Money makes money and these 10 people have made a lot of it over the years. And by a lot, we mean a LOT!
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The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s richest people.
France’s Bernard Arnault is the new richest person in the world having surpassed South African-born Elon Musk. They are followed by United States’s Jeff Bezos who rounds out the Top 3.
The rest of the Top 10, in order, are: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Larry Ellison, Larry Page, Steve Ballmer, Sergey Brin and Carlos Slim
The figures are updated at the close of every trading day in New York.
Below, the Top 10 richest people in the world at the close of business on 17 May 2023.