the fortune of 500 richest people in the world increased by more than $1 trillion in 2021, even in the midst of the Covid pandemic, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
At the top of the ranking is Elon Musk (Photo), owner of Tesla and founder of SpaceX, that stayed $114 billion richer last year, totalizing $270 billion.
then appears Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, who earned more US$ 2 billion and ended the year with US$ 192 billion in cash.
Bernard Arnault, from the Louis Vuitton group, accumulated $63.6 billion in 2021 and now has $178 billion, guaranteeing the post of third richest man on the planet.
Also according to the Bloomberg index, there is now a record of 10 fortunes over $100 billion, and another 200 over $10 billion.