Billionaire People Facts
Billionaire Peter B. Lewis, chairman of Progressive Insurance, has donated over $2.3 million towards marijuana legalization.
Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel's net worth is $1.5 billion at the age of 24, making him the world's youngest billionaire.
A 2010 study argues that millionaires (those in the top 1% of earners) pay approximately 40% of all taxes in the United States.
Only 20% of millionaires are retirees. Around 80% still go to work.
The average millionaire goes bankrupt at least 3.5 times.
Most American millionaires are manageable-owners of businesses.
Contrary to common belief, many millionaires do not live in mansions or in highly prestigious neighborhoods.
There were 185,000 millionaires in Canada in 2011, up 14% from 162,000 two years previously.
In 2008, there were 10 million people around the world who were classified as millionaires in U.S. dollars.
There are approximately 1,226 billionaires in the world. Women make up 8.5% of those.