The Forbes 2023 report has unveiled the top 25 richest people in the world, with luxury tycoon Bernard Arnault claiming the first spot, while Mukesh Ambani from India has made the list once again. Among the top 25, Americans dominate the list followed by France and India, with sources of income mainly coming from sectors like technology, fashion, and retail. The complete list of the top 25 billionaires includes their net worth, source of wealth, and citizenship.
Gautam Adani Drops to 24th Rank on Forbes 2023 List of Billionaires
According to the Forbes 2023 List of Billionaires, Gautam Adani has dropped to the 24th rank, whereas he was previously the world’s third-richest person as of January 24, 2023, with a net worth of approximately USD 126 billion. Currently, Adani’s net worth is estimated to be USD 47.2 billion, making him the second-richest Indian billionaire behind Ambani.
The top three richest people in the world, according to the Forbes 2023 List, are Bernard Arnault & Family, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos. Bezos, the chairman of the world’s largest online merchant, Amazon, dropped from the second spot to the third spot this year, with Amazon’s shares collapsing by 38%.
Furthermore, Chinese Internet Entrepreneur Zhang Yiming and Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao missed their places on the Forbes 2023 List of Billionaires.
Top 25 richest people in the world according to Forbes 2023 report
|Rank||Billionaire||Net Worth (USD)||Source of Wealth||Citizenship|
|1||Bernard Arnault & Family||211 Billion||LVMH||France|
|2||Elon Musk||180 Billion||Tesla, SpaceX||U.S.|
|3||Jeff Bezos||114 Billion||Amazon||U.S.|
|4||Larry Ellison||107 Billion||Oracle||U.S.|
|5||Warren Buffett||106 Billion||Berkshire Hathaway||U.S.|
|6||Bill Gates||104 Billion||Microsoft||U.S.|
|7||Michael Bloomberg||94.5 Billion||Bloomberg LP||U.S.|
|8||Carlos Slim Helú & Family||93 Billion||Telecom||Mexico|
|9||Mukesh Ambani||83.4 Billion||Diversified||India|
|10||Steve Ballmer||80.7 Billion||Microsoft||U.S.|
|11||Françoise Bettencourt Meyers & Family||80.5 Billion||L’Oréal||France|
|12||Larry Page||79.2 Billion||U.S.|
|13||Amancio Ortega||77.3 Billion||Zara||Spain|
|14||Sergey Brin||76 Billion||U.S.|
|15||Zhong Shanshan||68 Billion||Beverages, Pharmaceuticals||China|
|16||Mark Zuckerberg||64.4 Billion||U.S.|
|17||Charles Koch||59 Billion||Koch Industries||U.S.|
|18||Julia Koch & Family||59 Billion||Koch Industries||U.S.|
|19||Jim Walton||58.8 Billion||Walmart||U.S.|
|20||Rob Walton||57.6 Billion||Walmart||U.S.|
|21||Alice Walton||56.7 Billion||Walmart||U.S.|
|22||David Thomson & Family||54.4 Billion||Media||Canada|
|23||Michael Dell||50.1 Billion||Dell Technologies||U.S.|
|24||Gautam Adani||47.2 Billion||Infrastructure, Commodities||India|
|25||Phil Knight & Family||45.1 Billion||Nike||U.S.|