Elon Musk increased his wealth by $95.4 billion in 2023 and topped the Bloomberg Rich List

Founder of X (formerly Twitter), Elon Muskadded $95.4 billion to his fortune in 2023, reaching net worth $232 billionaccording to the list of the 500 richest people in the world prepared by Bloomberg.

According to the list, which the publication updates daily, the combined net worth of the 500 billionaires increased by $1.5 billion in 2023, up from 1.4 billion lost last year, thanks in large part to advances in artificial intelligence.

Elon Musk.

Musk surpasses the president and CEO of luxury company LVMH. Bernard Arnaultworth more than $50 billion: The French tycoon is second on the list with a net worth of $179 billion after adding $16.9 billion this year.

Creator X has recovered from last year’s setback, when it lost $138 billion, media reports indicate.

Musk is also the CEO of car brand Tesla and aerospace company SpaceX, among other things, and his earnings have been boosted this year by the success of both companies.

The return of billionaires is closely tied to the performance of technology stocks, which have hit historic market records thanks to advances in artificial intelligence: tech entrepreneurs’ wealth has risen 48% this year, or $658 billion. , according to media reports.

On the other hand, the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezosranks third on the list with $178 billion and has added $71.3 billion to its portfolio this year.

Jeff Bezos.

Founder of Microsoft Bill Gatesis the fourth richest person in the world with a net worth of $141 billion, followed by former CEO Steve Ballmer (131 billion) and the creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg(130,000 million).

For her part, the heiress of L’Oreal, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers (12th place), she is the richest woman on the planet and the first to have a twelve-figure net worth ($100 billion); his fortune has risen 40% this year after L’Oreal shares hit an all-time high.

When it comes to nationalities, in a list dominated by the United States, Mexicans stand out at the top. Carlos Slim as the richest country in Latin America (number 11, with a population of 104 billion), followed by Spain Amancio Ortega (14.87 thousand 600 million) and Mexican Herman Larrea (number 39, with 35.8 billion).

Carlos Slim.

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias