Money plays a key role in running today’s world. Political, Economical and most sociocultural decisions are influenced by the rich and powerful in society. Here is a list of the top 10 richest people on the planet as of 2022.
Top 10 Richest People In The World
10. Warren Buffet
Warren Buffet is the 10th person on the list. He is a 91-year-old businessman from Nebraska. His net worth is estimated to be $104 billion. He first bought shares in Berkshire Hathaway a textile company in 1962 and became the company’s major shareholder in 1965. Berkshire Hathaway is worth half a trillion dollars now.
9. Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison was born in August 1944. He is an American Businessman and investor. He is also the co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer, and former chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation.
Lawrence Joseph Ellison is worth $109 billion, making him the 9th richest person in the world now. He resides in Hawaii.
8. Steve Ballmer
Steve Ballmer is the owner of the American basketball team Los Angeles Clippers. He is a businessman and an investor. He joined Microsoft in 1980 and rose to the position of CEO from 2000 to 2014. His estimated net worth is $119 billion.
7. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg developed Facebook (now Meta) along with three of his colleagues back in Havard University in 2004.
Mark lives in California. He is the co-founder, CEO, and Chair of Meta. His Net Worth is $121 billion.
6. Sergey Brin
Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is a 48-year-old American Russian businessman, a computer scientist, and an internet entrepreneur. He is a Board Member and Co-founder of Alphabet. His net worth is $126 billion
5. Larry Page
Lawrence Edward Page is an American Computer Scientist and internet entrepreneur. He is one of the co-founders of Google.
Larry Page is also a board member and co-founder of Alphabet. He is worth $131 billion.
4. Bill Gates
Bill Gates born William Henry Gates is an American businessman, software developer, investor, author, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. His net worth is $137 billion.
3. Bernard Arnault
Benard Jean Arnault is an Investor, art collector, and businessman from France. He is the chairman and chief executive of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods company.
Benard Jean also owns over 97% Stake of Christian Dior.
His net worth is $170 billion.
2. Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos is an American entrepreneur, media proprietor, investor, computer engineer, and commercial astronaut. He is the founder and owner of Amazon. Jeff is the second richest person on earth with a total net worth of $202 billion.
1. Elon Musk
Elon Reeve Musk is a business mogul based in Texas. He is the CEO and chief engineer at Spacex. He also is the CEO and Product Architect of Tesla Inc. Ellon Musk is the founder of The Boring Company and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI. Elon Musk is the world’s wealthiest person with $278 billion as his net worth.