Beijing, for the primary time ever, has surpassed New York City to develop into dwelling to probably the most variety of greenback billionaires, in keeping with the current Forbes’ annual World’s Billionaires listing 2021.
After rating primary for seven years, New York misplaced its place as Beijing recorded a web acquire of 33 new billionaires. The Chinese capital skyrocketing from quantity 4 to no 1 is now dwelling to 100 billionaires, 33 extra from final yr’s 67 billionaires. Zhang Yiming, the founding father of TikTok’s guardian firm, ByteDance has a web value of $35.6 billion. As per the Forbes’ report, Beijing’s complete web value is $ 484.3 billion.
New York City, US
Missing its quantity spot by only one billionaire, the second place is held by US’s New York City which is now dwelling to 99 billionaires. NYC obtained an addition of seven extra billionaires as in comparison with 2020. According to the listing, Michael Bloomberg continues to be town’s wealthiest particular person with a web value $59 billion. The metropolis, which is often known as the Big Apple has a complete web value of $ 560.5 billion.
Hong Kong, China
The third sport is claimed by one other Chinese metropolis, Hong Kong with 80 billionaires. The former British colony added 9 billionaires to its kitty, regardless of a droop in actual property and the nation’s rising interference in its political affairs. With a web value of $33.7, Li Ka-Shing is the port metropolis’s wealthiest resident. Hong Kong has a complete web value of $448.4 billion.
The fourth place is bagged by Moscow which is dwelling to 79 billionaires. Russia’s capital metropolis added 9 billionaires final yr and although the nation’s GDP contracted in 2020, town has a complete web value of $ 420.6 billion. The metropolis’s richest resident is Alexey Mordashov and household with a web value of $29.1 billion.
At quantity 5 is one other one other Chinese metropolis, Shenzen which is dwelling to 68 billionaires. Shenzen, which is often known as China’s Silicon Valley has a web acquire of 24 billionaires, second solely to Beijing. All however one in all Shenzhen’s 68 billionaires are self-made, as per the Forbes’ report. The metropolis’s wealthiest resident is Ma Huateng, the proprietor of Tencent, with a web value of $65.8 billion. Shenzen’s complete web value equals to $415.3 billion.