Business

Countries With the Most Billionaires in 2022

From India, two billionaires made it to the Forbes’ annual world’s billionaires list

Renowned American business magazine Forbes releases an annual ranking of billionaires every year, and recently, the publication house released its 36th annual billionaires’ ranking. As per the ranking, Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is not the richest man on earth at the moment, whereas two Indian billionaires have secured the 10th and 11th spots.

In the following paragraphs, we have listed the billionaires as ranked by Forbes. 

Elon Musk, the richest

Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, is the richest billionaire of 2022 with a net worth of 219 billion US dollars. The SpaceX founder is also the founder of several other renowned tech-based and auto companies.

Bezos lost his throne

The founder and executive chairman of Amazon lost his throne to Musk with a net worth of 171 billion US dollars. Earlier, Bezos served as the CEO and president of Amazon.

Louis Vuitton’s owner holds the third sport

Third on the list is Bernard Arnault and his family, the owner of Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH). The luxury fashion brand owner has a net worth of 158 billion US dollars.

Microsoft and Bill Gates

66-year-old American businessman Bill Gates who co-founded Microsoft with his late childhood pal Paul Allen is the fourth on the list with a net worth of 129 billion US dollars.

Buffett, the fifth-wealthiest man

The fifth-wealthiest man in the world is America’s Warren Buffett. As of 2022, Buffet is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. For the unversed souls, Buffet is known as the “Miracle of Omaha.”

Larry Page and Sergey Brin hold the sixth and seventh place, respectively

Lawrence Edward Page, the co-founder of Google, holds the sixth place with a net worth of 111 billion US dollars. The other founder of Google, Sergey Brin, is in seventh place with a net worth of 107 billion US dollars.

Oracle’s Ellison is in eighth place

Another American businessman on the list, Oracle Corporation’s co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer, holds the eighth spot with a net worth of 106 billion US dollars.

A second name from Microsoft

Steve Ballmer, the former chief executive officer of Microsoft, is in ninth place with a net worth of 91.4 billion US dollars. As of 2022, Ballmer is the owner of the famous basketball team Los Angeles Clippers.

The two Indians

Mukesh Ambani, with a net worth of 90.7 billion US dollars, holds the tenth spot, whereas Gautam Adani and his family are in the eleventh place with a net worth of 90 billion US dollars.

Rohit Chatterjee

An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Rohit Chatterjee is a bona fide moto-enthusiast who has worked with several media houses in his brief career. Chatterjee mostly writes features and news articles related to automobiles and motorsports. When not working, he is found on the interstate clocking over 100kmph on his NS200!
Back to top button