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Forbes Billionaires 2022: The Richest People In The World

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The Forbes billionaires 2022 list is out, which compiles the list of the world’s richest, who this time was hit by the impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, coronavirus pandemic and sluggish markets. Elon Musk, the Tesla and SpaceX founder topped Forbes’ list for the first time ever with a net worth of $219 billion. Elon Musk is leading the Forbes billionaires list with a net worth of $219 billion, followed by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos at $171 billion.

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America has most number of billionaires at 735 worth a collective net worth of $4.7 trillion, including Elon Musk, who tops the World’s Billionaires list for the first time. China (including Macau and Hong Kong) remains number two, with 607 billionaires worth a collective $2.3 trillion. Forbes uses stock prices and exchange rates from March 11, 2022, to calculate net worths.

Here is the list of the top 10 billionaires:

Rank Name Net Worth Country
1 Elon Musk $219 B Tesla, United States
2 Jeff Bezos $171 B Amazon, United States
3 Bernard Arnault & family $158 B LVMH, France
4 Bill Gates $129 B Microsoft, United States
5 Warren Buffett $118 B Berkshire Hathaway, US
6 Larry Page $111 B Google, United States
7 Sergey Brin $107  B Google, United States
8 Larry Ellison $106 B Oracle, United States
9 Steve Ballmer $91.4 B Microsoft, United States
10 Mukesh Ambani $90.7  B Reliance Ind Ltd, India

Indian Scenario:

  • Forbes Billionaires 2022: Men billionaires of India

Ambani ranked at the 10th position on the global list, followed narrowly by fellow industrialist and Adani Group founder Gautam Adani, whose fortune climbed by almost $40 billion over the past year, to an estimated $90 billion.

Here are the top 10 richest Indians on the Forbes Billionaires List 2022:

Rank Name Net Worth Company
10th rank Mukesh Ambani ($90.7 billion) Reliance Industries Ltd
11th rank Gautam Adani ($90 billion) Adani Group
47th rank Shiv Nadar ($28.7 billion) HCL Technologies
56th rank Cyrus Poonawalla $24.3 billion) Serum Institute of India
81st rank Radhakishan Damani ($20 billion) DMart
89th rank Lakshmi Mittal ($17.9 billion) ArcelorMittal
91st rank Savitri Jindal and family ($17.7 billion) O.P.Jindal Group
106th rank Kumar Birla ($16.5 billion) Aditya Birla Group
115th rank Dilip Sanghvi ($15.6 billion) Sun Pharmaceuticals
129th rank Uday Kotak ($15.3 billion) Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Forbes Billionaires List 2022: Women billionaires of India

Savitri Jindal, the chairperson of the Jindal Group, is the richest woman in India, according to the Forbes’ Billionaires List 2022, with a net worth of $17.7 billion. A total of 11 Indian women, with 4 newcomers, joined the global rich list this year.

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, cosmetics giant L’Oréal’s founder’s granddaughter, was listed as the richest woman in the world this year – with a net worth of $74.8 billion, according to the report. Meyers’ net worth increased significantly in the past two years, from $48.9 billion in 2020.

Here’s the list of Indian women on the Forbes Billionaires List 2022:

Rank Name Net Worth Company
91. Savitri Jindal $17.7 billion Jindal Group
637. Falguni Nayar $4.5 billion Nykaa
778. Leena Tewari $3.8 billion USV Private Limited
913. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw $3.3 billion Biocon
1238. Smita Crishna-Godrej $2.5 billion Godrej
1579. Anu Aga $1.9 billion Thermax
1645. Mudula Parekh $1.8 billion Parekh Medisales Pvt Ltd
1729. Radha Vembu $1.7 billion Zoho Corporation
2076. Sara George Muthoot $1.4 billion Muthoot Finance Ltd
2448. Kavita Singhania $1.1 billion J K Cement
2578. Bhawari Bai Surana $1 billion Micro Labs

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