As of 21 May 2022, with a net worth of roughly $201 billion, Elon Musk is the wealthiest person in the world, followed by Jeff Bezos(No. 2, $131 billion), Bernard Arnault(No. 3, $123 billion); and Bill Gates(No. 4, $116 billion).
Warren Buffett is the fifth-richest person globally, with $110 billion. Gautam Adani ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $106 billion, followed by Larry Page with $99.4 billion. Mukesh Ambani is placed 8th with a net worth of $95.4 billion. Sergey Brin($95.3 billion) occupied the 9th position on the top 10 richest people in the world list, followed by Steve Ballmer(No. 10, $89.6 billion).
- Elon Musk: $201 billion
- Jeff Bezos: $131 billion
- Bernard Arnault: $123 billion
- Bill Gates: $116 billion
- Warren Buffett: $110 billion
- Gautam Adani: $106 billion
- Larry Page: $99.4 billion
- Mukesh Ambani: $95.4 billion
- Sergey Brin: $95.3 billion
- Steve Ballmer: $89.6 billion
- Larry Ellison: $85.2 billion
- Carlos Slim: $77.6 billion
- Mark Zuckerberg: $71.4 billion
- Zhong Shanshan: $69.1 billion
- Francoise Bettencourt Meyers: $65.6 billion
- Jim Walton: $57.0 billion
- Rob Walton: $56.6 billion
- Charles Koch: $56.0 billion
- Julia Flesher Koch & family: $56.0 billion
- Alice Walton: $54.8 billion
- Jacqueline Badger Mars: $48.3 billion
- John Mars: $48.3 billion
- Klaus-Michael Kuehne: $45.8 billion
- Amancio Ortega: $45.6 billion
- Zhang Yiming: $44.5 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 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 in US dollars.
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