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Vietnam has one more dollar billionaire on Forbes’ list

In the latest list of world billionaires in 2022 announced by Forbes magazine (USA), Vietnam has a new billionaire - Nova Group Chairman Bui Thanh Nhon.
Nova Group Chairman Bui Thanh Nhon.

In the latest list of world billionaires in 2022 announced by Forbes magazine (USA), Vietnam has a new billionaire. Nova Group Chairman Bui Thanh Nhon was included on the Forbes list for the first time, with US$2.9 billion in assets, ranking 1,053rd in the world.

For the first time, Vietnam has seven billionaires on this list.

They are: Vingroup Chairman Pham Nhat Vuong, VietJet Air CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Hoa Phat Chairman Tran Dinh Long, Techcombank Chairman Ho Hung Anh, Thaco Chairman Tran Ba ​​Duong, Masan Chairman Nguyen Dang Quang and Nova Group Chairman Bui Thanh Nhon.

Billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong has appeared for the 10th time on the list since 2013, with a fortune of $6.2 billion, ranking 411th in the world.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao is on the list for the 6th time, with a fortune of $3.1 billion.

Mr. Tran Ba ​​Duong has been on the Forbes list since 2018. He is worth $1.6 billion, equivalent to last year.

Billionaire Ho Hung Anh appeared for the fourth time, with a fortune of $2.3 billion.

Masan Chairman Nguyen Dang Quang appeared on the list for the second year in a row, with $1.9 billion. Steel billionaire Tran Dinh Long is worth $3.2 billion, an increase of $1 billion compared to last year and ranks 951st in the world.

This year, the world has 2,668 billionaires, 87 fewer than last year. The biggest decline in the number of billionaires was in Russia and China.

The richest person on the planet is currently Tesla CEO Elon Musk with $219 billion, followed by Amazon boss Jeff Bezos ($171 billion), LVMH chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault ($158 billion) and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ($129 billion).

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