SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s wealth increased by more than any other billionaire’s in 2021. Photo: Hannibal Hanschke/Pool Photo via AP
SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s wealth increased by more than any other billionaire’s in 2021. Photo: Hannibal Hanschke/Pool Photo via AP

Wealth of world’s 10 richest ballooned by US$402 billion in 2021

  • The biggest gainer was Elon Musk, who started the year with a net worth of US$156 billion and ended it with around US$277 billion
  • Jeff Bezos, meanwhile, enters 2022 worth US$190 billion. French luxury goods magnate Bernard Arnault was the only non-US billionaire in the top 10

Topic |   Millionaires and billionaires
SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s wealth increased by more than any other billionaire’s in 2021. Photo: Hannibal Hanschke/Pool Photo via AP
SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s wealth increased by more than any other billionaire’s in 2021. Photo: Hannibal Hanschke/Pool Photo via AP
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