Ten richest people on 2023 World’s Billionaires list!
1. Bernard Arnault & family $211B
Bernard Arnault oversees the LVMH empire of 75 fashion and cosmetics brands, including Louis Vuitton and Sephora.
2. Elon Musk $180 B
Elon Musk cofounded six companies, including electric car maker Tesla, rocket producer SpaceX and tunneling startup Boring Company.
3. Jeff Bezos $114 B
Jeff Bezos founded e-commerce giant Amazon in 1994 out of his Seattle garage.
4. Larry Ellison $107 B
Larry Ellison is chairman, chief technology officer and cofounder of software giant Oracle, of which he owns about 35%.
5. Warren Buffett $106 B
Known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time.
6. Bill Gates $104 B
Bill Gates turned his fortune from software firm Microsoft into diversified holdings including investments in zero-carbon energy.
7. Michael Bloomberg $94.5 B
Michael Bloomberg cofounded financial information and media company Bloomberg LP in 1981.
8. Carlos Slim Helu & family $93 B
Mexico’s richest person, Carlos Slim Helú and his family control América Móvil, Latin America’s biggest mobile telecom firm.
9. Mukesh Ambani $83.4 B
Mukesh Ambani chairs and runs $104 billion (revenue) Reliance Industries, which has interests in petrochemicals, oil and gas, telecom and retail.
10. Steve Ballmer $80.7 B
Steve Ballmer is the high-wattage former CEO of Microsoft, who led the company from 2000 to 2014.