As the world earns, 14 of the 25 wealthiest individuals of the world live in the united states.
United states seems to have the highest number of billionaires, but that doesn’t necessarily make them the wealthiest people on the planet.
Out of the wealth accumulated by the 25 richest Americans, 9 of them made their money in the tech industry.
The combined net worth of the 25 wealthiest Americans is more than $500 billion. For one person to spend all that money in a year, they’d have to shell out $1.3 billion every day.
By the end of 2012, it was said that United States boasted of about 425 billionaires.These billionaires made their money in variety of ways which are: software, retail, candy, media and the Internet. The number 1,000,000,000 is quite amazing and Yahoo Answers has declared that it would take 31 years, 251 days, 7 hours, 46 minutes, and 39 seconds to count to this number.
Despite the United States has the highest number of billionaires with more than 400, Liechtenstein still has the world’s highest per capita GDP.
Below is an info graphic that summarize all that i said.
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