For the second year in a row, both the number of billionaires worldwide and their total wealth have declined. According to Forbes, in 2023 , the number of billionaires fell from 2,668 in 2022 to 2,640 this year. On the other hand, the total wealth of billionaires dropped by $500 billion.
As for the number of billionaires in the world, most of the members of the Forbes list are from the United States with 735 billionaires. The US is followed by China (495), India (169) and Germany (126). The richest person in America is Elon Musk from Texas, but who are the billionaires in the rest of the country? We explain it to you.
According to the Wealthy Nickel portal, the only states currently not home to at least one billionaire are Alaska, Delaware and Vermont. We share with you who is the person with the greatest wealth in each state in the US, according to the real-time list of Forbes, consulted on May 2: