Forbes list of June 16, 2022 and some interesting facts about each of them.
Elon Musk is working to revolutionize transportation, both on Earth, through the electric car manufacturer
2. Bernard Arnault and Family – $139.1 Billion
LVMH – President and CEO of France, Bernard Arnault, is the second richest person on Earth. His net worth is $139.1.3 billion as a result of his business in an empire of more than 70 brands, including Louis Vuitton and Sephora. French businessman and the richest man in Europe, Bernard Arnault, made a fortune of $100 billion last December.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder Bill Gates has a net worth of $122.4 billion. After co-founding the software giant Microsoft with Paul Allen, Bill Gates eventually sold much of his stake in the company, keeping just 1% of the stock and investing the rest in stocks and other assets. Bill Gates entered the $100 billion club in April last year when Microsoft’s stock price soared after earnings. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the world’s largest private charitable foundation.
5. Warren Buffet – $100.9 Billion
Warren Buffet, popularly known as the Oracle of Omaha, is considered one of the most successful investors of all time. He runs Berkshire Hathaway which owns over 60 businesses including the famous Geico Insurance, Duracell, Dairy Queen Restaurant. His net worth is $100.9 billion. The son of a US congressman, he bought his first shares at the age of 11.
Gautam Adani, promoter of the Adani Group, has divided his multi-million dollar business fortune into energy, logistics, agriculture, aerospace and other sectors. The Adani Group is a multinational conglomerate engaged in port activities and developments in India, making Adani the richest man in Asia.
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8. Larry Ellison – $95.9 Billion
Larry Ellison has a net worth of $95.9 billion that he earned from Oracle, the software company he co-founded in 1977. He stepped down as CEO of the company in 2014 and has since served as the company’s chairman of the board and chief technology advisor. Ellison has also been on Tesla’s board since December 2018 after purchasing 3 million shares earlier that year. He owns almost the entire Hawaiian island of Lanai.
9. Larry Page – $95.0 Billion
Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, has a net worth of $95 billion and is the ninth richest person in the world. He has also invested in Planetary Resources, the famed space exploration company, and also funds “Flying Car”, startup companies Kitty Hawk and Opener.
10. Sergey Brin – $91.4 Billion
Sergey Brin, co-founder and board member of Alphabet, has a net worth of $91.4 billion, making him the 10th richest person in the world. He co-founded Google with Larry Page in 1998, which went public in 2004 and became Alphabet in 2015.
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