The first half of 2022 was not good for the world’s top rich and the nine in the top-10 have lost around Rs 23.39 lakh crore so far this year.
The first half of 2022 was not good for the world’s top rich and the nine in the top-10 have lost $ 29.6 thousand crore (about Rs 23.39 lakh crore) so far this year. Elon Musk, the owner of the electric vehicle giant Tesla, lost $ 6 thousand million and Jeff Bezos, the owner of the giant e-commerce company Amazon, lost $ 5900 million. However, according to the list of billionaires of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the wealth of only one Indian among the top 10 richest people in the world has increased. This figure is as of today (July 2). This list is prepared every day according to the fluctuations in the net worth of the rich.
Only Adani’s wealth increased among the top ten rich
This year, the wealth of nine of the world’s ten richest people has declined, except one – Gautam Adani, owner of the Adani Group. Adani’s wealth has increased by $ 2230 million (Rs 1.76 lakh crore) this year and in the list of the world’s rich, he is at the sixth place with a net worth of $ 9,880 million (Rs 7.80 lakh crore).
Mark Zuckerberg suffers the most
Mark Zuckerberg, the owner of Meta (formerly Facebook), has suffered the most due to the decline in net worth this year. This year, his wealth has come down to $ 6590 million (Rs 5.20 lakh crore) to $ 59,600 million (Rs 4.71 lakh crore), which means more than half the decline. After this fall, Zuckerberg has now slipped to 17th place in the list of rich. Below are the current net worths of the world’s top 10 richest people (as on July 2) and the details of the decline in wealth so far this year.
|Name||net worth||change this year|
|Elon Musk||Rs 16.58 lakh crore||(-) Rs 4.73 lakh crore|
|Jeff Bezos||Rs 10.50 lakh crore||(-) Rs 4.68 lakh crore|
|Bernard Arnault||10.11 lakh crore rupees||(-) Rs 3.98 lakh crore|
|Bill Gates||Rs 9.08 lakh crore||(-) Rs 1.81 lakh crore|
|Larry Page||7.84 lakh crore rupees||(-) Rs 2.31 lakh crore|
|Gautam Adani||Rs 7.80 lakh crore||(+) Rs 1.76 lakh crore|
|Warren Buffett||7.61 lakh crore rupees||(-) 98.69 thousand crore rupees|
|Sergey Brin||Rs 7.53 lakh crore||(-) Rs 2.24 lakh crore|
|Steve Ballmer||7.26 lakh crore rupees||(-) Rs 1.08 lakh crore|
|Larry Ellison||6.88 lakh crore rupees||(-) Rs 1.57 lakh crore|
Source: Bloomberg Billionaires Index