The entire world has been turned upside down with pandemics, war, and government crackdowns. There are many rich individuals that have lost their billionaire status and even more that received heavy blows due to the nationwide lockdown. However, despite all that has gone wrong in the past year, Forbes has managed to find over a thousand billionaires that have made it out with more cash than they had before.
The rich get richer in 2022
Seizing the opportunities, most of the companies shifted their operations online and took advantage of the untapped potential. These fruitful decisions have allowed them and their employees to successfully combat the financial strain due to the global conditions presented in the last year. As you read on, you will find the 10 richest people in the world in 2022.
The Ten Richest People In The World
The list of the 10 richest people in the world contains 8 people from the united states of America, 1 person from France, and 1 from India.
Elon Musk is the CEO and founder of Tesla and SpaceX. With an innovative approach to transportation both on earth and in space, he has found a lot of success and is at a net worth of $219B.
Jeff Bezos has dropped down from the position of being first. He is currently the owner of many different companies, including Amazon. He is currently enjoying a net worth of $171B
Bernard Arnault and Family
Bernard Arnault is the only French on the top ten list and is a respected name in fashion and cosmetics. He is currently overseeing the vast empire of Louis Vuitton and Sephora. He currently has a net worth of $158B.
Bill gates is a personality that everyone knows all over the world. He is known as the founder of Microsoft and is also known for his philanthropy work all over the world. He currently has a net worth of $129B.
Warren Buffet is an investor from the USA that has a net worth of $118B.
Larry Page is one of the founders of Google and is also the controlling shareholder of the parent company of Google, known as Alphabet. He has a net worth of $111B.
Sergey Brin is also among those that founded Google. He is currently sitting at a net worth of $107B
Larry Ellison is currently serving as the chairman of Oracle. He is also the majority owner of the company and is also among the founders. He enjoys his position with a net worth of $106B.
Steve Ballmer is the ex-CEO of Microsoft. He ran the company for 14 years. Currently, he is sitting at a net worth of $91.4B.
Mukesh Ambani is the only Indian part of the top ten richest people in the world. He runs Reliance Industries and has a lot of major investments in different sectors such as petrochemicals, telecom, and retail. He currently enjoys a net worth of $74B.