The number of Swiss billionaires is 99 whose total wealth is $265 billion. They include people like Ernesto Bertarelli the former leader of biotechnology giant Serono. His net worth today is $8.7 billion. In fact, Switzerland attracts people from all over the world to have deposits of millions in their banks owing to its remarkable laws on confidentiality in banking.
There are reportedly 104 billionaires who hail from India the richest of them being the chairman, managing director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani with a net worth of $46.6 billion. The total wealth of all the billionaires equals $299 billion.
Germany stands number 3 in the competition for most billionaires in the world with 152 billionaires whose total wealth is $466 billion. These billionaires include German businessmen like Georg F. W. Schaeffler whose net worth is $29.1 billion.
China has the second most billionaires in the world who amount to 338 and their total wealth adds up to a heavy figure of $1.1 trillion. The richest person in China Ma Huateng has a net worth of $39 billion.
United States of America
The United States of America beats the rest with a total number of 680 billionaires. These rich Americans have a total wealth of $3.2 trillion. That’s more than the wealth of billionaires of India, Germany, and China combined. The second richest man in the USA, Bill Gates, has a net worth of $97.4 billion. The richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos, belongs to the United States as well with a net worth of $162 billion. That’s $60 billion more than the world’s second richest man’s net worth.