American billionaire Elon Musk topped the list of the richest people in the world, according to a ranking by Chinese business magazine Hurun.
According to the magazine’s classification, published today, Tuesday, on its website, Musk’s fortune increased within a year by $ 152 billion, and reached $ 197 billion.
Musk earned his main income in the year from electric vehicle maker Tesla, where he owns 21% of the shares.
Second, in the classification of the Chinese magazine, Jeff Bezos, founder and president of “Amazon”, has a fortune of 189 billion dollars. And in third place was Bernard Arnault, president of Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, whose wealth was estimated at $ 114 billion.
For the first time, a Chinese billionaire entered the top ten list in the Hurun World Rankings. Drinking water bottled producer Nongfu, 67, is ranked seventh in the ranking, with a personal fortune of $ 85 billion.
According to the study, there are currently 3,288 billionaires in the world. Their number increased by 414 over the past year, and their overall wealth, despite the pandemic, increased 32%, to $ 14.7 trillion.