China News Service, April 6 (Forbes), an American fortune magazine, announced the 2022 list of the world's billionaires on the 5th local time. Elon Musk, founder of the US space exploration technology company and Tesla CEO ( Elon Musk replaced Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as the world's richest man with a net worth of $219 billion.

This is also the first time in four years that Bezos has dropped to No. 2 on the list.

Data map: Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla.

  "Forbes" said that the war, the new crown epidemic and the stock market crash have hit the world's billionaires, leaving only 2,668 people on the world's billionaires list in 2022, a decrease of 87 people from 2021.

  In addition, the combined wealth of those on the list in 2022 is $12.7 trillion, $400 billion less than in 2021.

  Forbes also stated that the list uses stock prices and exchange rates as of March 11, 2022, to calculate net worth.

Over the past year, Musk's fortune has increased by $68 billion.