March 31, 2023

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Forbes: Greeks on the list of the richest people on the planet

The number of billionaires in the world, compared to 2020, has increased by 660. The list of the wealthiest includes the Greeks, according to Forbes magazine.

The list of the richest people in the world for 2021, which includes three Greeks, was published yesterday by Forbes magazine. Despite the raging pandemic in the world, there are 660 more billionaires on the 35th list, their total fortune is estimated at $ 13.1 trillion (up from 8 trillion a year ago).

For the first time, 493 people were included in this prestigious list. It is headed by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for the fourth year in a row. His fortune of $ 177 billion has increased over the past year and amounted to $ 188.5 billion. In second place is Tesla owner Elon Musk with a fortune of $ 151 billion, which in just a year showed a tangible jump of 126.4 billion. Even having significantly multiplied his fortune from $ 76 billion in 2020 to $ 150 billion in 2021, Bernard Arnault of LVMH remains in third place. The top ten billionaires also include:

Bill Gates, Microsoft, $ 124 billion. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, $ 97 billion. Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, $ 96 billion. Larry Ellison, Oracle, $ 93 billion Larry Page, Google, $ 91.5 billion Sergey Brin, Google, $ 89 billion. Mux Abani, Reliance Industries, $ 84.5 billion.

The list of the richest people on the planet includes the Greeks:

Aristotle Mistakidis, position 1362, net worth $ 2.3 billion. Ivan Savvidis, position 1833, $ 1.7 billion. Bardis Vardinogiannis, position 2141, with a combined net worth of $ 1.4 billion. …

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