Musk has replaced Jeff Bezos.
Forbes magazine named the richest people in the world, for the first time in four years, entrepreneur Elon Musk took the first line.
Prior to this, Jeff Bezos, founder of the Internet company Amazon.com and the aerospace company Blue, was recognized as the richest person on the planet Origin.
According to the publication, Musk is worth $219 billion. Bezos has $171 billion.
Experts have found that Elon Musk's fortune has grown by $68 billion over the year. Amazon.com founder Bezos lost $6 billion in fortune.
The top five billionaires include Bernard Arnault and family, as well as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.
Meanwhile, it became known that that Elon Musk received a 9.2% stake in Twitter, the businessman will join the board of directors of the social network. Musk has already asked users if they need a function to edit tweets.
Forbes also named the richest Russians. Vladimir Lisin, co-owner of the Novolipetsk Iron and Steel Works (NMLK), took the first place, having saved $18.4 billion.
Next is Vladimir Potanin, co-owner of Norilsk Nickel. He has 17.3 billion dollars in his account.
Pavel Durov closes the top three richest people in Russia. The founder of VK and Telegram saved $15.1 billion.
As Topnews wrote earlier, Russian billionaires lost $39 billion in one day of operations in Ukraine.
Due to the collapsed stock market in Russia, more Vagit Alekperov, the head of Lukoil, suffered the most. His fortune decreased by 3.8 billion dollars, which is 15.4%.
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