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The World’s Wealthiest People (May 21, 2023)

As of May 21, 2023, with a net worth of roughly $232.2 billion, Bernard Arnault is the wealthiest person in the world, followed by Elon Musk (No. 2, $184.7 billion), Jeff Bezos (No. 3, $139.1 billion); and Larry Ellison (No. 4, $127.8 billion).

Warren Buffett is the fifth-richest person globally, with a whopping $116.3 billion. Bill Gates ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $114.3 billion, followed by Larry Page with $104.2 billion. Sergey Brin is placed 8th with a net worth of $99.1 billion. Steve Ballmer ($98.4 billion) occupied the 9th position on the top 10 wealthiest people in the world list, followed by Carlos Slim Helu (No. 10, $97.3 billion). Here is the latest list of the world’s top 26 wealthiest persons.


  1. Bernard Arnault & family: $232.2 billion
  2. Elon Musk: $184.7 billion
  3. Jeff Bezos: $139.1 billion
  4. Larry Ellison: $127.8 billion
  5. Warren Buffett: $116.3 billion
  6. Bill Gates: $114.3 billion
  7. Larry Page: $104.2 billion
  8. Sergey Brin: $99.1 billion
  9. Steve Ballmer: $98.4 billion
  10. Carlos Slim Helu & family: $97.3 billion
  11. Michael Bloomberg: $94.5 billion
  12. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family: $90.8 billion
  13. Mark Zuckerberg: $87.4 billion
  14. Mukesh Ambani: $86.9 billion
  15. Amancio Ortega: $82.3 billion
  16. Jim Walton: $63.0 billion
  17. Zhong Shanshan: $62.6 billion
  18. Rob Walton: $61.7 billion
  19. Alice Walton: $60.8 billion
  20. Charles Koch: $56.7 billion
  21. Julia Koch & family: $56.7 billion
  22. David Thomson & family: $56.4 billion
  23. Michael Dell: $55.7 billion
  24. Gautam Adani: $46.5 billion
  25. Zhang Yiming: $45.0 billion
  26. Phil Knight & Family: $44.3 billion

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