Last Updated on 23/01/2022
Jeff Bezos tops the list of the richest people in the world for the fourth year in a row. The assets of the founder of e-commerce company Amazon are worth 17 177 billion, or more than Rs 272 trillion.
Elon Musk, chief executive of electric car maker Tesla, is in second place with 1 151 billion, or Rs 232.54 trillion.
Bernard Arnault, chief executive of luxury goods firm Louis Vuitton, came in third with 150 150 billion in assets, followed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates with 124 billion in assets.
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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is the fifth richest person in the world. Their total assets are 97 97 billion, or more than Rs 149 trillion.
Despite the Corona epidemic and the economic downturn, the coffers of a few trillionaires around the world are expanding.
The wealth of the world’s ten richest people has increased by Rs 707 trillion in one year.