The list of the world’s richest persons changes as time changes depending on their latest net worth and financial performance. Here’s the list of the world’s top 10 richest people of 2022.
1. Elon Musk – $290.3 billion (AED 1 trillion)
Elon Musk is working to change transportation both on Earth, through electric car maker Tesla – and in space, via rocket producer SpaceX. His electric car company Tesla is now valued at nearly $800 billion (AED 2 trillion), currently, his net worth is $290.3 billion (AED 1 trillion). SpaceX, Musk’s rocket company is now valued at nearly $100 billion (AED 367 billion).
2. Jeff Bezos – $189.8 billion (AED 697 billion)
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $189.8 billion (AED 697 billion) and ranks as the second richest person on the earth today.
3. Bernard Arnault & Family – $175.9 billion (AED 648 billion)
LVMH – France Chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault is the third richest person on the earth today.
4. Bill Gates – $135 billion (AED 459 billion)
The co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates has a net worth of $135 billion (AED 459 billion).
5. Warren Buffet – $124.2 billion (AED 456 billion)
Popularly known as the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffet is seen as one of the most successful investors of all time. He runs Berkshire Hathaway which owns over 60 companies including the famous ones Geico insurance, Duracell, and Dairy Queen Restaurant.
6. Larry Page – $119 billion (AED 437 billion)
Larry Page, the co-founder of Google has a net worth of $119 billion (AED 437 billion) and ranks in the sixth position among the world’s richest persons. He has also invested in Planetary Resources, the famed space exploration company, and is also funding “Flying Car”, startup companies Kitty Hawk and Opener.
7. Larry Ellison – $116.2 billion (AED 462 billion)
Larry Ellison has a net worth of $116.2 billion (AED 462 billion) which he earned from Oracle, the software firm he co-founded in 1977.
8. Sergey Brin — $114.3 billion (AED 419 billion)
The co-founder and board member of Alphabet, Sergey Brin has a net worth of $114.3 billion (AED 419 billion) which ranks him in the eighth position among the world’s richest persons.
9. Gautam Adani and family – $113.3 billion (AED 416 billion)
The promoter of the Adani Group, Gautam Adani has segregated his multimillion business fortune into energy, logistics, agriculture, aerospace and other sectors. The Adani Group is a multinational conglomerate dealing with port operations and developments in India, making Adani the richest man in Asia.
10. Mukesh Ambani – $99.7 billion (AED 356 billion)
A Stanford dropout, Ambani has been one of the richest men in Asia, for over a decade now. He is the owner and chairperson of Reliance Industries, which generates a revenue of over $99.7 billion (AED 356 billion), as per Forbes.
Source and Photo Credit: Forbes.com