Forbes reports 15% rise in number of dollar billionaires

first_img  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis According to the BBC, the top six billionaires in the UK are:* Philip & Christina Green: $7bn* The Duke of Westminster: $6bn* Reuben Brothers: $3.6bn* Bernie Ecclestone: $3.4bn* Barclay Brothers: $2.8bn* Richard Branson: $2.8bnForbes research has thrown up some interesting contrasts: for example, Russia’s 33 billionaires have a combined wealth of $172 billion, over twice the combined wealth of Saudi Arabia’s 11 billionaires.Similarly, Japan’s 27 billionaires have a total net worth of $67 billion yet India has fewer but wealthier billionaires: the 23 Indian billionaires are worth $99 billion together. Forbes reports 15% rise in number of dollar billionaires Howard Lake | 15 March 2006 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.center_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Business magazine Forbes reports that there are now 793 dollar billionaires around the world, a rise of 15% in just one year.The 20th annual list of billionaires published by Forbes reveals that these people have a combined net worth of $2.6 trillion. Microsoft’s Bill Gates once again tops the list with a personal net worth of $50 billion (£29 billion).Indeed, nearly half of the world’s billionaires are American. Advertisement Tagged with: Recruitment / people Research / statisticslast_img

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