Most successful and Top 20 richest men in the world in 2022

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Who on this planet does not want to be successful and rich? I guess not a single person wants to be unsuccessful and poor.

  • Well, if you are looking for the top 20 richest men in the world then you are on the right page.
  • Here in this article, we have quoted their details, backgrounds, and net worth. Check it out!
  • The data about the richest men in the world is based on the Forbes Real Time Billionaires List.

List of top 20 richest men in the world in 2022

1. Elon R Musk

Elon R Musk

A person who is bringing revolutionary changes both on the earth and in space. On the Earth via electric car maker Tesla – and in space, via rocket producer SpaceX.

He is currently having a Net Worth of $290.3 billion. His current Age is 50 years and a citizen of the United States. He belongs to the automotive industry with huge success.

Elon Musk’s electric car company Tesla is currently valued at approx. $800 billion. His rocket company, SpaceX is now valued at approximately $100 billion. Tesla has become the world’s most valuable automaker. This company has a market capitalization of $800 billion in October 2021. Currently, this is 1.1 trillion U.S. dollars at the end of March 2022.

Elon Musk faced many successes and failures in his career, making him what he is today. The never giving attitude makes him the first richest man in 2022.

2. Bernard Arnault& family

Bernard Arnault& family

He is the CEO and the head of the LVMH group. This is a very well-known company in today’s time. His net worth is $158 billion and he ages 73. His native country is France and his business deals in fashion and retail. It includes the world’s ultimate exclusive brands like Louis Vuitton, Sephora, and others. Bernard Arnault owns a popular American jewelry brand named “Tiffany & Co.

Along with this he also owns multiple hotels, trains, and river cruises. This is so much wealth isn’t it…!! This was one of the most France’s leading engineering schools, in 1971.

At the start of his career, he started working with his father at his civil engineering company. The name of the civil engineering company was Ferret-Savinel. After a few years of working with Ferret- Savinel he thought of doing something different. He met Alain Chevalier, CEO of Moët Hennessy, and Henry Racamier, president of Louis Vuitton. That is the time when he first thought to form a group of luxury brands known as LVHM. Today we all can see how crazy people are for adding such brands to their closets.

3. Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani

Coming from a very decent Jain family in India he is the richest person in Asia. He has a net worth of $113.3 billion. He made his name on the top of the infrastructure sector in the country. Adani owns a 74% stake in Mumbai International Airport which is the 2nd busiest airport in India. Along with this, he has the ownership and management of Mudra Port in Gujarat. Mudra port of Gujarat is the largest port in India.

Gautam Adani was born on 24 June 1962 in a Gujarati family. At the start of his career, he deals with diamonds. After that, he moved to PVC imports.

In 1995 he got a contract from the government of India for Mudra Port in Gujrat. This is the time when his starts started to dazzle. Thinking how??? Well as we had discussed above this is the largest port in India. It deals with a total capacity of 210 million tons of cargo every year. This helped him in becoming the richest man in India.

4. Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

He is the second richest man on the Forbes list in 2022. The idea of Amazon came up to his mind during a road trip from New York to Seattle. Now, we can see how successful Amazon’s online business is. Amazon has now become the largest online sales company in the world. He started his business from a garage in Seattle back in 1994.

Currently, he has a net worth of $189.8 billion and is a 58 years old man living in the United States. His industry deals in Technology and got a huge success during Covid Pandemic. During this period many families lost their source of income but Amazon made a huge profit. Now Amazon has built so much trust in the eyes of people that they prefer to buy online rather than offline.

5. Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Who on this Earth is not aware of Microsoft? Bill gates is a person who changed millions of lives of people. Through Microsoft, he made computers user-friendly and easily usable at home. At 13 he becomes one of the richest people in the world. He is also known as a tech-whiz child of the USA.

Bill gates are not only as good technical but he is also known as a person with Golden Heart. He contributed almost $57 billion to the Gates Foundation. He was born in 1955 and now he is 66 years old. Today time almost everyone uses his company’s products, especially Windows. His current net worth is $129 Billion according to Forbes.

6. Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet is also known as the “Oracle of Omaha” for his economic investing skills. Along with Berkshire Hathaway, he also owns companies like Duracell and Dairy Queen. Warren Buffet owns large stocks of Apple and several banks. As he is the chairman of the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, he gained a lot of wealth.

His current net worth is $118 billion. With so much of skills, he had donated 99% of his wealth. He is in partnership with Bill Gates and founded The Giving Pledge in 2010. Under this, they give away at least half of their earnings to solve the worldwide crisis.

7. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison is the former CEO of Oracle a well-known cloud application and database company. He started his company in 1977 and remained CEO for 37 years. He gave his position as CEO in 2014. Larry Ellison is the seventh top richest man in the world in 2022. His current net worth is $106 billion. Born on 17 August 1944 and now age 78 years.

Larry holds a 35% stake in Oracle and a good position on Tesla’s board since 2018.

8. Larry Page

Larry Page

Larry Page CEO of Google for multiple terms. He was the first CEO of Google from 1998 to 2001. He is born on 26 March 1973 and is currently age 49.

The desire has made him the owner of $111 Billion in 2022. Larry Page created the first algorithm of Google which is still used by Google as PageRank. PageRank is a Google Search that helps to rank web pages in their search engine results. Along with this, he funds startups like Kitty Hawk and Opener, focused on developing cars.

