Billionaire People Facts

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Between 2006 and 2018, the 400 wealthiest households in the US saw nearly 7% of the real increase (adjusted for inflation) in America's wealth.

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Chuck Feeney, co-founder of the Duty Free Shoppers Group, secretly gave away $9 billion dollars over the years.

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The inheritance that the world’s 500 richest people will pass down over the next 20 years is estimated to be about $2.4 trillion.

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JK Rowling was the first author to become a billionaire. She joined the club in 2004, but fell off it due to donations she made to different organizations such as the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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More billionaires live in New York City than any other city in the world.

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The most common first jobs for billionaires were salesperson, software developer, stock trader and analyst.

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4 billion of the world’s poorest people have less wealth than the world’s 8 richest people.

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MacKenzie Scott is the world's richest woman, with a net worth of $68 billion.

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Billionaires tend to spend around $80 million dollars in a year.

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The richest billionaire in the world - Jeff Bezos - makes $2,489 every second.

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