Like every year, Forbes Magazine published the list of the richest people in the world. Unlike last year, the list of billionaires with 10-figure fortunes included 2,640 people worldwide, in 2022 there were 2,668 people.
According to what was reported, the total sum of all those listed in the ranking is US$ 12.2 trillion. This implies a drop of US$ 500 billion compared to March of the previous year. In fact, close to half of the people included in the list is poorer. A clear example is the CEO of Tesla and Twitter, Elon Musk, who fell from first place to second as a result of a drop in the shares of the car company and the purchase of the social network.
In that sense, Bernard Arnault, co-founder, president and CEO of LVMH, became the richest man in the world. It is the first time in the history of the ranking that a Frenchman tops the list. Even so, The United States has the largest number of billionaires with 735 members. China, which includes citizens of Hong Kong and Macao, ranks second with 562 millionaires. Finally, India completes the podium with 169.
The top 10 richest men in the world as of June 2022
The richest Argentines in the world
Marcos Galperin – Position 552: US$4.6 billion
The richest Argentine is MArcos Galperin, founder and CEO of Mercado Libre. It is placed in the position 552,showing a big improvement compared to last year when it was ranked 764. when it had $3.9bn.
Paolo Rocca – Rank 1104: $2.7 billion
Paolo Rocca from Grupo Techin, was also one of the victims. With a fortune of US$ 2.7 billion, Rocca fell to position 1104. He is once again left out of the 500 richest in the world, where he was located between 2018 and 2019. It is worth clarifying that in the list, the Roccas appear as Italian citizens
Gregorio Pérez Companc – position 1027: US$2.9 billion
in the post 1027 the businessman Gregorio Pérez Companc is positioned with a fortune of US$ 2.9 billion. Gregorio built the Pérez Companc energy conglomerate and sold it in 2002 to Petrobras for $1 billion. Perez Companc moved up 70 positions in the ranking since last year it was 1,096 and had US$ 2,400 million.
Eduardo Eurnekian – rank 1,575: $1.9 billion
The businessman owner of media and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000, Eduardo Eurinekianrose almost 400 thanks to the fact that his fortune would have a value of US$1.9 billion.
Alejandro Pedro Bulgheroni – ranked 1,647: $1.8 billion
Alejandro Bulheroni, in charge of the Argentine energy company Bridas Corp, was one of the biggest losers in the ranking, falling 68 positions. His fortune reaches US$1.8 billion, one hundred million less than in 2022. It is the second major drop in his fortune in two years.
Eduardo Costantini – rank 2133: US$1.3 billion
Eduardo Constantine owner of Consultation and founder of Malba fell almost to the limit of the list (2133). Last year he had risen to 1929. His fortune approximates a net worth of US$1,300 billion.
The top 10 richest people in the world
1) Bernard Arnault
He is the co-founder, president and CEO of Louis Vuitton, Moët Hennessy (LVMH) leads the ranking with a Net worth of $211 billion.
2) Elon Musk
He is the co-founder and CEO of Tesla, he fell to second place with a estimated net worth of US$180 billion.
3) Jeff Bezos
Amazon’s founder and CEO has a estimated net worth of US$114 billion.
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4) Larry Ellison
He is the president, CTO, and co-founder of software giant Oracle. He has a net worth of $107 billion.
5) Warren Buffett
The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has a estimated net worth of US$106 billion.
6) Bill Gates
The co-founder of Microsoft Corp has a estimated net worth of $104 billion.
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7) Michael Bloomberg
The co-founder of financial information and media company Bloomberg has a estimated equity of US$ 94.5 billion.
8) Carlos Slim Helu
The businessman and his family control América Móvil, the largest mobile telecommunications company in Latin America. He is not only the richest Mexican, but he is the richest Latin American in the world. He has a net worth of US$ 93.4 billion.
9) Mukesh Ambani
The president and CEO of Reliance Industries has a estimated net worth of $83.4 billion.
10) Steve Ballmer
The owner of the basketball team, the Los Angeles Clippers, has a estimated net worth of $80.7 billion.
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