The 10 richest people in the world
Hurun Global Rich List 2022, published March 16 (Hurun Global Rich List 2022) Includes 2,557 companies and 3,381 billionaires from 69 countries. While Elon Musk is ranked number one, Mukesh Ambani is the only Indian in the top ten. Billionaires have an unequal impact on the world economy, politics and philanthropy. According to Forbes, there are 2,755 billionaires in the world. The richest of them are still members of the elite club and have great powers. Many of these billionaires are the founders of technology and they have invested a large part of their founding. However, they can borrow against that wealth to avoid selling shares. Taxes on unrealized capital gains can therefore be deferred. (Or removal to heirs). Multi-billionaires can also use different tax credits to cover reported income. As a result, some people on this list have not paid any income tax in recent years.
In addition to their wealth invested in publicly traded assets, the net worth of wealthy people can vary with market prices. For example, Elon Musk, Tesla Inc. The creator and CEO of (TSLA) and the richest man in the world. Tesla’s share price has risen by 2021 with its net worth (of which they now hold 17 percent) – Tesla’s shares have risen nearly 50 percent in 2021. Meta Platforms Inc. (FB) Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is out of the Top Ten in February 2022. Then Meta’s share price fell after the financial report. In 2022, Zuckerberg’s net worth will fall to $ 40 billion.
- Tesla’s co-founder and CEO Elon Musk is one of the world’s richest people with a net worth of $ 273 billion.
- Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has an estimated net worth of $ 188 billion.
- Musk, LVMH Chair and CEO Bernard Arnault, Google Co-Founder Larry Page and L’Oreal Successor
Franಯois Bettencourt Meyers is one of the billionaires who saw their wealth grow by 2021.
- Seven of the top ten billionaires, except Arnold, have made their mark in technology.
- Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett and Gautam Adani, Founder of Adani Group.
1. Elon Musk:
He is the world’s richest man for the second consecutive year with $ 205 billion, an increase of $ 8 billion compared to last year. Musk has been in the news a lot recently this year for implementing SpaceX’s StarLink satellite Internet services in Ukraine. Tesla, with a market cap of $ 831 billion, is currently larger than the combined market capitalization of the world’s top ten automobile manufacturers and has begun construction at its Berlin Giga Factory. According to the Hurun Global Unicorn Index 2021, SpaceX has grown to be the largest unicorn in the United States with a value of $ 100 billion.
2. Jeff Bezos of Amazon:
Amazon’s founder and executive chairman (AMZN) owns 10% ($ 163 billion) of Amazon’s net worth of $ 188 billion. Other assets include Blue Origin ($ 9.15 billion in private corporate shares), The Washington Post ($ 250 million in private assets), and $ 15.6 billion in cash. Jeff Bezos started Amazon.com in Seattle Garage in 1994.
3. Bernard Arnault:
LVMU’s CEO and Chairman (LVMUY) owns 97.5 percent ($ 120 billion) of Christian Dior’s $ 148 billion net worth. Other assets include equity in Moelis & Company ($ 22.6 billion in public assets), equity in Hermes (undisclosed share) and $ 10.7 billion in cash. French Bernard Arnault is president and CEO of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods group. LVM H is the parent company of Louis Vuitton, Hennessy, Marc Jacobs and Sephora.
4. Bill Gates:
Microsoft Corporation co-founder (MSFT) owns Microsoft’s 1.3 percent ($ 31.9 billion) ownership stake in Microsoft’s $ 133 billion net worth. Other assets include Cascade Investment LLC ($ 59.2 billion in public assets) and $ 56.9 billion in cash. Cascade Investment LLC owns a large chunk of Bill Gates’ total wealth. Cascade invests privately with shares in the Canadian National Railway (CNR), Deere (DE), and Republic Services (RSG), as well as private real estate and energy industries. Bill Gates, along with Warren Buffett, founded Giving Pledge in 2010, a campaign to encourage the rich to commit to donating most of their wealth to charitable causes. On August 2, 2021, Bill and Melinda French Gates divorced. Approximately $ 5 billion of equity was transferred to French Gates as a result of the divorce.
5. Warren Buffett:
Buffett devotes a large portion of his fortune to philanthropy. Between 2006 and 2020, he donated $ 41 billion. Much of it has been given to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and their children’s organizations. In 2010, Buffett and Bill Gates co-launched the Giving Pledge. Buffett, 91, is still the CEO. But in 2021, he hinted he could be his successor. Gregory Abel. Abel is in charge of Berkshire Hathaway’s uninsured operations.
6. Larry Page:
Alphabet Co-Founder and Board Member (GOOG) has a net worth of $ 125 billion. Alphabet owns 6% of the company ($ 109.6 billion in total). Other assets include $ 14.9 billion in cash. Page was an early investor in Planetary Resources, a business dedicated to space exploration and asteroid mining. The company was founded in 2009 and was acquired by Blockchain developer Consensus in 2018 due to financial problems. 67 He has invested in two “flying car” firms, Kitty Hawk and Opener. Net worth increased from $ 52 billion to $ 125 billion in March 2020 alone.
7. Sergey Brin;
Alphabet co-founder and board member (GOOG) has a net worth of $ 119 billion. Alphabet owns 6% of the company ($ 104.4 billion in total). Other assets include $ 15 billion in cash. The Michael J. In partnership with the Fox Foundation, millions of dollars have been donated to research on Parkinson’s disease. Brin’s wealth has grown by more than 25% over the past year.
8. Balmer, Steve:
The Los Angeles Clippers have a net worth of $ 108 billion. Microsoft owns 4% of the company ($ 98.8 billion in total). Other assets include the Los Angeles Clippers ($ 3.16 billion in private assets), as well as $ 5.93 billion in cash. Balmer owns about 4% of Microsoft. This makes him the company’s largest individual shareholder. Ballmer paid $ 2 billion to the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team in 2014, shortly after Microsoft stepped down as CEO.
9. Larry Ellison:
Oracle co-founder, president and chief technology officer is worth $ 103 billion. Oracle’s ownership stake is 40% ($ 68.4 billion). Other assets include Tesla stock ($ 16.3 billion in public equity), $ 17.6 billion in cash and real estate.
10. Gautam Adani:
Adani Group is the founder and president of Adani Group. They have a net worth of $ 100 billion. Adani Enterprises, Power and Transmission are all subsidiaries of Adani Enterprises. Owns 75% ownership shares. Other assets include 65% of Adani Green Energy ($ 23.4 billion in public assets), 61% of Adani Total Gas ($ 24.3 billion of public assets), and 37% of Adani Total Gas ($ 12.2 billion of public assets). Gautam Adani, founder of the Adani Group, will take over Mukesh Ambani in March 2022 as the richest man in Asia. Adani owns major shares in six major Indian companies through their Adani Group. Adani Enterprises holds a 75% stake in Adani Power and Adani Transmissions. Adani holds a 65 per cent stake in Ports and Special Economic Zone, 61 per cent in Adani Green Energy and 37 per cent in Adani Total Gas.