1. Elon Musk
Elon Musk still remains the richest person in the world with total wealth reaching USD 207 billion. Musk is the CEO of electric car company Tesla, rocket company SpaceX, and social media company X, formerly known as Twitter.
Musk is originally from South Africa, he moved to Canada before his 18th birthday. Musk worked in various jobs, attending Queen's University in Ontario, then transferring to the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a bachelor's degree in economics. He is currently 51 years old and lives in Austin Texas.
He achieved status as the richest person in the world on June 8, 2023, and is still ranked number one on October 25, 2023.