- 421 billionaires in the world last year
- Every week, 8 new billionaires are created
- 32% increase in total wealth
The wealth of billionaires last year added up to the equivalent of Germany’s total GDP. The wealth of billionaires has risen to $ 3.5 million. The total value is $ 14.7 trillion. According to the Hurun Global Rich List, which includes 3,228 billionaires from 2,402 companies in 68 countries.
Ellen Musk is the richest man in the world. Ellen Musk has added $ 1.5 billion to her fortune this year. Ellen Musk has a net worth of $ 197 billion. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is in second place with a fortune of $ 189 billion.
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Bernard Arnold is in third place. Assets are worth $ 11.4 billion. Despite the Kovid crisis, 2020 was the year with the largest increase in wealth by the rich in the last decade. Rupert Hoogwerf, chairman and chief researcher at Huron, says the stock market boom has led to eight new billionaires a week in the past year.
71% of global billionaires are self-employed. Only 29 percent inherited property. 231 women have amassed wealth through self-employment, with 51 new women billionaires making the list compared to last year.