Billionaire People Facts

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Billionaire Peter B. Lewis, chairman of Progressive Insurance, has donated over $2.3 million towards marijuana legalization.

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Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel's net worth is $1.5 billion at the age of 24, making him the world's youngest billionaire.

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A 2010 study argues that millionaires (those in the top 1% of earners) pay approximately 40% of all taxes in the United States.

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Only 20% of millionaires are retirees. Around 80% still go to work.

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The average millionaire goes bankrupt at least 3.5 times.

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Most American millionaires are manageable-owners of businesses.

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Contrary to common belief, many millionaires do not live in mansions or in highly prestigious neighborhoods.

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There were 185,000 millionaires in Canada in 2011, up 14% from 162,000 two years previously.

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In 2008, there were 10 million people around the world who were classified as millionaires in U.S. dollars.

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There are approximately 1,226 billionaires in the world. Women make up 8.5% of those.

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