Winning Bizness Desk
Mumbai. Current year 2022 has not been good for the world's rich. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the world's 500 richest people have lost $1.4 trillion (110 lakh crore) in 6 months so far this year. During this time the world's richest man, ie Tesla owner Elon Musk, lost Rs 4.73 lakh crore, while the wealth of Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon, the world's second richest man, has reduced by Rs 4.68 lakh crore.
Only Adani could become richer
The wealth of 10 of the 10 richest people in the world has declined this year. The one whose wealth has not declined is Gautam Adani, the owner of the Adani Group. The wealth of the world's sixth richest man, Adani, has increased by Rs 1.76 lakh crore so far this year. Those who lost their wealth are Elon Musk (4.73 lakh crore), Jeff Bezos (4.68 lakh crore), Bernard Arnault (3.98 lakh crore), Bill Gates (1.81 lakh crore), Larry Page (2.31 lakh crore), Warren Buffett (98.69 thousand crore), Sergey Brin (2.24 lakh crore), Steve Balmer (1.08 lakh crore) and Larry Ellison (1.57 lakh crore).
Changpeng Zhao suffered the most
Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao has suffered a loss of Rs 6.26 lakh crore in the first 6 months of 2022. At the same time, the name of Mark Zuckerberg, the owner of Meta is in this list. This year his assets have come down by Rs 5.20 lakh crore to Rs 4.71 lakh crore, which is more than half the decline.
Mukesh Ambani's wealth also decreased
On the other hand, the wealth of Reliance Industries owner Mukesh Ambani has declined by Rs 28.89 thousand crore. After this decline, his net worth has come down to Rs 5.08 lakh crore. Mukesh Ambani is the 11th richest man in the world.