the Millionaires They are people located all over the world, however, there are countries that they prefer to be their home, so this time we will mention the countries where the richest people live, according to the magazine. Forbes.
In the list provided by the magazine specialized in the world of business and finance, the 2,640 billionaires present in its 2023 ranking were taken into account, coming from 77 countries or regions around the world.
What are the ten countries with the most billionaires?
1. United States
Currently, the United States is the country in which the largest number of millionaires live with 735, and their “wealth” amounts to 4.5 trillion dollars, which is more than 81 billion Mexican pesos at the current exchange rate.
The richest person living in that country is Elon Musk, nothing more and nothing less than the owner of Tesla, who owns more than $180 billion.
China ranks second in terms of the ‘richest’ in its territory, managing to amass 495 billionaires, although last year they had 539 billionaires.
The richest person in the country is Zhong Shanshan, founder of the beverage company, who rakes in $68 billion.
Third is India, which has 169 billionaires and the richest person is Mukesh Ambani, the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries, with $83.4 billion.
Germany cannot lag behind and repeat for the second consecutive year in fourth place, with 126 billionaires, compared to 134 last year. The richest person in it is Dieter Schwartz, who has a net worth of $42.9 billion.
Russia ranks first in the ranking, a country of 105 billionaires who earn $474 billion, while the richest person is Andrey Melnichenko with $25.2 billion.
6- Hong Kong
In sixth place is Hong Kong, with 66 billionaires, their combined wealth is 350 billion. The richest person in that country is Li Ka-shing, with 38 billion
In Italy, according to information published by Forbes, there are currently 64 billionaires who have accumulated $216 billion. The richest person in it is Giovanni Ferrero, owner of Nutella, Ferrero, among other famous chocolate brands, who has 38.9 billion.
Canada ranks eighth among the richest countries on earth, as it has 63 millionaires, and their wealth reaches 245 billion dollars, while the richest person: David Thompson and his family, 54,400 million.
Taiwan ranks penultimate for the 10 richest countries, as it had 52 billionaires compared to 51 last year. The richest people in the area are: Lin Shuhong and Zhang Congyuan, with $7.8 billion each.
10. United Kingdom
Last but not least is the United Kingdom, which has 52 billionaires with a net worth of $202 billion, while the person with the most money is James Ratcliffe, who has a net worth of $22.9 billion.
Other countries that have a large number of billionaires on their territory, according to information from Forbes, are: Brazil, Australia, France, Switzerland and Japan.
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