The 5 Richest People In The World

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The 5 wealthiest people on the planet as of the same date, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. All figures are current as of Oct. 4, 2022 

1. Elon Musk

Age: 51 Residence: Texa Co-founder and CEO: Tesla Net Worth: $228 billion Tesla Ownership Stake: 15% ($99.3 billion) Other Assets: Space Exploration Technologies ($46.9 billion private asset), The Boring Company ($3.33 billion private asset), Twitter ($3.8 billion public asset), $17.8 billion in cash

2. Jeff Bezos

Age: 58 Residence: Washington Founder and Executive Chair: Amazon (AMZN) Net Worth: $144 billion Amazon Ownership Stake: 10% ($121 billion) Other Assets: Blue Origin ($9.15 billion private asset), The Washington Post ($250 million private asset), and $14.1 billion in cash

3. Bernard Arnault

Age: 73 Residence: Pari CEO and Chair: LVMH (LVMUY) Net Worth: $141 billion Christian Dior Ownership Stake: 97.5% ($111 billion total) Other Assets: Moelis & Company equity ($21.3 billion public asset), Hermès equity (undisclosed stake), and $8.9 billion in cash

4. Gautam Adani

Age: 60 Residence: Gurgaon, India Founder and Chair: Adani Group Net Worth: $125 billion Adani Enterprises, Power. and Transmissions Ownership Stakes: 75% each ($72.4 billion) Other Assets: 65% of Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone ($12.2 billion public asset), 61% of Adani Green Energy ($24.5 billion public asset), 37% of Adani Total Gas ($16.2 billion public asset

5.Bill Gates

Age: 66 Residence: Washington Co-founder: Microsoft (MSFT) Net Worth: $111 billion Microsoft Ownership Stake: 1.3% ($25.6 billion) Other Assets: Cascade Investment LLC ($51.8 billion public assets), $52.4 billion in cash

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