1. Elon Musk - $215.6 billion

Elon Musk is working to revolutionise transportation both on Earth, through electric car maker Tesla - and in space, via rocket producer SpaceX. Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla is now valued at nearly $800 billion, currently, his net worth is $215.6 billion.

2. Bernard Arnault & Family - $139.1 billion

LVMH – France Chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault is the second richest person on the earth today . His net worth is $139.1.3 billion resulting from his business across an empire of more than 70 brands including Louis Vuitton and Sephora.

3. Jeff Bezos - $133.4 billion

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $133.4 billion and ranks as the third richest person on the earth today. His position remains the same even after divorcing his wife MacKenzie in 2019 and transferring a quarter of his stake in Amazon to her.

4. Bill Gates - $122.4 billion

The cofounder of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates has a net worth of $122.4 billion. Having founded the software giant Microsoft along with Paul Allen, Bill Gates eventually sold away much of his stakes in the company retaining just 1% of the shares and investing the rest in stocks and other assets.

5. Warren Buffet $100.9 billion

Popularly known as the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffet is seen as one of the most successful investors of all times. He runs Berkshire Hathaway that owns over 60 companies including the famous ones Geico insurance, Duracell, Dairy Queen Restaurant.

6. Gautam Adani and family - $97.2 billion

Promoter of the Adani Group, Gautam Adani has segregated his multi million business fortune into energy, logistics, agriculture, aerospace and other sectors.

7. Mukesh Ambani $96.6 billion

A Stanford dropout, Ambani has been one of the richest men in Asia, for over a decade now. He is the owner and chairperson of Reliance Industries, which generates a revenue of over $74 billion, as per Forbes.