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Top 100 richest people in the world

Top 100 richest people in the world
LifeThelife41 min read
  • Nearly 40% — or four in ten — individuals in the top 100 richest list are from the USA.
  • India is now home to ten of the 100 richest people in the world.
The world of wealth and success is a constantly evolving landscape, with fortunes rising and falling year after year. In 2023, the top 100 richest people in the world are a fascinating mix of tech tycoons, business magnates, and entrepreneurs. This article delves into the lives and fortunes of these influential individuals, highlighting their total net worth, recent changes in wealth, and their respective industries.


Here is the table of the top 100 richest people in the world based on the information provided:

Rank

Name

Total Net Worth ($)

Last Change ($)

YTD Change ($)

Country / Region

Industry

1

Elon Musk

$234B

+$715M

+$97.5B

United States

Technology

2

Bernard Arnault

$156B

+$550M

-$6.40B

France

Consumer

3

Jeff Bezos

$155B

-$945M

+$48.4B

United States

Technology

4

Bill Gates

$126B

+$329M

+$16.5B

United States

Technology

5

Larry Page

$125B

+$563M

+$42.0B

United States

Technology

6

Larry Ellison

$124B

+$524M

+$32.1B

United States

Technology

7

Sergey Brin

$118B

+$537M

+$39.1B

United States

Technology

8

Mark Zuckerberg

$117B

+$1.02B

+$71.8B

United States

Technology

9

Warren Buffett

$116B

+$61.1M

+$8.96B

United States

Diversified

10

Steve Ballmer

$116B

-$160M

+$29.7B

United States

Technology

11

Mukesh Ambani

$87.8B

+$266M

+$708M

India

Energy

12

Carlos Slim

$84.6B

-$352M

+$10.3B

Mexico

Diversified

13

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

$82.4B

+$293M

+$10.9B

France

Consumer

14

Amancio Ortega

$74.3B

+$987M

+$19.7B

Spain

Retail

15

Jim Walton

$72.6B

+$216M

+$8.69B

United States

Retail

16

Rob Walton

$70.6B

+$204M

+$7.37B

United States

Retail

17

Alice Walton

$69.6B

+$217M

+$7.94B

United States

Retail

18

Michael Dell

$67.8B

-$2.18B

+$19.4B

United States

Technology

19

Julia Flesher Koch & family

$63.2B

+$65.7M

-$3.83B

United States

Industrial

20

Gautam Adani

$61.7B

+$228M

-$58.8B

India

Industrial

21

Zhong Shanshan

$61.6B

-$57.3M

-$5.99B

China

Diversified

22

Charles Koch

$59.4B

+$60.1M

-$7.65B

United States

Industrial

23

Jacqueline Badger Mars

$50.5B

-$96.9M

-$4.30B

United States

Food & Beverage

24

John Mars

$50.5B

-$96.9M

-$4.30B

United States

Food & Beverage

25

Zhang Yiming

$42.3B

$0

-$12.6B

China

Technology

26

Alain Wertheimer

$41.3B

+$225M

-$2.01B

France

Consumer

27

Gerard Wertheimer

$41.3B

+$225M

-$2.01B

France

Consumer

28

Phil Knight & family

$40.0B

+$371M

-$3.82B

United States

Consumer

29

Klaus-Michael Kuehne

$39.9B

-$377M

+$7.78B

Germany

Industrial

30

Jensen Huang

$39.1B

-$1.87B

+$25.3B

United States

Technology

31

Len Blavatnik

$38.8B

+$184M

+$2.84B

United States

Diversified

32

Colin Huang

$37.0B

-$166M

+$8.21B

China

Technology

33

Ken Griffin

$36.1B

+$36.9M

+$7.22B

United States

Finance

34

Tadashi Yanai

$36.0B

+$209M

+$4.31B

Japan

Retail

35

Stephen Schwarzman

$35.2B

+$256M

+$8.69B

United States

Finance

36

Ma Huateng

$35.1B

+$135M

-$1.47B

China

Technology

37

Francois Pinault

$34.2B

+$48.1M

-$1.49B

France

Consumer

38

Giovanni Ferrero & family

$32.9B

+$86.8M

-$9.13B

Italy

Food & Beverage

39

William Ding

$32.0B

-$662M

+$9.31B

China

Technology

40

Abigail Johnson

$31.9B

+$114M

+$5.27B

United States

Finance

41

Shapoor Mistry

$31.9B

-$105M

+$4.09B

India

Industrial

42

Miriam Adelson

$31.5B

+$44.7M

+$28.9M

United States

Entertainment

43

MacKenzie Scott

$30.1B

-$287M

+$11.2B

United States

Technology

44

Shiv Nadar

