REPORTBEAT – According to the Huron Global Rich List 2021, the number of billionaires in China has increased by 259 in just one year to 1,058 today, while the number of American billionaires has increased by 70 to 696 in the same period.
It should be noted that China has been consistently surpassing the United States in the Horon Global Rich List for the past few years. It should also be noted that the Horon Global Rich List lists every person as a billionaire whose personal assets are worth at least one billion US dollars or more. According to the latest list, there are 3,228 billionaires worldwide, 414 more than last year.
Despite the global Corona epidemic, the wealth of billionaires worldwide has increased by 3,500 billion dollar, while the total global wealth of billionaires now stands at 14,700 billion dollar.
Zhong Shanshan, founder of Nongfu Spring, became the first Chinese entrepreneur to make it to the top 10 of the world’s wealthiest people list with 550 billion yuan ($84.96 billion) in personal wealth.