Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos were ahead of Bernard Arnault. He became the richest man in the world according to Forbes
On Monday morning, French tycoon and head of the Louis Vuitton Molt Hennessy group of companies Bernard Arnault became the richest man in the world, his fortune, according to Forbes, was estimated at $ 186.3 billion.
The second place with a fortune of $ 186 billion was occupied by the founder of the largest online store Amazon.com Jeff Bezos, and the founder of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk moved to third place.
Arnault’s fortune grew from $ 76 billion in March 2020 to $ 186.3 billion on Monday (now it is $ 188 billion) thanks to the excellent performance of the Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy group.
Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, which also owns such famous names as Fendi, Christian Dior and Givenchy, rose 0.4% in the first hours of trading on Monday, bringing the market cap to $ 320 billion and Arnault’s personal stake increased by more than 600 million dollars.