When it comes to power, there are many people with money but that is not what makes them powerful but rather the control over the people or market is more important. Not everyone can be influential people on this earth. Only those who have great leadership skills can prosper to become one in one’s lifetime.
Things Needed to be Powerful
- The person needs to be rich (Filthy Rich)
- They should have an understanding of how the world works
- Should know people in all the different industries
- Many people should know them
These are the Top 5 Powerful People On Earth
1. Donald Trump
Donald John Trump is the forty-fifth and the current president of the United States of America. Before entering into politics, he was a very famous businessman and television personality. He is the president of the most powerful country in the world. He can create world peace or start another world war. All the presidents of other countries listen to him.
2. Vladimir Putin
He is a Russian politician. He was also the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. Currently, it is the fourth presidential term for him which is very long in one’s career. He is said to be very rich and powerful.
3. Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos is the founder, CEO, and president of the multi-national technology company Amazon. Bezos is the first person in history to have a net worth exceeding $200 billion which is very high. He also purchased the major American newspaper The Washington Post in 2013 for $250 million. He also manages many other investments which make him a powerful person
4. Mark Zukerberg
Mark Zuckerberg is known for co-founding Facebook and is its chairman, CEO, and controlling shareholder. In Dec 2016, Mark was ranked 10th on Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People. He Controls Most of the social media such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram. Since 2010, Time magazine has named Zuckerberg among the 100 wealthiest and also the most influential people in the world as a part of its Person of the Year award
5. Bill Gates
Bill Gates is a really hard working person who made it as one of the most successful people in the century. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. At Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO, president and CSA, and also the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the microcomputer revolution between the 1970s and 1980s.
These are the most powerful or influential people in the world who can change the course of humanity if required.
Here are some more powerful people
- Mukesh Ambani
- Lloyd Blankfein
- Michael Bloomberg
- Sergey Brin
- Warren Buffett
- Jamie Dimon
- Laurence D. Fink
Powerful people have great responsibilities on them because many people depend on them to take the right decisions.
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