Forbes magazine released, this Tuesday, the list of the world’s richest people and there is news. Immediately on the platform that is no longer occupied by Jeff Bezos. The year wasn’t the best for the 87 millionaires who saw their fortunes decline, but the same wouldn’t be said for the 236 new millionaires who joined the rich list. And Portuguese, is there? Yes she is a woman: Maria Fernanda Amorim.
Electric car maker Tesla is now the world’s richest. We are talking about Elon Musk, who last year took second place in the Forbes list and now “dismissed” his American colleague Jeff Bezos – the founder of Amazon, whose fortune is estimated at 171 billion dollars. Musk’s fortune is estimated at $219 billion (200 billion euros).
Forbes presented Musk, the leader of electric car maker Tesla, as the man who “revolutionized transportation, both on Earth, with Tesla, and in space, with rocket maker SpaceX.” The South African-born, multinational (South African, Canadian and North American) businessman has been in the news in recent days for owning a 9.2% stake in Twitter.
The platform is complete with French Bernard Arnault, owner of the multinational LVMH that owns several luxury brands including Louis Vuitton, whose fortune is about $151 billion.
a Fourth and Fifth Places running it Americans Bill Gates – The founder of Microsoft Corporation and the owner of a fortune of 129 billion dollars) and crowded buffet ($118 billion). It should be noted that for 2021, Bill Gates retained the position and Warren Buffett rose from eighth to fifth.
Ohtop ten’ Closed with former Alphabet CEO Larry Page (dropped from 5th to 6th place), former Alphabet CEO Sergey Brin (dropped from 6th to 7th place), Larry Ellison, president, CEO and co-founder of software giant Oracle (from 7th to 7th place). Eighth), Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and owner of L.A. Clippers (remains ninth), and Close Mukesh Ambani is chairman and director of Reliance Industries (retains tenth).
just in Fourteenth place in the Forbes list A woman appears. We are talking about Françoise Bettencourt MyersThe granddaughter of the founder of L’Oreal is the richest woman in the world. Interestingly, in the list dominated by men, Portugal is represented in 601st place, specifically, a woman: Portuguese Maria Fernanda Amorim with a fortune estimated at 4,700 million dollars (about 4,300 million euros).
Also noteworthy is the fact that And 87 millionaires out of 2668 millionaires recorded losses On the other hand, 236 people made the Forbes list – including Rihanna and Peter Jackson –is still a far cry from the record set in 2021 with 493 new entries.
The main “falls” occurred in Russia, where the number of millionaires fell by 34 million compared to last year, and in China, which saw 87 millionaires drop from the list.
It should also be noted, according to Forbes, that Over a thousand millionaires have seen their fortunes increase and surely new arrivals To the list of the world’s richest people They are from Barbados, Bulgaria, Estonia and Uruguay. The United States remains the dominant country, with a total of 735 millionaires.
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