Meet the richest person in the world, and no, it’s not Elon Musk.
Elon Musk has been the richest person in the world for a long time, but since he bought Twitter, things have been going downhill for him. After a sharp drop in the value of Tesla’s CEO, another person has taken the title of world’s richest man. Business tycoon Bernard Arnault is now the richest person in the world. His total wealth is about $186,5 billion. With a net worth of about $181.3 billion, Elon Musk is now in second place on the list.
Who is the richest person in the world, Bernard Arnault?
Bernard Arnault’s full name is Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault. He is a French business mogul who is known for his investments and art collection. Arnault is a co-founder, chairman, and CEO of the largest luxury goods company in the world, Louis Vuitton. Many well-known luxury brands, such as Christian Dior, Le Bon Marché, Tiffany, and others, have used his name.
Aside from this, Arnault has a share in the California real estate company Colony Capital. He has also put money into online businesses like Netflix, Zebank, Boo.com, and Libertysurf. In 2008, he also got into the yacht business.
Bernard Arnault also had a large collection of art by Picasso, Yves Klein, Henry Moore, and Andy Warhol. He also ran the art auction house Phillips de Pury & Company and bought out the first French auctioneer, Tajan.