The 10 richest people in the world today – 17 August
Money makes money and these 10 people have made a lot of it over the years. And by a lot, we mean a LOT!
Money makes money and these 10 people have made a lot of it over the years. And by a lot, we mean a lot!
The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s richest people.
South African-born Elon Musk is the new richest person in the world, having recently surpassed France’s Bernard Arnault.
They are followed by United States’ Jeff Bezos, who rounds out the Top 3.
The rest of the Top 10, in order, are: Larry Ellison, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Larry Page, Steve Ballmer, Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg
The figures are updated at the close of every trading day in New York.
BELOW ARE THE TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD
Correct as of 17 August 2023
|1||Elon Musk||$212 billion|
|2||Bernard Arnault||$186 billion|
|3||Jeff Bezos||$159 billion|
|4||Larry Ellison||$128 billion|
|5||Bill Gates||$128 billion|
|6||Warren Buffet||$119 billion|
|7||Larry Page||$116 billion|
|8||Steve Ballmer||$112 billion|
|9||Sergey Brin||$110 billion|
|10||Mark Zuckerberg||$107 billion|