$29.5B

+$133M

+$5.05B

India

Technology

45

Dieter Schwarz

$29.3B

+$52.6M

+$6.67B

Germany

Retail

46

Jack Ma

$29.2B

+$87.0M

-$3.04B

China

Technology

47

Vladimir Potanin

$28.9B

+$173M

+$350M

Russian Federation

Commodities

48

German Larrea

$28.5B

-$147M

+$5.83B

Mexico

Commodities

49

Li Ka-shing

$28.0B

+$112M

-$461M

Hong Kong

Real Estate

50

Jeff Yass

$27.9B

+$100M

-$4.88B

United States

Finance

51

James Simons

$27.9B

+$150M

+$3.33B

United States

Finance

52

Leonid Mikhelson

$27.7B

+$15.5M

+$3.06B

Russian Federation

Energy

53

Low Tuck Kwong

$27.3B

+$1.11B

-$993M

Indonesia

Energy

54

Eric Schmidt

$27.1B

+$132M

+$8.33B

United States

Technology

55

Zeng Yuqun

$26.6B

+$103M

-$6.15B

Hong Kong

Industrial

56

Thomas Peterffy

$26.5B

+$150M

+$3.94B

United States

Finance

57

Changpeng Zhao

$26.5B

+$1.08B

+$13.9B

Canada

Finance

58

Susanne Klatten

$25.9B

+$28.5M

+$3.57B

Germany

Industrial

59

Lukas Walton

$25.1B

+$76.2M

+$2.96B

United States

Retail

60

Iris Fontbona & family

$23.9B

+$63.8M

+$36.5M

Chile

Commodities

61

Azim Premji

$23.9B

+$89.5M

-$158M

India

Technology

62

Elaine Marshall

$23.4B

+$21.9M

+$1.11B

United States

Industrial

63

He Xiangjian

$23.2B

+$238M

+$353M

China

Consumer

64

Vagit Alekperov

$23.2B

+$85.5M

+$7.81B

Russian Federation

Energy

65

Vladimir Lisin

$23.0B

+$66.6M

+$3.10B

Russian Federation

Industrial

66

Stefan Quandt

$22.6B

-$3.49M

+$3.56B

Germany

Industrial

67

Andrew Forrest

$22.3B

+$312M

+$1.14B

Australia

Commodities

68

Thomas Frist

$22.1B

+$343M

+$956M

United States

Health Care

69

Reinhold Wuerth

$21.8B

+$137M

+$8.79B

Germany

Industrial

70

Ernesto Bertarelli & family

$21.6B

+$175M

+$2.32B

Switzerland

Diversified

71

Xu Yangtian

$21.5B

$0

-$2.01B

China

Retail

72

Takemitsu Takizaki

$21.5B

+$258M

-$613M

Japan

Technology

73

Rodolphe Saade & family

$21.4B

+$25.0M

+$5.27B

France

Services

74

Budi Hartono

$21.4B

-$297M

+$2.40B

Indonesia

Diversified

75

Eyal Ofer

$21.3B

-$18.7M

+$4.99B

Monaco

Diversified

76

Gianluigi Aponte

$21.2B

+$102M

+$5.00B

Switzerland

Services

77

Henry Cheng

$20.6B

+$63.7M

-$3.85B

Hong Kong

Retail

78

Harold Hamm

$20.6B

+$193M

-$1.82B

United States

Energy

79

Jorge Paulo Lemann

$20.4B

+$46.6M

-$847M

Brazil

Food & Beverage

80

Michael Hartono

$20.3B

-$284M

+$2.41B

Indonesia

Diversified

81

Idan Ofer

$19.9B

+$5.76M

+$8.34B

Israel

Energy

82

Vicky Safra

$19.7B

+$18.8M

+$2.26B

Greece

Finance

83

Gina Rinehart

$19.6B

+$222M

-$4.29B

Australia

Commodities

84

Lee Shau Kee

$19.1B

+$114M

-$1.71B

Hong Kong

Real Estate

85

Dan Gilbert

$19.0B

+$25.0M

+$1.64B

United States

Real Estate

86

Dustin Moskovitz

$18.9B

+$204M

+$7.78B

United States

Technology

87

Leonard Lauder

$18.8B

+$249M

-$7.62B

United States

Consumer

88

Cyrus Poonawalla

$18.8B

+$6.49M

+$4.56B

India

Health Care

89

Alisher Usmanov

$18.5B

+$71.5M

+$78.8M

Russian Federation

Diversified

90

Dilip Shanghvi

$18.5B

+$52.4M

+$2.99B

India

Health Care

91

Alexey Mordashov

$18.5B

+$152M

-$182M

Russian Federation

Industrial

92

Savitri Jindal

$18.5B

+$50.8M

+$4.56B

India

Commodities

93

Radhakishan Damani

$18.4B

-$35.5M

-$982M

India

Retail

94

Eduardo Saverin

$17.7B

+$152M

+$10.9B

Brazil

Technology

95

Wang Chuan-Fu

$17.6B

+$23.6M

-$2.34B

China

Consumer

96

John Menard

$17.6B

-$111M

-$581M

United States

Retail

97

Mark Mateschitz

$17.5B

+$316M

+$943M

Austria

Food & Beverage

98

Lakshmi Mittal

$17.2B

+$119M

-$115M

India

Commodities

99

Donald Bren

$17.2B

$0

+$1.14B

United States

Real Estate

100

David Tepper

$17.2B

+$25.0M

+$1.82B

United States

Finance




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