Beijing: After the release of Forbes world billionaires list 2021, many surprising facts are coming out. So many things that have come to light are quite shocking.
How many Chinese billionaires increased in 2020
In 2020 China’s capital, Beijing, grew by 33 billionaires. After this, the total number of billionaires here has come to 100. On the other hand, New York City is at number two with 99 billionaires. During this time, only 7 billionaires have been added to New York City. Let me tell you that New York City is just 40 percent of the city’s population. New York has a population of 8.5 million people, while Beijing has a population of around 21 million. The richest person in Beijing is Zhang Yiming, the founder of Bittdance, Ticketok’s parent company. Which has a total net worth of $ 35.6 billion. New York’s X Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a net worth of $ 59 billion.
Highest billionaire among 5 out of 10 Chinese cities of the world
America has been home to more billionaires than any other country in the world for a long time, but China too has caught pace now. According to a Forbes report, 210 new billionaires have emerged in China and Hong Kong in the past year. 5 out of 10 cities in the world are Chinese cities with the highest number of billionaires. Of which, with 80 billionaires, third place is the Special Administrative Region Hong Kong. Schengen ranks fifth on this list with 68 billionaires. Shanghai has 64 billionaires and is ranked 6th. The list includes only San Francisco, except for New York, which has a gathering of 48 billionaires and sits eighth.
Increase in the number of billionaires
Despite the epidemic and economic downturn in the world, the wealth of the world’s rich people has increased further. Globally 660 people have become the new billionaires. After this, there are 2,755 billionaires in total in the world. Those with total assets totaled $ 13.1 trillion. A recent report had highlighted how the gap between billionaires to the common people has widened. If you take the example of America, then during the epidemic in America, the wealth of American billionaires has increased up to 44%. At the same time, 80 million Americans lost their jobs and about 8 million fell below the poverty line.