Depending on their newest net worth and financial performance, the list of the world’s wealthiest people can change from year to year. Here’s the most recent list of the world’s top ten richest people, as of January 28, 2022, with some fascinating information about each of them.
Billionaires significantly influence the world economy, politics, and philanthropy. There are 2,755 billionaires worldwide and the wealthiest among them are members of an even more exclusive club with even more power than the rest of them. Many of these billionaires are the founders of tech titans, and they still have a lot of money invested in the firms they founded.
According to Investopedia, multi-billionaires can also take advantage of various tax deductions to offset reported income, leaving some on this list paying no income tax in recent years. Multi-billionaires can also take advantage of miscellaneous tax deductions to offset reported income, going some on this list paying no income tax in recent years.
Top 10 richest person in the world
As of February 4th, we have compiled a list of the top 10 wealthiest persons in the world in 2022. Keep scrolling to see who is the world’s richest person, according to The Teal Mango:
1. Elon Musk – $239.6 billion
In November 2021, Elon Musk, the well-known CEO of Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, became the world’s richest man and the first to reach $300 billion in net worth. He has a current net worth of 239.6 billion dollars
2. Bernard Arnault & Family – $194.6 billion
Bernard Arnault, a French businessman, is the Chairman and CEO of LVMH – France, a luxury multinational. As of 2022, he and his family own a majority share in the corporation, worth $194.6 billion.
3. Jeff Bezos – $183.5 billion
In 2022, Jeff Bezos, the founder and chairman of Amazon Inc, a multinational tech firm based in the United States, is the world’s third-richest and most well-known person. According to Forbes Magazine, Bezos’ net worth is projected to be more than $183.5 billion.
4. Bill Gates – $132.2 billion
With a net worth of $132.2 billion, Bill Gates is an American corporate magnate, software developer, author, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of Microsoft, the largest multinational software firm globally.
5. Larry Page – $121 billion
With a net worth of $121 billion as of 2022, Larry Page, a member of Alphabet Inc, Google’s parent company, is the world’s fifth-richest person.
6. Sergey Brin – $116.5 billion
With a net worth of $116.5 billion, Sergey Brin is the co-founder and board member of Alphabet Inc, ranking sixth among the world’s wealthiest persons.
7. Warren Buffet – $114 billion
In the financial world, Warren Buffet, often known as the Oracle of Omaha, is one of the world’s most successful investors. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is $114 billion.
8. Larry Ellison – $112.1 billion
The co-founder of Oracle Inc, Larry Ellison, has a net worth of $112.1 billion in 2022. He stepped down as Oracle’s CEO in 2014 after serving as the company’s CEO since 1977.
9. Steve Ballmer – $97.4 billion
With a net worth of $97.4 billion, Steve Ballmer is a businessman and investor. From 2000 until 2014, he served as Microsoft’s CEO for 14 years, beginning his career with the company in 1980.
10. Gautam Adani – $91.3 billion
The Adani Group’s founder and chairman, Gautam Adani, is presently the wealthiest person in India and Asia and the world’s ninth richest person. Except for a few companies listed on Indian stock exchanges, Gautam Adani owns a majority share of 74% in most of his group companies.