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The World’s Wealthiest People (August 16, 2022)

Elon Musk

As of August 16, 2022, with a net worth of roughly $272.0 billion, Elon Musk is the richest person in the world, followed by Bernard Arnault (No. 2, $173.4 billion), Jeff Bezos (No. 3, $167.6 billion); and Gautam Adani (No. 4, $131.1 billion).

Bill Gates is the fifth-richest person globally, with a whopping $114.7 billion. Larry Ellison ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $109.5 billion, followed by Warren Buffett with $105.2 billion. Larry Page is placed 8th with a net worth of $103.8 billion. Sergey Brin  ($100.6 billion) occupied the 9th position on the top 10 richest people in the world list, followed by Mukesh Ambani (No. 10, $95.6 billion). Here is the latest list of the world’s top 25 richest persons:

  1. Elon Musk: $272.0 billion
  2. Bernard Arnault & family: $173.4 billion
  3. Jeff Bezos: $167.6 billion
  4. Gautam Adani & family: $131.1 billion
  5. Bill Gates: $114.7 billion  
  6. Larry Ellison: $109.5 billion 
  7. Warren Buffett: $105.2 billion
  8. Larry Page: $103.8 billion
  9. Sergey Brin: $100.6 billion  
  10. Mukesh Ambani: $95.6 billion
  11. Steve Ballmer: $94.9 billion 
  12. Carlos slim Helu & family: $84.5 billion
  13. Michael Bloomberg: $76.8 billion
  14. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family: $74.6 billion
  15. Zhong Shanshan: $70.9 billion
  16. Mark  Zuckerberg: $64.9 billion 
  17. Amancio Ortega: $63.0 billion
  18. Jim Walton: $62.7 billion
  19. Alice Walton: $61.8 billion  
  20. Rob Walton: $61.6 billion
  21. Charles Koch: $57.9 billion 
  22. Julia Koch & family: $57.9 billion
  23. Michael dell: $55.6 billion
  24. David Thomson & family: $53.3 billion
  25. Zhang Yiming: $49.5 billion

Have you read?
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World’s Richest People (Top Billionaires, 2022).
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Countries and territories with the largest population, 2022.
Top Citizenship and Residency by Investment Programs, 2022.

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