Tuesday, February 17, 2015

B for Billionaires

The world has 155 new billionaires, pushing the worldwide total to 2,325.

That's a 7% jump from 2013, according to the 2014 "Billionaire Census" from Wealth-X and UBS.So who is your standard billionaire? According to the report, the typical billionaire has about $3.1 billion, is 63 years old, and did not reach the $1 billion threshold until their late 40s. 
Almost 90% of them are married, and on average, have two kids a piece. 
They like to hang with other billionaires: They have relationships with nine ultra-high net worth individuals, three of whom are billionaires.