15 billionaires whose net worth has fallen the most this year – Yahoo Finance | CarTailz

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.Alex Wong/Getty Images; Rachel Mendelson/Insider

  • The world’s 10 richest people have collectively lost almost a quarter of a trillion dollars since the start of the year.

  • Tech CEOs investing in the Metaverse and cryptocurrency are seen as the biggest losers.

  • These are the billionaires whose net worth has fallen the most, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

1. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg: -$87.3 billion

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about "news tab"  at the Paley Center in New York on October 25, 2019.

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

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2. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao: -$72.6 billion

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao

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3. Tesla CEO Elon Musk: -$66.4 billion

A picture of Elon Musk from the shoulders up.  He is wearing a black t-shirt and is holding his left hand to his head with a calm expression on his face.

Elon Musk.Addresses Latif/Reuters

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4. Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos: -$65.7 billion

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5. Google co-founder Larry Page: -$39.2 billion

Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO, speaks during opening remarks at the Google I/O developer conference at the Moscone Center May 15, 2013 in San Francisco.

Larry Page, co-founder and CEO of Google, speaks during the opening remarks at the Google I/O developer conference May 15, 2013 in San Francisco.Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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6. LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault: -$38.2 billion

LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault smiles while standing outside


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7. Google co-founder Sergey Brin: -$38.1 billion

Close-up of Sergey Brin smiling on the red carpet after the Oscars

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8. Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott: -$31.7 billion

Headshot by MacKenzie Scott

MacKenzie Scott owns a 4% stake in Amazon and has donated more than $8.6 billion to various charities since splitting from her ex-husband Jeff Bezos.Evan Agostini/Associated Press

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9. L’Oreal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers: -$30.7 billion

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, granddaughter of L’Oreal founder Eugene Schueller. Her family owns a 33% stake in the cosmetics giant.JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP via Getty Images

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10. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates: -$27.3 billion

Bill Gates on stage against a black background.

Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Founder of Breakthrough Energy.Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

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11. Nike co-founder Phil Knight: -$25.7 billion

Nike co-founder Phil Knight

Nike co-founder Phil KnightCourtesy of Nike

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12. CATL Founder Zeng Yuqun: -$24.2 billion

Zeng Yuqun, Chairman of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co.

Zeng Yuqun, Chairman and Founder of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co, one of the world’s largest suppliers of electric vehicle batteries.VCG via Getty Images

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13. Tencent CEO Ma Huateng: -$23 billion

Ma Huateng, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Ma Huateng, also known as “Pony Ma”, is the chairman and chief executive officer of Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings Ltd.Visual China Group via Getty Images

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14. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer: -$21.3 billion

Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft from 2000 to 2014. Currently owner of the LA Clippers NBA team.

Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft from 2000 to 2014. Currently owner of the LA Clippers NBA team.Kimberly White/Getty Images

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15. Kering CEO Francois Pinault: -$20.4 billion

Francois-Henri Pinault attends the 2019 Vital Voices Solidarity Awards at IAC Building on December 9, 2019 in New York City.

Francois-Henri Pinault attends the 2019 Vital Voices Solidarity Awards at IAC Building on December 9, 2019 in New York City.Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

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