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World’s Wealthiest People, 2022 (9 June 2022)

As of 8 June 2022, with a net worth of roughly $214 billion, Elon Musk is the richest person in the world, followed by Jeff Bezos (No. 2, $140 billion), Bernard Arnault (No. 3, $132 billion); and Bill Gates (No. 4, $121 billion).

Warren Buffett is the fifth-richest person globally, with $109 billion. Larry Page ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $104 billion, followed by Mukesh Ambani with $102 billion. Sergey Brin is placed 8th with a net worth of $99.8 billion. Gautam Adani ($97.6 billion) occupied the 9th position on the top 10 richest people in the world list, followed by Steve Ballmer (No. 10, $93.9 billion). Here is the latest list of the world’s top 25 richest persons:

  1. Elon Musk: $214 billion
  2. Jeff Bezos: $140 billion
  3. Bernard Arnault: $132 billion
  4. Bill Gates: $121 billion
  5. Warren Buffett: $109 billion
  6. Larry Page: $104 billion
  7. Mukesh Ambani: $102 billion
  8. Sergey Brin: $99.8 billion
  9. Gautam Adani: $97.6 billion
  10. Steve Ballmer: $93.9 billion
  11. Larry Ellison: $86.9 billion
  12. Carlos Slim: $75.9 billion
  13. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers: $68.9 billion
  14. Mark Zuckerberg: $68.2 billion
  15. Zhong Shanshan: $64.9 billion
  16. Jim Walton: $58.4 billion
  17. Rob Walton: $58 billion
  18. Charles Koch: $57.3 billion
  19. Julia Flesher Koch: $57.3 billion
  20. Alice Walton: $56.1 billion
  21. Michael Dell: $54.0 billion
  22. Amancio Ortega: $52.4 billion
  23. Jacqueline Badger Mars: $48.5 billion
  24. John Mars: $48.5 billion
  25. Alain Wertheimer: $45.1 billion

Detailed findings & methodology: CEOWORLD magazine put together a panel of experts to go over data points culled from virtually every reputable wealth tracking media outlet, including Bloomberg, The Richest, Money Inc, Cheat Sheet, GOBankingRates, Celebrity Net Worth, Wealthy Gorilla, Forbes, and more. Based on a consensus from these sources, the final decision for ranking was judged editorially. All data is for the most recent period available. Some were not included in the official statistics for various reasons, primarily due to the lack of necessary data. Just remember, these values and fluctuations are estimations based on a host of variables and publicly available documents. The margin of sampling error for the full data sample is plus or minus 1.2 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that, as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse, and measurement error——that could affect the results. All figures in US dollars.

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