It is startling to know that half the world’s wealth is contained within only 1% of the population. The richest 1% account for roughly $140 trillion out of the $280 trillion in total wealth around the globe. Here is a look at the wealthiest people in the world of each zodiac sign ranked from least to greatest.
#12 – The Wealthiest Sagittarius: Abigail Johnson
Born: December 19, 1961 (age 56 years), Boston, MA
Net worth: $15.5 billion USD (2018)
Abigail Johnson is the CEO of Fidelity Investments, and is ranked by Forbes as the 9th wealthiest woman in the world as of March 2018. Abigail Johnson’s grandfather, Edward Johnson II, founded Fidelity Investments in 1946. In October 2014, Abigail replaced her father Edward Johnson III as CEO and also serves as chairman since 2016.
“Change is something that is expected and, therefore, not resisted.”
– Abigail Johnson
#11 – The Wealthiest Libra: Stefan Persson
Born: October 4, 1947
Net worth: $16.7 billion USD (2018)
Persson is a Swedish business magnate and the chairman of fashion company H&M, which was founded by his father Erling Persson in 1947. Persson took over the company from his father in 1982 and served as its manager until 1998. Persson also owns a substantial stake in the Swedish technology company Hexagon AB. Through his privately held real estate company Ramsbury Invest, Persson owns a large number of properties in London, Paris and Stockholm.
“Sweden is famous for many things – but not fashion.”
– Stefan Persson
#10 – The Wealthiest Cancer: Elon Musk
Born: June 28, 1971
Net worth: $22.6 billion USD (2018)
Elon Musk is the wealthiest Cancer in the world and a technology entrepreneur and investor. He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship and is the founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; co-founder and CEO of Neuralink; and co-founder of PayPal.
“If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day.”
– Elon Musk
#9 – The Wealthiest Gemini: Jim C. Walton
Born: June 7, 1948
Net worth: $47.3 billion USD (November 2018)
The richest Gemini is Jim C. Walton, who is the youngest son of Sam Walton, the founder of the world’s largest retailer, Walmart. On September 28, 2005, Walton replaced his deceased brother, John, on the Wal-Mart Board of Directors. He is currently on the Strategic Planning and Finance committees. He was CEO of his family owned Arvest Bank, until becoming Chairman of Arvest Bank, and Chairman of newspaper firm Community Publishers Inc.
“At CNN, our view is that good journalism equals good business.”
– Jim Walton
#8 – The Wealthiest Taurus: Mark Zuckerberg
Born: May 14, 1984
Net worth: $56.4 billion USD (November 2018)
Born under the astrology sign of Taurus, Mark Zuckerberg is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding and leading Facebook as its chairman and chief executive officer. Born in White Plains, New York, Zuckerberg attended Harvard University, where he launched Facebook from his dormitory room on February 4, 2004, with college roommates.
“I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.”
– Mark Zuckerberg
#7 – The Wealthiest Aquarius: Carlos Slim
Born: January 28, 1940
Net worth: $59.2 billion USD (November 2018)
Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate, engineer, investor and philanthropist born under the star sign of Aquarius. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world by the Forbes business magazine. He derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. He is the richest man in Mexico.
“Profitability is coming from productivity, efficiency, management, austerity, and the way to manage the business.”
– Carlos Slim
#6 – The Wealthiest Leo: Larry Ellison
Born: August 17, 1944
Net worth: $59.5 billion USD (November 2018)
Coming in at number 6 is the Leo businessman, Lawrence Joseph Ellison. Ellison is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. Oracle became a successful database vendor to mid- and low-range systems, competing with Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server, which led to Ellison being listed by Forbes as one of the richest men in the world. He is a licensed aircraft pilot who owns two military jets.
“When I do something, it is all about self-discovery. I want to learn and discover my own limits.”
– Larry Ellison
#5 – The Wealthiest Aries: Amancio Ortega
Born: March 28, 1936
Net worth: $63.6 billion USD (2018)
Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish billionaire businessman born under the astrological sign of Aries. He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops. Very private about his personal life, as of 2012 he had only given three interviews to journalists. Ortega keeps a very low profile and is known for his preference for a simple lifestyle. Until 1999, no photograph of Ortega had ever been published. He refuses to wear a tie and typically prefers to wear a simple uniform of a blue blazer, white shirt, and gray trousers, none of which are Zara products.
“You must appear three times in the newspapers: when you are born, when you get married, and when you die”
– Amancio Ortega
#4 – The Wealthiest Pisces: Bernard Arnault
Born: March 5, 1949
Net worth: $74.7 billion USD (November 2018)
Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is a French business magnate, an investor, and art collector who happens to also be Pisces. Arnault is the chairman and chief executive officer of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury-goods company. He is the richest person in Europe and the 4th richest in the world according to Forbes magazine, with a net worth of $84.6 billion, as of September 2018. In April 2018, he also became the richest person in fashion, surpassing Zara’s Amancio Ortega.
“Money is just a consequence. I always say to my team, ‘Don’t worry too much about profitability. If you do your job well, the profitability will come.”
– Bernard Arnault
#3 – The Wealthiest Virgo: Warren Buffett
Born: August 30, 1930
Net worth: $84.4 billion USD (Nov. 2018)
Representing the sign of Virgo on this list is Warren Buffett; an American business magnate, investor, speaker and philanthropist who serves as the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world. He has been referred to as the “Wizard”, “Oracle”, or “Sage” of Omaha by global media outlets. He is noted for his adherence to value investing and for his personal frugality despite his immense wealth.
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”
– Warren Buffett
#2 – The Wealthiest Scorpio: Bill Gates
Born: October 28, 1955
Net worth: $96.4 billion USD (2018)
The top Scorpio on this list is William Henry Gates III; an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. He has been criticized for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive. This opinion has been upheld by numerous court rulings.
“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”
– Bill Gates
#1 – The Wealthiest Capricorn: Jeff Bezos
Born: January 12, 1964
Net worth: $137.6 billion USD (2018)
By a large margin, the wealthiest person in the world is the Capricorn CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, with a whopping net worth of 137.6 billion dollars as of 2018. Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon. Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and raised in Houston, Texas. He worked on Wall Street in a variety of related fields from 1986 to early 1994. He founded Amazon in late 1994 on a cross-country road trip from New York City to Seattle. The company began as an online bookstore and has expanded to a variety of products and services, including video and audio streaming.
“There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.”
– Jeff Bezos
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