Jeff Bezos is the richest man on the planet for the fourth year in a row, according to the US business magazine Forbes.
Amazon’s founder is worth $ 177 billion, according to the publication. dollars. Its assets rose $ 64 billion over the year due to rising Amazon stock prices. dollars.
Elon Musk, whose wealth rose the most, came in second on the Forbes list. The business tycoon ranked only 31st on a list published in March last year, with assets worth $ 24.6 billion. $ 126.4 billion, but with another $ 126.4 billion. total assets reached 151 billion dollars. dollars. 705% contributed significantly to the growth. increased Tesla share prices.
Bernard Arnault, the head of the luxury goods concern LVMH, remained in the third place on the list. His wealth has almost doubled in a year, to $ 150 billion. dollars. Bill Gates, one of the founders of Microsoft, is considered to be the fourth richest man in the world, with assets worth $ 124 billion. dollars.
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg ($ 97 billion), Warren Buffett ($ 96 billion), Larry Ellison ($ 93 billion), Larry Page ($ 91 billion), Seregey ‘ us Brin ($ 89 billion) and Mukesh Ambanis ($ 84.5 billion).
The latter business tycoon is also considered the richest man in Asia.
The total wealth of the ten richest people on the planet is worth 1.15 trillion. $ 686 billion. dollars higher than a year ago. European billionaires have enriched 1 trillion a year. dollars.
But the United States has more billionaires than any other country in the world – 724. China, which is home to 698 billionaires, boasts a similar number. India ranks third in the number of billionaires, with 140 billionaires.
Francoise Bettencourt, the heir to the cosmetic empire, was recognized as the richest woman this year.
Forbes relied on March 5 to calculate the wealth of billionaires. share prices and exchange rates.