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Here is the Richest Person in the World: Elon Musk

Elon Musk, one of the richest people in the world and the senior manager of Tesla and SpaceX, was at the top of the ranking of the world-famous American magazine Forbes. In the list where Musk left behind 400 business people, it was remarkable that the total wealth of the rich decreased by 11 percent.


According to the list of the 400 richest businessmen in the USA, announced for the 41st time by Forbes, Musk, the owner of technology companies for the first time this year, took the first place by increasing his wealth by more than 60 billion dollars. to the USA. last year.



It was stated that while Elon Musk pushed former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who was in the first place for 4 consecutive years, to the second place in 2022, Musk, the richest businessman in the USA, owed this to the 11 percent increase in Tesla. share. Bezos, who lost 27 percent in Amazon shares, was followed by software developer and investor businessman Bill Gates, despite donating $ 20 billion to the foundation he founded with his wife earlier in the year.

Mark ZUKERBERG 3rd place

It was recorded that the wealth of the first 20 people on the list of the richest businessmen in the USA, worth $ 1.6 trillion, corresponds to 40 percent of the total wealth of Forbes 400. It did not enter the top 10, falling to 11th place on the list, which occupied number 3 last year. Zuckerberg, who has lost more than half of his fortune ($76.8 billion) since September 2021, ranked first among the Forbes 400 richest people who lost the most money last year.


Forbes Wealth Deputy Editor Chase Peterson-Withorn said the Forbes 400’s total assets were $4.5 trillion last year, $500 billion less this year. “The rich don’t always get richer. Like many Americans, the 400 richest people in the country are experiencing a slowdown in the stock market. Overall they are 11 percent poorer than they were a year ago,” Withorn said. made statements.


Gül Demirci

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