EXCLUSIVE 2022 BILLIONAIRE RANKING: Elon Musk is the richest man in the world ahead of Jeff Bezos, Frenchman Bernard Arnault in third position

EXCLUSIVE | Forbes reveals the ranking of the 10 greatest fortunes in the world. Elon Musk is amassing the biggest fortune of all time, well over the $200 billion mark. He is followed by Jeff Bezos and the Frenchman Bernard Arnault, the emperor of luxury, who is also maintaining a record level. Eight Americans, a European and an Asian share the top 10 places. Note that Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, leaves this top 10 of the greatest fortunes of the planet. The misadventures of Facebook, on the stock market, also marked by several scandals, are paid for in cash! Good reading !


Elon Musk

Position World #1

RISING : 219 billion $


Elon Musk became the richest man in the world with a fortune of $219 billion. It should be noted that he is the first to exceed the bar of 200 billion dollars: a fortune largely increased thanks in particular to the dazzling valuation of Tesla.


Jeff Bezos

Position World #2

FALLING : 171 billion $


Elon Musk thus exceeds Jeff Bezos and his $171 billion in the Forbes list of billionaires. By 2021, the Amazon founder had totaled $198 billion in personal wealth.

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Bernard Arnault

Position World #3

RISING : 158 billion $


Bernard Arnault and his family take the third step of the podium. First European, the French, chairman and CEO of the luxury group LVMH has a fortune estimated at 158 billion dollars (compared to 150 in 2021).

Bernard Arnault


Bill Gates

Position World #4

RISING : 129 billion $


Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, is in fourth place, with $129 billion. Last year, Bill Gates had accumulated 126 billion dollars.

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warren buffett

Position World #5

RISING : 118 billion $


American businessman warren buffett moved up two places in the Forbes list of billionaires. He becomes the fifth richest person in the world with $118 billion.

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THE MOST FORBES: The boss of Meta (formerly Facebook), mark zuckerberg is no longer part of the Top 10 of our ranking of the richest in the world. Last year, he totaled 120 billion in personal fortune: the brutal fall in Meta’s share price penalized his conquest.

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Larry Page

Position World #6

RISING : 111 billion $


In sixth place, Larry Page the co-founder of Google with a fortune that reaches $111 billion.

Larry Page


Sergey Brin

Position World #7

RISING : 107 billion $


His fortune which reaches the $107 billion made of Russian and American entrepreneur, Sergey Brinthe seventh richest man in the world.

Sergey Brin


larry ellison

Position World #8

RISING : 106 billion $


Larry Ellison, finds himself in eighth position with $106 billion. Land New Yorker is the latest billionaire to exceed the symbolic bar of 100 billion dollars.

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Steve Ballmer

Position World #9

RISING : 91.4 billion $


Behind him is the American Steve Ballmer with $91.4 billion

Steve Ballmer


Mukesh Ambani

Position World #10

RISING : 90.7 billion $


The 64-year-old Indian entrepreneur, Mukesh Ambani, with $90.7 billion thus closes the classification of the ten richest men on the planet.

Mukesh Ambani


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Rank Firstname name Fortune Up/Down (vs 2021) Nationality
1 Elon Musk 219 Rising United States
2 Jeff Bezos 171 Falling United States
3 Bernard Arnault & his family 158 Rising France
4 Bill Gates 129 Rising United States
5 warren buffett 118 Rising United States
6 Larry Page 111 Rising United States
7 Sergey Brin 107 Rising United States
8 larry ellison 106 Rising United States
9 Steve Ballmer 91.4 Rising United States
10 Mukesh Ambani 90.7 Rising India

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