The richest of the world have added more money to their accounts amidst the pandemic year. While the nations across the world were struggling with the economies under lockdown, the rich were getting better. As per the latest reports, the rich added around $4.02.17 billion in 2021 and Tesla CEO Elon Musk-led the way.
Musk Added $121 Billion To His Assets In 2021
As indicated by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Musk added $121 billion to his total assets in 2021, turning into the world’s most extravagant man who momentarily saw his total assets cross $300 billion. As of December 29, Musk had a total assets of $277 billion.
At the subsequent spot, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, in any case, didn’t add a lot to his total assets. He just added $5 billion, to remain at the second spot with $195 billion in his kitty, reports CNBC. The third spot was taken by Bernard Arnault at $176 billion (he added $61 billion of every 2021).
Arnault is the CEO of extravagance products combination LVMH, which possesses brands like Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Givenchy. At the fourth position, humanitarian and Microsoft fellow benefactor Bill Gates saw his total assets take off to $139 billion, adding $7 billion of every 2021.
Two Google Co-Founders Added A Total Of $92 Billion In 2021
Google co-founder Larry Page with $130 billion total assets (and adding $47 billion out of 2021 attributable to the solid exhibition of Alphabet) was the fifth most extravagant individual on the planet.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg with total assets of $128 billion was at the 6th spot. He added a cool $24 billion this year. Zuckerberg possesses a 13 percent stake in Meta (previously Facebook), which has filled in esteem by more than 20% this year.
At the seventh spot, one more Google co-founder Sergey Brin with $125 billion total assets added $45 billion out of 2021. Steve Ballmer, previous Microsoft CEO and proprietor of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, added $41 billion out of 2021 to see his total assets coming to $122 billion, as per Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Cloud major Oracle’s Chairman and Founder Larry Ellison with $109 billion (and adding $29 billion of every 2021) was at the 10th spot while Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, completed tenth with $109 billion total assets and adding $21 billion out of 2021.
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