The world has produced a lot of billionaires who are getting richer by the day and the United States is home to many of the world's billionaires. Courtesy of Jagran Josh, Legit.ng brings you top seven countries with the highest number of billionaires.
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Below is the list of top seven countries with the highest number of billionaires.
1. United States: 614 billionaires
The United States has the highest number of the world's billionaires with 614 people. Some of them include Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.
2. China: 389 billionaires
Number two on the list is China with 389 billionaires. The richest men in China are Ma Huateng, Jack Ma, Xu Jiayin and Wang Jianlin.
3. Germany: 107 billionaires
Germany has 107 billionaires which include Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr.
4. India: 102 billionaires
There are 102 billionaires in India and the richest among them is Mukesh Ambani. Some other billionaires in the Asian country are the Hinduja brothers, Shiv Nadar and Gautam Adani.
5. Russia: 99 billionaires
Russia is number five on the list and some of the richest people in Russia include Vladimir Potanin, Vladimir Lisin and Leonid Mikhelson.
6. Hong Kong: 66 billionaires
Hong Kong has 66 billionaires and some of them include Li Ka-Shing, Lee Shau Kee and Lee Man Tat
7. Brazil: 45 billionaires
Brazil comes 7th in the list of top 7 countries with the highest number of billionaires. Some of the richest people in Brazil include Joseph Safra, Jorge Paulo Lemann, Eduardo Saverin and Marcel Herrmann Telles.
In similar news, after several months, Elon Musk of Tesla has finally become the richest man on the planet, displacing Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos.
What made that possible was a 4.8% share price increase of Tesla Inc on Thursday, January 7, which secured Elon’s first place among the world’s 500 richest people.
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