This is the new richest man in the world, above Elon Musk

This is the new richest man in the world, above Elon Musk

December began with surprises in the business and financial world. And it is that the Forbes magazine presented his famous list of the richest in the world. The curious? That Elon Musk no longer leads it and in its place is bernard arnault.

(See: Zuckerberg lost more than half of his fortune in one year, why?).

The president of Louis Vuitton It registers a current fortune of 188.100 million dollars, just over 904 billion Colombian pesos.

“I see myself as an ambassador for French heritage and French culture. What we create is emblematic. He is linked to Versailles, to Marie Antoinette ”, this is how Arnault defined himself in a section that ‘Forbes’ dedicated to him.

Musk, owner of Twitter and Tesla
and who occupied the first position in this list, fell to the second place after his recent purchase of the social networkfor which he had to pay 44,000 million dollars.

(See: Roger Federer, the fortune of the highest paid tennis player in the world).

To make it, should have sold Tesla sharesthus generating a sharp drop in the value of its participation.

Currently, Musk’s fortune is 185.3 billion dollars (more than 890 billion pesos).

Elon Musk owner of Twitter


bernard arnault is at the helm of the LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton empire, with some 70 fashion and cosmetics brands, including Louis Vuitton, Sephora, Benzo, Fendi, Christian Dior, Givenchy and Tiffany & Co.

The latter was acquired in January 2021 and is considered, to date, the largest acquisition of a luxury brand in history.

(See:Who will inherit the fortune and assets of Queen Elizabeth II?).

“LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton registered revenues of 17,000 million dollars (more than 80 billion pesos) during the first quarter of 2021, 32% more than in the same period of 2020”, said ‘Forbes’.

Closing the ‘top’ 5 of the richest in the world, according to ‘Forbes’ magazine, are: Gautam Adani, with a fortune of 134,000 million dollars, Jeff Bezos (111,000 million dollars) and Warren Buffett (107,000 million dollars).

(See: Credit Suisse abandons its wealth management business).


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