Ranking of the World’s Richest People in 2023

As of now, according to Bloomberg, the TOP 10 richest entrepreneurs in the world look as follows:

  1. Elon Musk ($247 billion)
  2. Bernard Arnault ($199 billion)
  3. Jeff Bezos ($155 billion)
  4. Bill Gates ($134 billion)
  5. Larry Ellison ($132 billion)
  6. Steve Ballmer ($117 billion)
  7. Warren Buffett ($115 billion)
  8. Larry Page ($110 billion)
  9. Mark Zuckerberg ($104 billion)
  10. Sergey Brin ($104 billion)

In this article, we will take a closer look at the first three entrepreneurs on this list and discuss the growth of their incomes since the beginning of the current year.

  • Elon Musk ($247 billion). Elon Musk continues to top the list of the richest people in the world. His fortune has increased by $13 billion since the beginning of 2023, which is a significant growth. Musk is the founder and CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, and other technology projects.
  • Bernard Arnault ($199 billion). Bernard Arnault holds the second position on the list. In the first half of 2023, his fortune increased by $37.3 billion. Arnault is the chairman and CEO of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods company.
  • Jeff Bezos ($155 billion). Jeff Bezos, the founder and former CEO of Amazon, ranks third in the ranking. His fortune has increased by $47.6 billion since the beginning of the year. Currently, Bezos is involved in other projects, including the space company Blue Origin.

Among the entrepreneurs in the TOP 10, Elon Musk has earned the most in 2023 (from the beginning of the year to July 4, 2023), with his income increasing by $110 billion since the beginning of the current year.

Top 10 richest entrepreneurs in the world as of July 4, 2023:

RankNameTotal net worth $Last change $YTD changeCountry / RegionIndustry
1Elon Musk$247B+$13.0B+$110BUnited StatesTechnology
2Bernard Arnault$199B-$884M+$37.3BFranceConsumer
3Jeff Bezos$155B+$155M+$47.6BUnited StatesTechnology
4Bill Gates$134B+$274M+$24.7BUnited StatesTechnology
5Larry Ellison$132B-$570M+$40.3BUnited StatesTechnology
6Steve Ballmer$117B-$789M+$31.5BUnited StatesTechnology
7Warren Buffett$115B+$101M+$7.20BUnited StatesDiversified
8Larry Page$110B+$75.3M+$26.7BUnited StatesTechnology
9Mark Zuckerberg$104B-$312M+$58.6BUnited StatesTechnology
10Sergey Brin$104B+$106M+$24.8BUnited StatesTechnology

Elon Musk: Remains the King of Billionaires

Elon Musk, an American entrepreneur and visionary, has once again conquered the summit of wealth in the world. The founder of companies such as Tesla, SpaceX, and the owner of Twitter, has earned an astonishing $110 billion in the past six months, becoming the richest person on the planet during this period, according to data from bloomberg.com.

Musk, whose enterprises have transformed the world of electric mobility, space technology, and social media, continues to amaze with his financial success. Under his leadership, Tesla has become a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles, and SpaceX has revolutionized the space industry by returning rockets to Earth and bringing humanity closer to space exploration.

In the list of the richest individuals based on income growth over the past six months, the CEO of the American corporation Meta (formerly known as Facebook), Mark Zuckerberg, came in second. His earnings for this period are estimated at a staggering $58.6 billion. Meta, with its social platforms, continues to play a crucial role in the world of online communication, despite its problems and controversies regarding content.

These figures highlight the growing gap between the wealthy and the rest of the world’s population. The top 500 richest individuals on the planet earned an incredible $852 billion in the past six months. This serves as a vivid proof that in the face of rapid technological changes and global challenges, some individuals continue to accumulate enormous wealth while many others struggle to survive.

Thus, the list of the world’s richest entrepreneurs as of July 4, 2023, reflects the income growth of many of them since the beginning of this year. It demonstrates the constant development and successful investments of these entrepreneurs in various industries.

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