It’s no secret that the richest men in the world are getting richer and richer every year. But what will the list of wealthiest people look like by the end 2022? Some speculate that it may be dominated by tech moguls. Nevertheless, others think that traditional industries will still have a strong presence. No one really knows for sure, but it’s definitely going to be an interesting ride finding out who makes the list! Stay tuned for updates by the end of the year.
So far Elon Musk reigns as the richest men in the world in 2022 currently. The 50-year-old Texas native hit a high of $340 billion in November 2021. As of Feb. 28, 2022, Musk’s net worth had increased by $39 billion during the last 12 months. His wealth attributes are due to the surge in Tesla shares through October 2021 and private transactions that month that boosted the reported valuation of SpaceX.
Secondly, 58-year-old Jeff Bezos wealth peaked at $211 billion in July of 2021. The Amazon founder originally pushed the idea of an online bookstore. Luckily, it didn’t strike an interest and overshadow his Amazon revelation.
Coming in third place as the richest men in the world in 2022 so far is 72-year-old Bernard Arnault. He is the chair and CEO of LVMH. His NetWorth is $155 billion.
College dropout and Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates comes in at number four. Although, Gates had to spend more than $1.9 billion to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, he still has a NetWorth of $127 billion.
Google founder Larry Page’s NetWorth went from just below $52 billion in March 2020 to the current $120 billion.
91-year-old Warren Buffett created a billion-dollar company with Berkshire Hathaway. Most are familiar with the company’s real estate brand. Historically, the company started in textile and branched off into other leverages.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin comes in at number 7. His net worth is $115 billion, with $14.7 billion in cash.
Microsoft’s 30th employee Steve Ballmer was convinced to drop out of college. His influencer was Bill Gates. He now has a net worth pf $107 billion.
Software Development Laboratories Larry Ellison also made the list. Following behind Brin at number 9 with a 94.6 billion net worth.
Finally, Mukesh Ambani, Chair and managing director of Reliance Industries has a net worth of $88.4 billion. Although, you may not be familiar with the company name, it is very pivotal in daily life. Reliance Industries engages in hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail, and telecommunications.
The race to the top is definitely heating up, and it’s anyone’s game at this point. Whoever can stay ahead of the curve and anticipate what consumers want will be sure to come out on top. So far, it seems that the tech industry is doing a good job of staying ahead of the pack, but who knows what will happen in 2022? We’ll just have to wait and see! In the meantime, keep an eye on these wealthy men and women – they’re only going to get richer. Do you think you know who will make it to the top of the list in 2022? Let us know in the comments below!