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The richest man on the planet is still American entrepreneur, engineer and billionaire Elon Musk .
Indian tycoon Gautam Adani has climbed to second place in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, surpassing Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
This is reported by Bloomberg.
It is noted that Adani, with a fortune of $147 billion, is ahead of Bezos by only a few tens of millions of dollars.
Gautam Adani was ranked 14th on the global list of billionaires as of early 2022. Since the beginning of the year, his fortune has increased by $70 billion thanks to the increase in the share price of his flagship company Adani Enterprises Ltd. The value of the shares of some of his group's companies has increased by more than 1000% since 2020.
In February, Adani became the richest man in Asia, in April his fortune exceeded $100 billion.
Elon Musk continues to lead the global billionaire rankings with $264 billion.
As Cursor reported, 30 Israeli billionaires made the Forbes 2022 list. The richest Israeli on the 2022 Forbes list is Eyal Ofer, chairman of Ofer Global Holdings, who is ranked 117th with a net worth of $15.4 billion. His brother Idan Ofer, the controlling shareholder of Israel Corp. and Kenon Holdings, ranks 188th with $10.5 billion.
Dmitry and Igor Bukhman, who own online business Playrix -games ranked 275th with a net worth of $8.5 billion, while tech entrepreneur Yuri Milner ranked 324th with a net worth of $7.3 billion.
Stef Wertheimer and his family is ranked 411 with a net worth of $6.2 billion, followed by Teddy Sagi at No. 471 with a net worth of $5.6 billion. Shari Arison is ranked 552nd with a net worth of $5 billion.