9. Mukesh Ambani 

Mukesh Ambani 

Mukesh Ambani is a well-known personality of India who was born on 19 April 1957. He has a current net worth of $90.7 Billion at age 64. He has diversified interests in petrochemicals, oil and gas, telecom, and retail. Mukesh Ambani heads one of the biggest groups of companies in India.

He has successfully maintained the legacy of his father Dhirubhai Ambani. Mukesh Ambani has been on the list of richest people in the world for a long time. With his diversified interests, he has acquired and seen so much success in his life.

10. Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

With a current net worth of $107 Billion, Sergey Brin stepped down as president of Alphabet in 2019. Alphabet is the parent company of Google but he is still a shareholder and member of the board of Google. His current age is 48 and ranks him in the tenth position among the world’s richest men.

Sergey Brin co-founded Google with Larry Page in 1988. This went public in 2002 and became alphabet in 2015.

11. Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer

The current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. His current net worth is $99.6 billion. Born on 24 March 1956 now age 66 years.

He was hired by Bill Gates in 1980, for Microsoft. Later he became the president and replaced Bill Gates in the CEO position. Steve led the firm from 2000 to 2014. His work has shown tremendous growth in sustainability and progress for Microsoft. Out of which he had invested $59 million in Social Solutions. This is a company that deals with software for government agencies and NGOs.

12. Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg is an American businessman, politician, author, and co-founder of Bloomberg. He served New York City as a Major from 2002 to 2013. He was born on February 14, 1942. Started his career in securities brokerage at Salomon Brothers. Salomon Brothers is an American multinational Bulge bracket investment bank.

His current Net Worth is $82 Billion and he belongs to the Media and entertainment industry. Michael Completed his bachelor’s in science in 1964 with electrical engineering. In 1966, he completed his MBA from Harvard Business School.

13. Carlos Slim Helu& Family

Carlos Slim Helu& Family


America Movil, the biggest mobile Telecom firm in Latin America is taken care of by him & his family. Born on 28 January 1940 at the current age of 82 years has a net worth of $90.9 billion.

At the very young age of 12, he buys his first stock share in a Mexican bank. By 15, Slim had become a shareholder in Mexico’s largest bank. He also owns stakes in Mexican Construction, New York Times Mining, and other real estates.

14. Zhong Shanshan

Zhong Shanshan  

A person from china dealing with Beverages and Pharmaceuticals. Zhong is the founder and chairperson of the Nongfu spring beverage company. Zhong is the wealthiest Chinese citizen with a net worth of $63 billion. Born in December 1954, Zhong started his career as a journalist at the Zhejiang Daily. In 1988, he quit his job and enter into business.

Under Zhong’s guidance, his company grew to the largest bottled water maker in china as well as in the world. This made him the 14th richest person in the world.

15. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Founder of one of the most known brands L’Oreal. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the richest woman in the world. She owns 33% of L’Oreal’s stock. Born 10 July 1953, a French businesswoman has a current Net worth of $74.8 Billion.

She believes in uplifting France’s science and arts. For that, she serves as the president philanthropic foundation.

16. Jim Walton

Jim Walton

Born on June 7, 1948, Jim Walton is the youngest son of American businessman Sam Walton. Sam Walton founded one of the best-known retail shops Walmart.

Jim Walton is the current chairman of Arvest Bank. This is also his family bank which is valued at over $20 billion. His current net worth is $66.2 Billion. His industry mainly deals with fashion and retail.

17. Rob Walton

Rob Walton

Rob Walton is the eldest child of American businessman Sam Walton. He is the current director of Walmart. In the year 2015, he retired from Walmart. His current net worth is $65 Billion.

Rob Walton is born on 28 October 1944.. No doubt all the siblings have successfully made their place among the top richest men in the world.

18. Alice Walton

Alice Walton

The only daughter of Sam Walton was born on 7 October 1949. She is the current chairman of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Alice is more passionate about art so she decided to open Crystal Bridges Museum. Alice Walton showcases the artwork of Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, and Norman Rockwell.

Her current net worth is $65.3 Billion which makes her the second richest woman in the world.

19. Charles Koch

Charles Koch

An American billionaire businessman was born on November 1, 1935. Charles Koch’s current net worth is $60 Billion. He is the founder of Koch Industries. This industry is the largest privately held company in the United States. Koch Industries now started operating with process and pollution control equipment and technologies.

20. Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega

Owner of one of the most famous fashion brands Zara. Amancio has started his textile industry in 1963 with his ex-wife Rosalia Mera in I975. He formed a chain of his brand that becomes most popular in Spain.

Along with this, he owns about 60% share of Madrid’s Inditex. This includes a total of eight brands and about 7,500 stores in the world. Amancio Ortega was born in Busdongo de Arbas, Spain, and is currently, ages 86 years old. His main source of income is dividends that he invested in real estate.

Final Words

So, that’s all! This is the list of the top 20 richest men in the worldNow, do keep in mind that the list is accurate as of September 26, 2022. The net worth and the positions of the individuals on the list can vary from day to day. The list is strictly based on Real Time data from Forbes.

However, I hope that this list will give you a basic idea about the richest individuals in the world. If it did, let us know your thoughts and viewpoints in the comments below.

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