World’s 10 Richest Men in 2022

Do you think the richest men this year is different from 2021’s? As we all know by now, the billionaires’ list doesn’t change much each year because the rich tend to just become richer despite all the financial challengers we, the commoners, face everyday!

Today, we share with you the world’s 10 richest men:*

  1. Elon Musk (Net worth: $242.6 billion as of February 1 2022)

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    The controversial icon in the business world Elon Musk still tops the richest men’s list this year. Whether you like him or not, the businessman is known for introducing innovative ideas with unmatched confidence. As if today, Musk is the world’s richest man on Earth with a net worth of $242.6 billion.

  2. Bernard Arnault & family (Net worth: $195.4 billion as of February 1 2022)

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    Bernard Arnault who runs a conglomerate of 70 luxurious brands including Louis Vuitton, Sephora, Dior and much more, ranks second on this least. Although it’s no surprise to see him among the top 5 richest men in the world, it’s surprising to see him ahead of Jeff Bezos!

  3. Jeff Bezos (Net worth: $175.5 billion as of February 1 2022)

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    From running a simple e-commerce website in his garage in 1994, to becoming the one of the world’s richest men and the most influential. As of today, Jeff Bezos’ net worth is valued at $175.5 billion. Amazon’s founder, Bezos has been the company’s CEO until July 5th 2021 where he announced his resignation as Amazon’s CEO and becoming the executive chairman. Bezos owns The Washington Post and Blue Origin, an aerospace company that is developing rockets for commercial use.

  4. Bill Gates (Net worth: $133.1 billion as of February 1 2022)

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    He’s best known for co-founding Microsoft in 1975. But what many don’t know is that Bill Gates chairs the world’s largest private charitable foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. To date, Gates has donated $35.8 billion worth of Microsoft stock to the Gates Foundation.

  5. Larry Page (Net worth: $116.1 billion as of February 1 2022)

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    Larry Page is best known for co-founding Google in 1998 with his classmate Sergy Brin. Page stepped down as CEO of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, in December 2019 but remained a board member and a controlling shareholder. Page is a founding investor in space exploration company, Planetary Resources, and he’s also funding “flying car” startups, Kitty Hawk and Opener.

  6. Warren Buffet (Net worth: $113.2 billion as of February 1 2022)

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    Warren Buffet is considered one of the most successful investors of all time. He runs the Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate that owns more than 60 companies. Buffet bought his first stock at the age of 11 and started filing taxes at the age of 13! Buffet has pledged to donate over 99% of his wealth.

  7. Sergey Brin (Net worth: $111.9 billion as of February 1 2022)

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    The co-founder of Google ranks 7th on this list with a net worth of $111.9 billion. In December 2019, Sergey Brin stepped down as president of Alphabet, yet he remained a controller shareholder and a board member. Brin is reportedly funding a high-tech airship project.

  8. Larry Ellison (Net worth: $111.3 billion as of January 1 2022)

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    Oracle’s cofounder, chairman and CTO, Larry Ellison, ranks 8th on this list this year with a net worth of $111.3 as of today. Ellison stepped down as Oracle CEO in 2014 after 37 years of holding on to this position. He joined Tesla’s board in December 2018, after purchasing 3 million Tesla shares.

  9. Mark Zuckerberg (Net worth: $111.1 billion as of February 1 2022)

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    Meta’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, ranks 9th on world’s richest men this year with a net worth of $111.1 billion as of today. Zuckerberg started Facebook at Harvard in 2004 at the age of 19 for students to match names with photos of classmates. In December 2015, Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, pledged to donate 99% of their Facebook, now known as Meta, stake over their lifetimes.

  10. Steve Ballmer (Net worth: $98.7 billion as of February 1 2022)

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    Steve Ballmer is the high-wattage former CEO of Microsoft, who led the company from 2000 to 2014, and today he is the 10th richest man in the world with a net worth of $98.7 billion. Balmer joined Microsoft in 1980 as employee No. 30 after dropping out of Stanford’s MBA program. In 2014, Balmer retired from Microsoft and bought the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion. In 2018, he invested $59 million in Social Solutions, which makes software for nonprofits and government agencies.

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