The number of billionaires in the world increased even during the economic slowdown, India reached the top 3 in the Forbes list.

Forbes Billionaires List: Although the world is going through a period of economic slowdown, it does not seem to affect the rich. The list of billionaires released by Forbes tells the same story. Accordingly, compared to last year, 141 new billionaires have joined this list this year. With this, the number of billionaires in the world has now increased to 2781. Not only has the number of rich people increased, but their wealth is also increasing rapidly. The total wealth of these billionaires is now $14.2 trillion. This is $2 trillion more than in 2023. India has also created a new record in this list. 200 billionaires of the country have managed to make it to this list.

The United States has 813 billionaires.

According to the Forbes list of billionaires, the record set in 2021 will be broken in 2024. This time there are 26 more billionaires than the 2021 list and their total wealth is estimated at $1.1 trillion. About two-thirds of the billionaires on the Forbes list have grown in wealth. The United States has 813 billionaires. After that, China is second with 473 billionaires and India is third with 200 billionaires. To estimate his wealth, Forbes has used stock prices and exchange rates as of March 8, 2024.

Elon Musk is no longer the richest person in the world.

SpaceX and Tesla owner Elon Musk is no longer the richest person in the world. This position has been taken from him by Bernard Arnault, owner of French luxury fashion brand LMVH. The net worth of Bernard Arnault and family is now $233 billion. Elon Musk’s net worth has dropped to $190 billion in third place. Second on the list is Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Their net worth is around $198 billion.

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