How much millions Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and other tech moguls lost so far in 2022
So far in 2022, the world’s five richest billionaires in the tech industry lost huge sums of money for market movements.
According to the report made Business Insider, in that period Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Larry Page y Mark Zuckerberg saw their profits fall by a total of 85,000 million dollars.
First of all, the owner of Tesla and Space X earned 7,000 million less in 2022. Currently, the sum in his name reaches 243,000 million dollars. The fall has been sustained since November, when the billionaire reached the peak of his fortune.
In the second position of the list appears Bezos, which had a considerably larger loss in time than this year. During the month of January, the owner of Amazon lost about 25,000 million dollars.
The podium completes it Bill Gates, with a softer drop than that of Bezos but still very important. Gates lost $9.5 billion since the start of the year.
then appears Page, co-founder of Google, who in the days leading up to the first month of 2022 He already saw his fortune diminished by 12,000 million dollars.
Finally, fifth place is occupied by the founder of Facebook, who launched Meta before the end of 2021. His net worth also fell by a figure around 12,000 million dollars, something very similar to what happened to Page.
Despite his enormous fortune and being one of the richest people in the world for years, the businessman has a low profile and does not make ostentatious expenses in his personal life, except for properties.
With a presence on Wall Street since 2012, Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscila Chan, bet on a comfortable life but without too many luxuries when it comes to clothes and cars.
The owner of Meta can be seen in all his appearances with the classic style that Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have: sweater, jeans and sneakers.
That same concept is repeated in the case of the employer’s vehicles. in his power, has a Honda Fit, an Acura TSX and a Volkswagen Golf GTI. Despite being three vehicles, none of them exceeds the value of 30 thousand dollars and they are far from the luxurious cars that figures usually buy even with much less money.
In the aspect where Zuckerberg does have a high level of investment, it is in real estate. it all started with the $7 million house located in California that he bought in 2011. From there, used his capital to buy the neighboring properties and remodel them to connect with your property.
In addition to this, he spent some 100 million dollars in two houses in Hawaii in 2014, others 53 million to expand your property in March 2021 and finally 58 million to acquire two farms in Lake Tahoe.