Who Is the Richest Person in the World in 2022?

According to Forbes Magazine, the number of billionaires rose to 2,755 billionaires globally and added 400 names in 2021 alone.  

Most of them obtained their fortune from hard work and investing in their dreams.

Who Is the Richest Person in the World? 

According to Forbes’ list of billionaires, Elon Musk is currently the richest man in the world. 

The founder of Tesla and SpaceX now has a net worth of $263.8B, increasing $112.8B from 2021.

Brief Background on Elon Musk

Musk was born in South Africa on June 28, 1971. He described his family as “quite wealthy” when he was young. 

His father was a pilot, engineer, and property developer, and on top of that, he co-owned a Zambian emerald mine. Elon inherited his father’s knack for business and interest in electronics.

After his parents divorced in 1980, Elon lived with his father but eventually chose to escape him because of his abusive nature. 

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