Top 10 Richest Man in The World 2022

#1 | Elon Musk

NET WORTH: 202.1 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: FOUNDER, CEO, THE LEAD ENGINEER OF SPACEX, CEO, PRODUCT DESIGNER OF TESLA, INC., FOUNDER OF THE BORING COMPANY AND X.COM (CURRENTLY PAYPAL), CO-FOUNDER OF ZIP 2, NEURALINK, & OPEN AI, & CHAIRMAN OF SOLARCITY

RESIDENCE: SOUTH AFRICA (1971-CURRENT), UNITED STATES (2000-CURRENT), CANADA (1971-CURRENT)

Elon Musk is the reputable founder, chief designer, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX; early investor, product designer, and CEO of Tesla Inc.; Founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and primary co-chairman, and co-founder of OpenAI.

As of January 2021, Musk’s total net worth was valued at $155.6 billion by Forbes, making him the second richest person in the world after Jeff Bezos.

Elon Musk owns around 48% stack of the intimately organized SpaceX and 20% of Tesla’s signature shares.

#2 | Jeff Bezos

NET WORTH: 191.7 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: FOUNDER & CEO OF AMAZON

RESIDENCE: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon, a multibillion-dollar technology corporation.

According to Forbes, he was the world’s richest person, with a net worth of around $190 billion as of April 2022. His fortune increased by almost $56 billion during the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020.

Bezos is a business entrepreneur, media mogul, and investor from the United States.

During the epidemic, Amazon saw a 38% increase in sales to $386 billion in 2020, as many stayed at home and made online purchases.

#3 | Bernard Arnault & family

NET WORTH: 174.8 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: CHIEF EXECUTIVE & CHAIRMAN OF LVMH MOT HENNESSY – LOUIS VUITTON SE

RESIDENCE: PARIS, FRANCE

Bernard Arnault is the chairman and CEO of the world’s largest luxury goods firm, LVMH Mot Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE.

He is a French businessman, art collector, and investor.

According to Forbes, Arnault is the world’s richest individual, worth a billion dollars.

#4 | Bill Gates

NET WORTH: 131.0 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: CO-FOUNDER OF MICROSOFT CORPORATION

RESIDENCE: MEDINA, WASHINGTON

Bill Gates is a business entrepreneur, software developer, investor, author, and philanthropist from the United States.

He is the Microsoft Corporation co-founder.

During his time at Microsoft, Gates served as chairman, CEO, president, and chief software architect.

Gates was the world’s highest-earning billionaire in 2013, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as his net worth grew from US$15.8 billion to US$78.5 billion.

He was the company’s largest individual shareholder until May 2014.

#5 | Larry Ellison

NET WORTH: 123.1 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: CO-FOUNDER, CTO, & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF ORACLE CORPORATION

RESIDENCE: WOODSIDE, CALIFORNIA; MOVED TO HAWAII TO THE ISLAND OF LANAI

Larry Ellison is the co-founder, chief technology officer (CTO), and executive chairman of Oracle Corporation, an American multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Austin, Texas.

In 2019, Oracle was the second-largest software company by revenue and market capitalization.

The company was formerly headquartered in Redwood Shores, California until December 2020 when it moved its headquarters to Texas.

He has gained this status by his founded company Oracle where he had served as a CEO until September 2014.

#6 | Larry Page

NET WORTH: 119.6 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: CO-FOUNDER OF GOOGLE

RESIDENCE: PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

Larry Page is a business mogul and a computer scientist from the United States.

In 1998, he co-founded Google with Sergey Brin, a Stanford Ph.D. student.

Page served as CEO until 2001, when Eric Schmidt took over, and then as CEO of Google’s new parent company Alphabet from 2011 until 2015.

#7 | Mark Zukerberg

NET WORTH: 118.1 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: CO-FOUNDER OF FACEBOOK, INC.

RESIDENCE: PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

Mark Zukerberg is the chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder of Facebook, Inc., which he co-founded.

He is an internet entrepreneur and philanthropist from the United States.

He is also a board member of Breakthrough Starshot, a solar sail spacecraft development initiative.

#8 | Sergey Brin

NET WORTH: 115.3 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: CO-FOUNDER OF GOOGLE

RESIDENCE: LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA

Sergey Brin was a co-founder of Google alongside Larry Page.

Brin was the president of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., until December 3, 2019, when he stepped down.

He is a Computer Scientist and Business Magnate from the United States.

#9 | Warren Buffett

NET WORTH: 103.1 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY

RESIDENCE: OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Warren Buffett is a business entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist from the United States.

Buffett is the CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, a conglomerate that controls more than 50 businesses.

He is regarded as one of the world’s most successful investors.

#10 | Mukesh Ambani

NET WORTH: 102.4 BILLION

IDENTIFIED AS: MANAGING DIRECTOR & CHAIRMAN, RELIANCE INDUSTRIES

RESIDENCE: MUMBAI, INDIA

Mukesh Ambani is a successful Indian business person, and the managing director (MD), chairman, and also the largest stockholder of his company Reliance Industries Ltd.

(RIL) is listed in Fortune Global 500 company and India’s most profitable group by market cap that functions in natural resources, energy, retail, petrochemicals, telecommunications, and textiles.

With sustaining ownership of the world’s largest oil refining company, Mukesh Ambani holds a 42% stack of Reliance Industries which derives the majority of Ambani’s wealth.

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