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The list of the world’s richest individuals can vary from year to year, depending on their latest net worth and financial performance. Here is the latest list of the world’s top 10 richest persons, based on real time
Forbes list of August 22, 2022 and some interesting facts about each of them.



1. Elon Musk – $263.4 billion


Elon Musk is revolutionizing transportation, both on Earth, through the electric car manufacturer Tesla — and in space, via rocket manufacturer SpaceX. Elon Musk’s electric car company Tesla is now valued at nearly $800 billion, currently his net worth is $263.4 billion. Musk’s rocket company, SpaceX, is now valued at nearly $100 billion. Tesla has become the world’s most valuable automaker with a market cap of $800 billion in October 2021.

2. Bernard Arnault and Family – $167.7 Billion

LVMH – President and CEO of France, Bernard Arnault, is the second richest person on Earth. His net worth is $167.7 billion due to his business in an empire of more than 70 brands including Louis Vuitton and Sephora. French businessman and the richest man in Europe, Bernard Arnault, made a fortune of $100 billion last December.

3. Jeff Bezos – $162.7 billion

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $162.7 billion and is the third richest person on Earth today. His position remains the same even after he divorced his wife MacKenzie in 2019 and transferred a quarter of his stake in Amazon to her. Bezos founded the behemoth Amazon in 1994 from his garage in Seattle. The e-commerce giant has reaped the benefits of this coronavirus pandemic as more people shop online.

4.
Gautam Adani and family – $142.7 billion

Gautam Adani, promoter of the Adani Group, has divided his multi-million dollar business fortune into energy, logistics, agriculture, aerospace and other sectors. The Adani Group is a multinational conglomerate engaged in port activities and developments in India, making Adani the richest man in Asia.

5.
Bill Gates
$113.4
billion

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder Bill Gates has a net worth of $113.4 billion. After co-founding the software giant Microsoft with Paul Allen, Bill Gates eventually sold a large portion of his stake in the company, keeping just 1% of the stock and investing the rest in stocks and other assets. Bill Gates entered the $100 billion club in April last year when Microsoft’s stock price soared after earnings. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the world’s largest private charitable foundation.

6.
Larry Ellison – $108.5 Billion

Larry Ellison has a net worth of $108.5 billion that he earned from Oracle, the software company he co-founded in 1977. He stepped down as CEO of the company in 2014 and has since served as the company’s chairman of the board and chief technology advisor. Ellison has also been on the Tesla board since December 2018 after purchasing 3 million shares earlier that year. He owns almost the entire Hawaiian island of Lanai.

7. Warren Buffet – $103.4
billion

Warren Buffet, popularly known as the Oracle of Omaha, is considered one of the most successful investors of all time. He runs Berkshire Hathaway which owns over 60 businesses including the famous Geico Insurance, Duracell, Dairy Queen Restaurant. His net worth is $103.4 billion. The son of a US congressman, he bought his first shares at the age of 11.

8.
Larry Page – $100.1 Billion

Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, has a net worth of $100.1 billion and ranks eighth among the world’s richest persons. He has also invested in Planetary Resources, the famous space exploration company, and also funds “Flying Car”, startup companies Kitty Hawk and Opener.


9. Sergey Brin – $97.0 Billion


Sergey Brin, co-founder and board member of Alphabet, has a net worth of $97.0 billion, ranking him ninth among the richest people in the world. He co-founded Google with Larry Page in 1998, which went public in 2004 and became Alphabet in 2015.

10. Mukesh Ambanic – $94.2 billion

A Stanford sally, Ambania has been one of the richest men in Asia for over ten years. He is the owner and chairman of Reliance Industries, which generates more than $94.2 billion in revenue, according to Forbes.



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