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Top 10 Richest People In The World 2022, Number 3 will shock you

The competition for the worlds richest has been changing every year. Here are the top 10 richest people in the world.

10. Steve Ballmer

Steven Anthony Ballmer is an American business magnate and investor who served as the chief executive officer of Microsoft from 2000 to 2014.

He is the current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. As of May 2022, Bloomberg Billionaire Index estimates his wealth at around $97 billion, making him the tenth-richest person in the world.

9. Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian business magnate and chairman, managing director, and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd., a Fortune Global 500 company and India’s most valuable company by market value.

According to Forbes and Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Ambani’s net worth is estimated at around US$101.8 billion as of April 2022, making him the second -richest person in Asia and India and the 9th richest person in the world.

8. Sergey Brin

Sergey Mikhailovich Brin is an American business magnate, computer scientist, and Internet entrepreneur. Together with Larry Page, he co-founded Google. Brin was the president of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., until stepping down from the role on December 3, 2019.

Sergey and Page remain at Alphabet as co-founders, controlling shareholders, board members, and employees.

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As of May 2022, Brin is the 8th-richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $102 billion.

7. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison was born in New York City, to an unwed Jewish mother. His biological father was an Italian-American United States Army Air Corps pilot. After Ellison contracted pneumonia at the age of nine months, his mother gave him to her aunt and uncle for adoption. He did not meet his mother,

While working at Ampex in the early 1970s, he became influenced by Edgar F. Codd’s research on relational database design for IBM. That led in 1977 to the formation of the company which later became Oracle.

Oracle became a successful database vendor to mid-and low-range systems, later competing with Sybase which led to Ellison being listed by Forbes as one of the richest people in the world.

His net worth is $105.7 billion

 

6. Warren Edward Buffett

Warren Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is currently the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

Warren is one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of over $119 billion as of May 2022, making him the world’s sixth-wealthiest person.

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5. Gautam Shantilal Adani

Gautam Adani is an Indian billionaire industrialist and philanthropist. He is the chairman and founder of the Adani Group, an Ahmedabad-based multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India.

Adani is also the president of the Adani Foundation, which is primarily led by his wife, Priti Adani.

As of May 5, 2022, he is the richest man in Asia and India, surpassing Mukesh Ambani, with a net worth of US$123.8 billion according to Forbes, making him the 5th richest person in the world.

4. Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, author, and philanthropist.

He is a co-founder of Microsoft, along with his late childhood friend Paul Allen. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer, president, and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He was a major entrepreneur in the microcomputer revolution of the 190s and 1918s.

As of May 2022, Gates had an estimated net worth of US$125 billion making him the fourth-richest person in the world.

 

3. Bernard Arnault

Arnault is a French business magnate, investor, and art collector. He is the chairman and chief executive of LVMH Moet Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE, the world’s largest luxury goods company.

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Arnault is, as of May 2022, the third -richest person in the world and the richest person from Europe, with an estimated net worth of UD$160 billion according to Forbes.

2. Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is an American entrepreneur, media proprietor, investor, computer engineer, and commercial astronaut.

He is the founder, executive chairman, and former president and CEO of Amazon. With a net worth of around US$171 billion as of May 2022, Bezos is the second -wealthiest person in the world and was the wealthiest from 2017 to 2021 according to both Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index and Forbes.

1. Elon Musk 

Elon Reeve Musk is an entrepreneur, investor, and business magnate. He is the founder, CEO, and Chief Engineer at SpaceX; angel investor, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAL.

He has a net worth of around US$265 billion as of May 2022, Musk is the wealthiest person in the world according to both Bloomberg Billionaires Index and the Forbes real-time billionaires list.

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