30 World’s Wealthiest People, 2022 (11 April 2022)


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As of 11 April 2022, with a net worth of roughly $260 billion, Elon Musk is the richest person in the world, followed by Jeff Bezos(No. 2, $179 billion), Bernard Arnault(No. 3, $142 billion); and Bill Gates(No. 4, $131 billion).

Warren Buffett is the fifth-richest person in the world, with $128 billion. Larry Page ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $119 billion, followed by Sergey Brin with $114 billion. Gautam Adani is placed 8th with a net worth of $110 billion. Steve Ballmer($104 billion) occupied the 9th position on the top 10 richest people in the world list, followed by Larry Ellison(No. 10, $102 billion).

  1. Elon Musk: $260 billion
  2. Jeff Bezos: $179 billion
  3. Bernard Arnault: $142 billion
  4. Bill Gates: $131 billion
  5. Warren Buffett: $128 billion
  6. Larry Page: $119 billion
  7. Sergey Brin: $114 billion
  8. Gautam Adani: $110 billion
  9. Steve Ballmer: $104 billion
  10. Larry Ellison: $102 billion
  11. Mukesh Ambani: $97.5 billion
  12. Mark Zuckerberg: $84.1 billion
  13. Carlos Slim: $79.9 billion
  14. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers: $79.4 billion
  15. Zhong Shanshan: $71.7 billion
  16. Jim Walton: $70.0 billion
  17. Rob Walton: $69.1 billion
  18. Alice Walton: $67.5 billion
  19. Charles Koch: $59.7 billion
  20. Julia Flesher Koch & family: $59.7 billion
  21. Changpeng Zhao: $57.6 billion
  22. Jacqueline Badger Mars: $51.5 billion
  23. John Mars: $51.5 billion
  24. Michael Dell: $50.5 billion
  25. Phil Knight & family: $50.3 billion
  26. MacKenzie Scott: $48.1 billion
  27. Amancio Ortega: $47.3 billion
  28. Zeng Yuqun: $44.6 billion
  29. Zhang Yiming: $44.5 billion
  30. Francois Pinault: $40.6 billion

Detailed findings & methodology: CEOWORLD magazine put together a panel of experts to go over data points culled from virtually every reputable wealth tracking media outlet including Bloomberg, The Richest, Money Inc, Cheat Sheet, GOBankingRates, Celebrity Net Worth, Wealthy Gorilla, Forbes, and more. Based on a consensus from these sources, the final decision for ranking was judged editorially. All data is for the most recent period available. Some were not included in the official statistics for various Rich person reasons, primarily due to the lack of necessary data. Just remember, these values and fluctuations are estimations based on a host of variables and publicly available documents. The margin of sampling error for the full data sample is plus or minus 1.2 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse, and measurement error——that could affect the results. All figures are in US dollars. Click here for more:


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