New Richest Person in the World at 74, Surpassing Elon Musk!

In the ever-changing landscape of global wealth, a significant transformation has taken place. Forbes recently released an updated list of the world’s richest individuals, marking a shift at the summit. Elon Musk, who held the crown for the wealthiest for an extended period, has now been surpassed by a 74-year-old. This post provides the latest details on the New richest person in the world, keeping you abreast of the current dynamics in global wealth.

This person has surpassed Elon Musk: New Richest Person in the World

Let me tell you about the recent Forbes list of the world’s richest people. At the top is Bernard Arnault, the owner of the luxury brand Louis Vuitton (LVMH). Bernard Arnault is a French businessman and investor with several businesses globally.

Bernard Arnault
Bernard Arnault – New Richest Person in the World

As per Forbes, Bernard Arnault’s current total wealth is $207.8 billion. Just last Friday (January 26, 2024), his wealth increased by around $23 billion, pushing him ahead of Elon Musk in terms of wealth.

According to Forbes, Elon Musk’s total wealth is now approximately $204 billion, placing him second on the list of the world’s richest people.

Decline in Elon Musk’s Wealth!

Let me share with you that according to Forbes’ report on January 25, there was a decrease in Tesla’s stock, leading to approximately a 13% decline in Elon’s total wealth. On the other hand, LVMH, Bernard Arnault’s company, experienced an increase of more than 13% in the same stocks.

This resulted in a boost in Bernard Arnault’s wealth and a decrease in Elon Musk’s wealth. Additionally, some reports suggest that Arnault’s wealth could see further growth as many of his businesses are currently performing well.

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Here is the list of the world’s richest people:

Now, many of you might want to read about the current world’s richest people, so below we have provided a table of the 10 richest people in the world right now.

RankNameNet Worth ($ Billion)Source of WealthCountry
1Bernard Arnault & family$207.8LVMHFrance
2Elon Musk$204.08Tesla, SpaceXUnited States
3Jeff Bezos$183.4AmazonUnited States
4Larry Ellison$141.6OracleUnited States
5Mark Zuckerberg$141.5FacebookUnited States
6Larry Page$128.0GoogleUnited States
7Warren Buffett$126.4Berkshire HathawayUnited States
8Bill Gates$123.7MicrosoftUnited States
9Sergey Brin$122.6GoogleUnited States
10Steve Ballmer$120.2MicrosoftUnited States
List of the world’s richest people

Note: The list of rich people changes over time, and the last update for this list is on January 30, 2024.

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