Forbes Billionaires

Aug 27, 2021

It’s been a year like no other, and we aren’t talking about the pandemic. There were rapid-fire public offerings, surging cryptocurrencies and skyrocketing stock prices. The number of billionaires on Forbes’ 35th annual list of the world’s wealthiest exploded to an unprecedented 2,755–660 more than a year ago. Of those, a record high 493 were new to the list–roughly one every 17 hours, including 210 from China and Hong Kong. Another 250 who’d fallen off in the past came roaring back. A staggering 86% are richer than a year ago.

The total value of billionaires combined is over 13 Trillion dollars

Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet with a total networth of 177 billion dollars. Followed by Elon Musk. Other notable mentions are Mark Zuckerberg,Bill Gates,Mukesh Ambani,Larry Page,etc

The Countries With The Most Billionaires 2021

Nearly half of the individuals on Forbes’ World’s Billionaires list hail from the U.S. and China. But nearly every other country on the planet also gained new billionaires this year, with only one—the Caribbean island nation of St. Kitts and Nevis—recording fewer billionaires than in 2020.

USA and China contribute most to the total values of billionaires followed by Germany and India

The USA has produced most number of 724 Billionaires out of 2755 followed by China(626 Billionaires) India ranks 3rd with a major difference from the first 2 countries number

Top sources of Billionaires

The real estate source contributes the most values with a total of 686 Billions followed by diverified and investments. Other notable sources are Amazon(230Billion) ,Google(216Billion),Microsoft(197Billion),etc

There are 140 Billionaires in India out of 2755 total

596.4 Billion is the overall networth of Indian Billionaires

Final Conclusions:

  1. 2755 number of billionaires with 13 trillion dollars of net worth

  2. Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are richest on the planet

  3. USA and China produce most number of billionaires and also total values

  4. USA alone has 724 Billionaires contributing more than 4 Trillion dollars of networth

  5. Real Estate and diversified sources contribute to the highest value of in terms of sources followed by Investments

  6. 140 Billionaires in India

  7. pharmaceuticals and consumer goods are the top sources in India