it seems likely his net worth will go down, but he'll still be very wealthy.

Find out just how rich Gates is.

Money Talks: Bill Gates and 15 More Rich People Who Won't Leave Money to Their Kids

Matt Baron / Shutterstock.
Matt Baron / Shutterstock.  

Joe Biden

President Joe Biden began his political career as a member of his local county council and went onto become one of the youngest people ever elected to the U.S. Senate. He became the 47th vice president under President Barack Obama and was elected in November to become the 46th president of the United States. But despite his long political career, Biden has made most of his money outside of politics.

See President Biden's net worth.

Read More: 65 Splurges of the Filthy Rich

Themba Hadebe/AP/REX
Themba Hadebe/AP/REX  

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey has turned her earnings and success from her long-running talk show into a veritable media empire. She has her own cable channel, a stake in Weight Watchers and a multi-year deal with Apple to create content for its streaming channel. In 2020, Forbes named her the ninth-richest self-made woman in America.

But just how rich is she? Find out how much Winfrey is worth.

Regional: 10 States With the Most Millionaires

Carolyn Kaster/AP
Carolyn Kaster/AP  

Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump is the first billionaire president in United States history, Forbes reported. The bulk of his fortune comes from his New York City real estate holdings, but he also brings in money through licensing deals, golf courses and a winery.

See how much Trump is worth.

The Elite: How To Become a Millionaire: Learn the Best Ways

Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.
Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.  

Elon Musk

The CEO of rocket producer SpaceX and electric car maker Tesla, Elon Musk is changing the way the world moves. He wears many hats, including inventor, executive and futurist - roles that have paid him well.

SpaceX was valued at $74 billion after its latest funding round in February 2021, according to Forbes.

Keep reading to find out how much he is worth.

Go Green: Billionaires Who Have Struck It Rich by Going Green

Etienne Laurent/EPA-EFE
Etienne Laurent/EPA-EFE  

Mark Zuckerberg

As the CEO and co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has become the third-richest American and the seventh-richest person in the world, according to Forbes. Zuckerberg started his social media platform in 2004 for his fellow Harvard students, but it's since grown into a go-to communications tool for people around the world.

Zuckerberg and his wife currently own about 15% of Facebook's shares. Can you guess how rich that stake in the company has made him? Find out how rich Zuckerberg is.

  • What Money Topics Do You Want Covered: Ask the Financially Savvy Female

  • 5 Things Most Americans Don't Know About Social Security

  • 20 Home Renovations That Will Hurt Your Home's Value

  • What Income Level Is Considered Middle Class in Your State?

This article originally appeared on GOBankingRates.com: Just How Rich Are Elon Musk, Donald Trump and These Other Big Names?


More Related News

Biden to attend memorial service honoring U.S. law enforcement officers
Biden to attend memorial service honoring U.S. law enforcement officers
  • US
  • 2021-10-16 11:07:56Z

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will attend a memorial service on Saturday at the United States Capitol to honor law enforcement officers who...

Op-Ed: Biden
Op-Ed: Biden's death penalty hypocrisy
  • US
  • 2021-10-16 10:15:24Z

Biden says he opposes capital punishment, yet his administration is pushing for death in the Boston bomber case, even when the sentence was flawed.

Biden's electric vehicle plan includes expanding charging stations. Is it enough?

The infrastructure bill stalled in the House includes $7.5 billion to expand electric vehicle charging stations. Advocates say it's a good start.

Texas abortion law: Biden administration to request block on abortion ban
Texas abortion law: Biden administration to request block on abortion ban

The president's administration will ask the Supreme Court to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.

Trump's stolen election lie is on the ballot in 2022, thanks to these candidates

The issue is particularly animating campaigns for secretary of state in electoral battlegrounds that narrowly backed Biden over Trump in 2020.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply


Top News: Business