Countries with the most billionaires: There are a lot of highly wealthy people. 77 countries or territories, up from 75 the previous year, are represented by the 2640 billionaires who are listed on Forbes’ 2023 list of the world’s wealthiest people.
The two newest nations on the list are Panama and Armenia, each of which has added a billionaire: a billionaire investor from Panama, whose portfolio of Latin American companies includes the Panamanian bank, as well as a politician and investment banker from Armenia, who made his fortune in Russia in the 1990s and renounced his Russian citizenship last year, both make their debuts.
Later, after being removed from the 2022 list, returns. With 735 billionaires, the same amount as the previous year, the United States is once again the country with the most billionaires.
51 billionaires, down from 62 the year before. $160 billion (-$27 billion) is the total net worth. Vicky Safra has the most wealth, with $16.7 billion.
52 billionaires, up from 50 the previous year. Equity held by shareholders is $202 billion ($2 billion more). James Ratcliffe is the richest individual with $22.9 billion.
52 billionaires, up from 51 the year before. $136 billion (-$15 billion) is the total net worth. The two richest people are Lin Shu-hong and Zhang Congyuan, each worth $7.8 billion.
63 billionaires, down from 64 the year before. $245 billion in total shareholders’ equity (-$63 billion). David Thomson and family are the wealthiest people, with $54.4 billion.
64 billionaires, up from 52 the year before. Equity held by stockholders is $216 billion ($21 billion) in total. Giovanni Ferrero, with 38.9 billion USD, is the richest person.
66 billionaires, down from 67 the year before. $350 billion (-$33 billion) is the total net worth. The richest individual is Li Ka-shing, with $38 billion.
105 billionaires, compared to 83 the year before. Equity held by stockholders as a whole is $474 billion (+154 billion). Andrey Melnichenko has a net worth of $25.2 billion.
126 billionaires, down from 134 the year before. $585 billion (-$23 billion) is the total net worth. Dieter Schwarz has the most wealth, at $42.9 billion.
169 billionaires, up from 166 in 2016. Net worth as a whole: 675 billion (-75 billion) dollars. Mukesh Ambani has an estimated wealth of $83.4 billion.
495 billionaires (down from 539 the year before). $1.67 trillion is the total net worth, a $300 billion decrease. Zhong Shanshan, worth $68 billion, is the richest individual.
735 billionaires (vs. 735 the year before). $4.5 trillion in total net worth, a $200 billion decrease. Elon Musk is the richest person, with a net worth of $180 billion.