The 10 richest individuals in technology on the planet added $402 billion to their all-around tremendous fortunes in 2021, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk was the greatest abundance gainer.
As indicated by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Elon Musk, who began 2021 with total assets of $156 billion, finished it with around $277 billion. The Space X originator in December said he intended to pay more than $11 billion in charges.
The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a day-by-day position of the world’s richest individuals in technology, and the figures are refreshed at the end of each trading day in New York.
Although Musk acquired $121 billion in 2021, it’s more modest than the $140 billion he made in 2020. A significant part of the pay Musk made in 2021 has been spent on SpaceX, the private space rocket organization he established in 2002. He has effectively sent off more than 1,600 satellites, remembering a new send-off for Dec. 18.
Musk’s nearest rival, Jeff Bezos, entered 2022 worth $190 billion, acquiring $4.5 billion, a greater number than what he acquired in 2020. Bezos, 57, left his CEO job at Amazon in July.
Additionally, on the rundown is Facebook originator Mark Zuckerberg, who added almost $25 billion to his fortune in 2020. He’s valued at $128 billion, as indicated by Bloomberg. In addition, Zuckerberg purchased an additional 110 sections of land to add to his questionable 1,500-section land bequest in Kauai, Hawaii.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who is also on the list, began 2022 worth $139 billion. He entered 2021 with a net worth of $132 billion. His previous spouse, Melinda French Gates, who finished her long-term union with Bill in August, purportedly has total assets of $11.4 billion.
Google co-benefactor Larry Page, in 2021, added $47 billion to the $83 billion he had coming into 2022. Individual Google co-founder Sergey Brin is now worth $125 billion, thanks to a $45 billion increase in 2021. In addition, Bernard Arnault, a French extravagance merchandise vendor, saw his fortune rise to $176 billion after making more than $61 billion. He’s the only non-U.S. extremely rich person to have broken Bloomberg’s 2021 top 10 rundowns as far as absolute abundance.
Every one of those 10 power players is worth more than $100 billion. The eleventh most well-off individual on the rundown is Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, whose estimated net worth is almost $94 billion. She is the richest lady alive, as indicated by Bloombergs report.