The top billionaires in the world play a huge role in framing global politics. According to Forbes,
there were 2,688 billionaires in 2022. Most of these billionaires invested their wealth in technology.
In this article, let us learn about the top eleven richest man in the world and what they do with their
Elon Musk is a 50 year old business tycoon based in Texas. He founded Tesla and the company is
now worth 130 billion USD. Tesla produces electric vehicles. He also owns he Boring company
which of worth $3.33 billion and Twitter that is of worth $3 billion. Elon Musk is also the founder of
SpaceX and PayPal.
Jeff Bezos is the founder and executive chairman of Amazon. As of August 2022, his asset worth is
$159 billion. He is now the second richest man in the world. He also owns the Blue Origin which of
worth $9.15 billion and the Washington Post that is of worth $250 million. Apart from this, he holds
$14.9 billion in cash. Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturing company and the Washington Post is
daily newspaper in United States of America.
Bernard Arnault is 73 years old and lives in Paris, France. His net worth is 145 billion USD. He is
now the chairperson of LVMH. LVMH is the largest luxury goods manufacturing company in the
world. He also owns the world’s leading brands like Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Sephora and Hennessey.
Most of the wealth of Bernard comes from Christian Dior SE. The Christian Dior holds 41.3% of
shares of LVMH. At first Arnault worked as an engineer at his father’s construction firm. He took
charge of the firm in 1971 and started expanding it. Today he is the third richest man in the world.
Gautam Adani is 60 years old and lives in Gurgaon, India. His net worth is 123 billion USD. His
Adani Empire is mainly into the business power and transmissions. His assets in the field of power
and transmission are around 123 billion USD. He holds 12.4 billion USD of public assets. Most of
these assets are in the green energy. His business of gas is worth 17.4 billion USD. He owns ports in
India and they are of worth 12.4 billion USD. Today he is the fourth richest man in the world.
Bill Gates is 66 years old and resides in Washington DC. His net worth is 118 billion USD. He is the
co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. He also owns Cascade investment, LLC. He has 55.6 billion
USD in cash. Microsoft is the largest software company in the world. Bill Gates also holds stocks in
real estate and energy. He also holds stocks in Canadian National Railway. He founded philanthropic
organizations called Gates Learning Foundation and William H Gates Foundation. These two merged
in 2000 to form the Melinda Gates foundation. Bill has helped many countries in their fight against
malaria and polio through this foundation. He is now the fifth richest man in the world
Larry Page is the co-founder of Alphabet. His net worth is 106 billion USD. He holds 6% of stocks in
Alphabet which is of worth 91.8 billion USD. He founded Google along with Brin in 1998. Today
Google tends to more than 92% of search requests in the world. Apart from these, Page also holds
shares in car companies and in companies like Opener and Kitty Hawk. Google brought Page and
Brin to the list of richest man in the world in 2021. This was mainly because the shares of Google
soared up by 50% in 2021.
Sergey Brin is 48 years old and lives in California. He is a cofounder of Alphabet. Today Brin is the
seventh richest man in the world. He became the President of Google in 1998 when he co-founded it
with Larry Page. In 2015, he stepped down as CEO of Alphabet and Sundar Pichai took over. Sergey
Brin invested his wealth in innovative technologies like glass smart glasses and Waymo self driving
cars. He has donated millions of dollars to the Parkinson disease research.
Warren Buffett is 91 years old and lives in Nebraska. He is the CEO of Berkshire Hathway. His net
worth is 102 billion USD. He has invested his wealth in energy, railroads, insurance, consumer
Steve Balmar is 66 years old and lives in Washington DC. He is the owner of Los Angeles Clippers.
His net worth is 99.3 billion USD. He joined Microsoft as the 30 th employee in 1980. He is now the
ninth richest man in the world.
Larry is 77 years old and lives in Hawaii. He is the co-founder of Oracle. His net worth is 96.1 billion
USD. He also holds 13 billion USD worth assets of Tesla. He is also in to the business of real estate.
He holds 17.4 billion USD in cash.
Zhao is the eleventh richest man in the world. He is known as CZ in the crypto circles. His net
worth is 96 billion USD. He is CEO of Binance. Binance is a crypto currency exchange. Zhao was an
ex-cook of McDonald and is now the biggest crypto millionaire in the world.
Most of the billionaires in the list started their journey with a good idea. And their ideas were born
during their college days!