The first half of 2022 has not been good for the world’s richest people. The wealth of Tesla’s founder and Earth’s richest person, Elon Musk, has decreased by about $ 62 billion so far this year. At the same time, the wealth of Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos has declined by about $ 63 billion. Facebook’s co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s wealth has halved during this period. This information has been received from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index released on July 1.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Elon Musk’s net worth was $208 billion as of July 1, and his wealth has declined by $61.8 billion since the beginning of this year.
Jeff Bezos, the world’s second-richest person, had a net worth of $130 billion as of July 1 and has declined by $62.7 billion since the beginning of this year.
French business tycoon and world’s third-richest person Bernard Arnault’s net worth stood at $129 billion, a total decline of $49.3 billion this year.
Facebook’s co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has suffered the most due to the decline in wealth and he has also been out of the list of the top 10 richest people in the world. According to the Bloomberg Index, Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth is currently $ 60 billion and he has reached number 17 in the list of the world’s richest people. Zuckerberg’s wealth has declined by $65 billion this year.
Only Indian billionaires have increased wealth
It is also an interesting fact that there are only two billionaires among the top-10 richest people in the world, whose wealth has increased this year and they are both Indians. These billionaires are Gautam Adani and Mukesh Ambani.
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Gautam Adani’s wealth has increased by about $ 22.1 billion this year and with a total net worth of $ 98.6 billion, he is at number 6 in the list of top-10 rich people of the world.
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani’s wealth has increased by $3.05 billion so far this year and he is at number 9 in the list of richest people with a net worth of $93.0 billion.