Quick Answer: Who Is The Richest Person In History Adjusted For Inflation?

Who is the richest person in history?

Mansa Musa I of Mali

Who was richer than Rockefeller?

Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in modern history with an estimated net worth of over $150 billion dollars according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. However, his wealth as a share of his country’s GDP is still a lower percentage than John D Rockefeller’s was in the early 1900s.

Who was the richest man in US history?

The richest Americans in history

  • William Weightman. Adjusted wealth*: $51.8 billion.
  • John D. Rockefeller.
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt. Adjusted wealth*: $205 billion.
  • John Jacob Astor. Adjusted wealth*: $138 billion.
  • Stephen Girard. Adjusted wealth*: $120 billion.
  • Richard Mellon. Adjusted wealth*: $103 billion.
  • Andrew Carnegie.
  • Stephen Van Rensselaer.