The list of the world’s wealthiest individuals might change from year to year, depending on their most recent net worth and financial performance. Here is the most recent list of the world’s top 10 richest people, as of January 3, 2023, based on the real-time Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as well as some fascinating information about each of them.

1. Bernard Arnault and Family – $193 billion

Bernard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of LVMH – France, is the world’s richest person. His net worth is $193 billion as a result of his business empire, which includes more than 70 brands such as Louis Vuitton and Sephora. Bernard Arnault, a French businessman, and Europe’s richest man amassed a $100 billion fortune in December of last year.

2. Elon Musk – $174 billion

Elon Musk is aiming to revolutionize transportation on Earth, through his electric car company Tesla, and in space, through his rocket company SpaceX. Tesla, Elon Musk’s electric car company, is now worth about $800 billion; his net worth is reported $174 billion. SpaceX, Musk’s rocket company, is currently worth roughly $100 billion.

3. Jeff Bezos – $136 billion

Jeff Bezos, the founder, and CEO of Amazon has a net worth of $136 billion and is the world’s third richest person. His position has not changed despite the fact that he divorced his wife MacKenzie in 2019 and transferred a part of his Amazon stock to her. Bezos established the colossus Amazon in his Seattle garage in 1994. With more individuals shopping online as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Amazon has enjoyed the rewards.

4. Bill Gates – $115 billion

Bill Gates is the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and has a net worth of $115 billion. After co-founding the software behemoth Microsoft with Paul Allen, Bill Gates eventually sold off much of his investment in the company, keeping only 1% of the stock and investing the rest in stocks and other assets. Bill Gates joined the $100 billion club last April when Microsoft’s share price soared following earnings. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the largest private charity foundation in the world.

5. Warren Buffet – $108 billion

Warren Buffet, sometimes known as the Oracle of Omaha, is widely regarded as one of the most successful investors of all time. He is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, which owns over 60 firms, including the well-known Geico insurance, Duracell, and Dairy Queen Restaurant. He is worth $108 billion. He purchased his first shares at the age of 11 as the son of a US politician.

6. Larry Ellison – $102 billion

Larry Ellison has a net worth of $102 billion from Oracle, the software company he cofounded in 1977. He stepped down as CEO of the company in 2014 and now serves as chairman of the board and chief technical advisor. Ellison has also served on Tesla’s board since December 2018, after purchasing 3 million shares earlier that year. He owns practically the whole Hawaiian island of Lanai.

7. Larry Page – $98.4 billion

Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, has a net worth of $98.4 billion and ranks ninth among the world’s wealthiest people. He has also invested in Planetary Resources, the well-known space exploration company, as well as “Flying Car” startup companies Kitty Hawk and Opener.8. Sergey Brin — $94.6 billion

8. Sergey Brin — $94.6 billion

Sergey Brin, co-founder and board member of Alphabet, has a net worth of $94.6 billion, ranking him ninth among the world’s richest people. In 1998, he co-founded Google with Larry Page, which went public in 2004 and was renamed Alphabet in 2015.

9. Steve Ballmer – $94 billion.

Steve Ballmer, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, has a net worth of $94 billion, ranking him ninth among the world’s richest people. Steve Ballmer joined Microsoft in 1980 and succeeded Bill Gates as CEO in 2000.

10. Carlos Slim – $84.2 billion

Carlos Slim owns America Movil, Latin America’s largest mobile telecommunications company. His net worth is $84.2 billion, and he owns stock in the New York Times as well as commercial banks. He is also invested in the Mexican building business through his family’s investment organization.