This article will focus on world richest people. Forbes puts the number of billionaires in the world at 2,668 in 2022 from their 36th-annual ranking of the planet’s richest people
According to Forbes report, The billionaire worth a collective $12.7 trillion—$400 billion less than in 2021.Many of these billionaires are founders of technology giants, with much of their wealth still invested in the companies they started.
Elon Musk, who tops the World’s Billionaires list for the first time. China (including Macau and Hong Kong) remains number two, with 607 billionaires worth a collective $2.3 trillion
Below are the 10 wealthiest people on the planet as of the same date, according to Forbes Index.
1. Elon Musk, the co-founder and CEO of Tesla, is the richest person in the world with a net worth of $219 B billion
2. Behind Musk is the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, with an estimated net worth of $171 billion
3. Bernard Arnault & family :
The French national Bernard Arnault is the chair and CEO of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods company. LVMH owns brands including Louis Vuitton, Hennessey, Marc Jacobs, and Sephora. he worth $15 Billion
4. Bill Gates :
He is the owner of largest software company in the world, Microsoft also produces its line of personal computers, publishes books through Microsoft Press, provides email services through its Exchange server, and sells video game systems and associated peripheral devices. His Net Worth: $$129 billion
5. Warren Buffett:
Buffett Net Worth: $118 billion: He Widely known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Buffett is a buy-and-hold investor who built his fortune by acquiring undervalued companie. He is the owner of Berkshire Hathaway which has invested in large, well-known companies.
6. Larry Page :
Page and Brin found Google in 1998, with Page serving as CEO of the company until 2001, and again between 2011 and 2019. His Net Worth: $111 billion. Google is the dominant internet search engine, accounting for more than 92% of global search requests
Google company purchased YouTube, the top platform for user-submitted videos After acquiring Android, Inc. in 2005
7. Sergey Brin:
His Worth: $107 billion : He co-founding Alphabet, parent company of Google with Larry Page in 1998, Brin became Google’s president of technology when Eric Schmidt took over as CEO in 2001.
8. Gautam Adani :
Gautam Adani, the founder of Adani Group, surpassed Mukesh Ambani in March 2022 as the richest person in Asia. Adani, via his ownership of Adani Group, owns major stakes in six key Indian companies. His Net Worth: $98.1 billion
9. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani chairs and runs $74 billion (revenue) Reliance Industries, which has interests in petrochemicals, oil and gas, telecom and retail. His network is Net Worth $90.7 billion
10. Steve Ballmer
Steve Ballmer is the high-wattage former CEO of Microsoft, who led the company from 2000 to 2014. He joined Microsoft in 1980 after Bill Gates convinced him to drop out of Stanford University’s MBA program. He was Microsoft’s 30th employee. Ballmer went on to succeed Gates as Microsoft CEO in 2000.