List of Top Richest People in the World: Know Who is the Richest Person in the World 2022

Get the List of Top Richest People in the World And Tesla's Elon Musk is the richest person in the world with a net worth of $239.3 billion as of 9 February 2022. And Adani become 3rd Richest Person in the World. Stay here to check most recent Worlds Billionaires lists and Richest People in the World below here.
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List of 20 richest people in the world 2022: As per the latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Gautam Adani has become the third richest person in the world and the first Asian to grab the position in the top 3 of the list. Adani is now behind Elon Musk and Jess Bezos with a net worth of $137 billion. He has also surpassed the Fresh Business magnate Bernard Arnault, the co-founder of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, a world leader in luxury fashion.

As per the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires Index as well Gautam Adani is now at the fourth position with a net worth of $146 billion while Elon Musk is at the top followed by Bernard Arnault & Family and Jeff Bezos. 

As per the estimation of Forbes, there are over 2700 billionaires across the world in 2021, 660 higher than the previous year with a record 493 new billionaires. Although the number of billionaires fell sharply in 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it rebounded and surged in 2021. 

List of 20 Richest Person in the world 2022


Net worth (Billion Dollars)


1. Elon R Musk 


Tesla/ United States

2.  Bernard Arnault & Family  $158

LVMH/ France

3Jeff Bezos 


Amazon/ United States

4. Gautam Adani & Family



5. Bill Gates


Microsoft/ United States

6. Larry Ellison


Software/ United States

7. Warren Buffett


Berkshire Hathaway/United States

8. Mukesh Ambani


Diversified/ India

9. Larry Page


Google/United States

10.  Sergey Brin 


Google/United States

11. Steve Ballmer


Microsoft/United States

12. Carlos Slim Helu and family



13. Michael Bloomberg


Bloomberg LP/ United States

14. Zhong Shanshan $70.4 Beverages, Pharmaceuticals/ China

15. Francois Bettencourt Meyers & Family



16. Jim Walton


Walmart/United States

17. Julia Koch & family


Koch Industries/United States

17. Charles Koch


Koch Industries/United States

19. Mark Zuckerberg $56.6 Facebook/United States
20. Rob Walton $56.5 Walmart/United States (This data and ranking changes due to changes in share price on a daily basis)

Note: The above-mentioned ranking is based on real-time and may change due to the change in the prices of the shares of the listed people.

As of 2021, the USA is the home to the highest numbers of billionaires in the world with 724, followed by China with 698 billionaires and India having 237 billionaires, according to Forbes.

Top 10 Countries with Most Billionaires

1. United States: 724 billionaires

2. China: 698 billionaires

3. India: 237 billionaires

4. Germany: 136 billionaires

5. Russia: 117 billionaires

6. Hong Kong: 71 billionaires

7. Brazil: 65 billionaires

8. Canada: 64 billionaires

9. United Kingdom: 56 billionaires

10. Italy: 51 billionaires

It is to be noted that the U.S. and China are home to over half of the world’s billionaires.

Elon R Musk

Elon Reeve Musk is an engineer, technology entrepreneur, industrial designer, and philanthropist. Elon Musk holds the citizenship of three countries-- South Africa (1971–present), Canada (1989–present), and the United States (2002-present).

He is the founder, CEO, and Chief Designer at SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. 

Jeff Bezos

He founded the e-commerce giant company Amazon in 1994 out of his garage in Seattle. He is the CEO of this company and owns an 11.1% stake.

He would have been richer if he had not divorced his wife MacKenzie in 2019 after 25 years of marriage. He had to transfer a quarter of his Amazon stake to his wife. Currently, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest (at the age of just 36) billionaire in the top 20 list. 

Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani is the second richest man in Asia and India. His net worth is $89.9 billion. The rise of Adani came with the spike in the shares of his listed group firms and with the fall of RIL shares. He even surpassed the richest woman in the world, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, and her family. 

Mukesh Ambani

the richest person in Asia runs oil and gas giant Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India's one of the most valuable companies. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) ranked number 1 in Fortune India 500 and #106 in Fortune Global 500 list in 2019.

The 64-year-old Mukesh Ambani has petrochemicals, oil & gas, and telecom sectors are his main source of revenue. Currently, he is the 10th richest man in the world. 

So, this was the list of the top 20 richest persons in the world. This list is very important for various competitive examinations and interviews.

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Is Adani 3rd Richest Person in the World?

Gautam Adani has become the 3rd richest person in the world, as per the latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Who is the richest person in the world?

Elon Musk is the richest person in the world with a net worth of $250 billion.

Who is 3rd richest man in the world?

As per the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Gautam Adani is currently the third richest person in the world.

What is the net worth of Gautam Adani?

Gautam Adani has a total net worth of $137 billion.
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