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Forbes 2024 List of World's Billionaires is out now: Taylor Swift, ChatGPT founder enter elite ranks

12:12 PM | 3 Apr, 2024
Forbes 2024 List of World's Billionaires is out now: Taylor Swift, ChatGPT founder enter elite ranks
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American business magazine Forbes rolled out its latest 'World's Billionaires List', featuring some new faces along with old business giants.

Bernard Arnault, the founder of LVMH, topped the world's richest person list as he led empire of 75 fashion and cosmetics brands, including Louis Vuitton and Sephora, with a net worth of $233 billion.

Tesla owner Elon Musk ranks second with a staggering net worth of $195 billion. Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon, is the third richest person with a net worth of $194 billion, while Mark Zuckerberg, the owner of Meta, is fourth with a net worth of $177 billion.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the seventh richest person, and India's Mukesh Ambani ranks ninth with a net worth of $116 billion.

Forbes World's Billionaires List 2024

Rank Name Net Worth Age Country/Territory Industry
1 Bernard Arnault & family $233 Billion 75 France Fashion & Retail
2 Elon Musk $195 Billion 52 United States Automotive
3 Jeff Bezos $194 Billion 60 United States Technology
4 Mark Zuckerberg $177 Billion 39 United States Technology
5 Larry Ellison $141 Billion 79 United States Technology
6 Warren Buffett $133 Billion 93 United States Finance & Investments
7 Bill Gates $128 Billion 68 United States Technology
8 Steve Ballmer $121 Billion 68 United States Technology
9 Mukesh Ambani $116 Billion 66 India Diversified
10 Larry Page $114 Billion 51 United States Technology

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Forbes' new list shows more billionaires than ever before, with 2,781 in total, 141 more than last year and 26 more than the previous record set in 2021.

The total wealth of billionaires is $14.2 trillion, an increase of $2 trillion from 2023 and $1.1 trillion more than the previous record set in 2021.

Two-thirds of the list's members are worth more than the previous year, with only one-fourth having decreased wealth. Much of the wealth increase comes from the top 20 billionaires, who added a combined $700 billion in wealth since 2023.

The Billionaires List saw pop star Taylor Swift and ChatGPT Sam Altman, co-creator of ChatGPT.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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