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The World’s Wealthiest People (August 17, 2022)

Elon Musk

As of August 17, 2022, with a net worth of roughly $270.1 billion, Elon Musk is the richest person in the world, followed by Bernard Arnault (No. 2, $173.8 billion), Jeff Bezos (No. 3, $169.2 billion); and Gautam Adani (No. 4, $135.7 billion).

Bill Gates is the fifth-richest person globally, with a whopping $114.8 billion. Larry Ellison ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $109.9 billion, followed by Warren Buffett with $106.6 billion. Larry Page is placed 8th with a net worth of $103.5 billion. Sergey Brin  ($100.4 billion) occupied the 9th position on the top 10 richest people in the world list, followed by Mukesh Ambani (No. 10, $96.7 billion). Here is the latest list of the world’s top 25 richest persons:

  1. Elon Musk: $270.1 billion
  2. Bernard Arnault & family: $173.8 billion
  3. Jeff Bezos: $169.2 billion
  4. Gautam Adani & family: $135.7 billion
  5. Bill Gates: $114.8 billion
  6. Larry Ellison: $109.9 billion
  7. Warren Buffett: $106.6 billion
  8. Larry Page: $103.5 billion
  9. Sergey Brin: $100.4 billion
  10. Mukesh Ambani: $96.7 billion
  11. Steve Ballmer: $94.6 billion
  12. Carlos slim Helu & family: $85.2 billion
  13. Michael Bloomberg: $76.8 billion
  14. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family: $74.3 billion
  15. Zhong Shanshan: $70.7 billion
  16. Mark  Zuckerberg: $64.4 billion
  17. Amancio Ortega: $63.1 billion
  18. Jim Walton: $60.0 billion
  19. Rob Walton: $58.8 billion
  20. Alice Walton: $57.8 billion
  21. Charles Koch: $57.8 billion
  22. Julia Koch & family: $57.8 billion
  23. Michael dell: $55.8 billion
  24. David Thomson & family: $53.3 billion
  25. Zhang Yiming: $49.5 billion

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