Mukesh Ambani, Elon Musk and Bernard Arnault are the richest people on their respective continents. Photos: @mukesh.ambaniii/Instagram, AP, Bloomberg
Mukesh Ambani, Elon Musk and Bernard Arnault are the richest people on their respective continents. Photos: @mukesh.ambaniii/Instagram, AP, Bloomberg

The richest person on each continent, ranked – Elon Musk stole Jeff Bezos’ title in North America while Mukesh Ambani tops Asia, but what about billionaires elsewhere across the globe?

  • SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the richest man on Earth with his US$278.7 billion wealth, with LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault a close third with US$198 billion
  • But 82 of the world’s richest are all in North America, Europe and Asia, with Australian mining magnate Gina Rinehart at No 83 – food for thought?

Mukesh Ambani, Elon Musk and Bernard Arnault are the richest people on their respective continents. Photos: @mukesh.ambaniii/Instagram, AP, Bloomberg
Mukesh Ambani, Elon Musk and Bernard Arnault are the richest people on their respective continents. Photos: @mukesh.ambaniii/Instagram, AP, Bloomberg
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