If you have, you will be given: The richest people on the planet were able to significantly increase their wealth again in the crisis year 2021. Each of the top ten owns over 100 billion dollars.

Elon Musk is with a fortune of 277 billion dollars, by far the richest person in the world.

 The 10 richest in the world added 400 billion dollars again last year

Jeff Bezos (with girlfriend Lauren Sanchez) is the number two of the super-rich.

 The 10 richest in the world added 400 billion dollars again last year

Bernard Arnault ($ 176 billion) is currently number three of the richest people on earth …

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  • aboutAccording to Bloomberg, the ten richest people in the world increased their wealth by a whopping 402 billion in 2022.

  • The absolute top earner was Tesla boss Elon Musk.

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    Everyone in the top ten owns more than $ 100 billion.

The business platform Bloomberg has examined the financial circumstances of the top ten super-rich and their development in the pandemic year 2021. Conclusion: While many business people around the world are groaning under the consequences of Corona, the big ones only got money. The following figures refer to December 29, 2021 and are constantly changing.

For example, Tesla founder and aerospace entrepreneur Elon Musk ran like clockwork: thanks in part to a sharp rise in Tesla shares, it grew The 50-year-old's net worth rose by $ 121 billion and totaled 277 billion at the end of 2021. On January 3rd alone, he added a further 33.8 billion – the biggest leap in wealth in history.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (57), the current number two of the super-rich, grew by around five billion last year and currently has 195 billion dollars.

Bernard Arnault (72), owner of Dior and LVMH, was able to cash in on luxury items for almost 62 billion and now has 176 billion dollars, Bill Gates (66) with 139 billion dollars also has seven more than at the beginning of the year. Ex-Alphabet boss Larry Page (49) increased his fortune last year according to Bloomberg by a whopping 47 to 130 billion dollars, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (37) is only slightly poorer with 128 billion – a good 24 more than at the beginning of the year .

Google co-founder Sergey Brin (48) increased by 45 billion to 125 billion, the former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer (65) became richer by 41 billion and now owns 122 billion. The top ten are completed by Oracle boss Larry Ellison (77, new assets 109 billion, plus 29 billion) and investor Warren Buffett (91) has 109 billion dollars, 21 more than at the end of 2020.

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By Teresa Tapmleton

Teresa Tampleton has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Nizh TEkegram, Teresa Tampleton worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teresa@ntelegram.com 1-800-268-7341

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