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CEOWORLD magazine - Latest - Stats Gate - Richest Billionaires in Each Country, 2024

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Richest Billionaires in Each Country, 2024

Elon Musk

As of February 21, 2024, with a net worth of roughly $205.2 billion, Elon Musk is the wealthiest person in the United States. Meanwhile, Zhong Shanshan takes the crown in China with a net worth of $63.8 billion, followed by Mukesh Ambani in India with a net worth of $113.5 billion and Dieter Schwarz in Germany with a net worth of $42.2. billion.

Whereas, Leonid Mikhelson is the wealthiest person in Russia with a net worth of $29 billion, followed by Li Ka-shing in Hong Kong with a net worth of $36.8 billion and David Thomson in Canada with a net worth of $65.7 billion.

CEOWORLD magazine has published a list of the world’s wealthiest people by net worth in the year 2024. The list includes 2,537 billionaires from 79 countries and territories. The United States has the highest number of billionaires on the list, with 746, followed by China with 373. This is not surprising, as the US has always been a leader in innovation, invention, and entrepreneurship. China is an obvious second in billionaire wealth to the United States, with famous billionaires like Zhong Shanshan, Zhang Yiming, William Ding, Ma Huateng, Colin Huang, and Jack Ma.

The ultra-rich are everywhere: Billionaire status is determined by assessing an individual’s total net worth, including publicly and privately held businesses and investable assets. To determine a billionaire’s location, CEOWORLD magazine used its primary business address.

Billionaires by Country: Even if you cannot be the richest person in the world, it is still pretty cool to be the richest person in your country. Many billionaires have held the title of richest in their country for a number of years, but as always, there are a number of new titleholders this week.

The Richest of the Rich: Here is a breakdown of the wealthiest individuals in various countries across the globe. The table below lists the richest person in each country and their corresponding net worth.

Richest billionaire in every country, 2024

RankCOUNTRYRichestNET WORTHNumber of billionaires
1UNITED STATESElon Musk$205.2 billion 746
2CHINAZhong Shanshan$63.8 billion373
3INDIAMukesh Ambani$113.5 billion 182
4GERMANYKlaus-Michael Kuehne$42.2 billion 126
5RUSSIALeonid Mikhelson & family$29.0 billion 99
6HONG KONGLi Ka-shing$36.8 billion 67
7CANADADavid Thomson & family$65.7 billion62
7ITALYGiovanni Ferrero$39.2 billion 62
8BRAZILEduardo Saverin$26.2 billion58
9UNITED KINGDOMJames Ratcliffe$21.1 billion 55
10TAIWANBarry Lam$11.1 billion 48
11AUSTRALIAGina Rinehart$30.3 billion46
12FRANCEBernard Arnault & family$222.7 billion 42
13SWITZERLANDGianluigi Aponte$29.1 billion 41
14JAPANTadashi Yanai & family$40.4 billion 37
14SWEDENStefan Persson$17.0 billion 37
15SINGAPORELi Xiting$15.5 billion 35
16ISRAELEyal Ofer$21.7 billion 33
17SOUTH KOREAJay Y. Lee$10.9 billion 30
18SPAINAmancio Ortega$99.7 billion 27
19INDONESIAPrajogo Pangestu$39.1 billion 26
20THAILANDDhanin Chearavanont$11.9 billion 26
21TURKEYMurat Ulker$5.3 billion 22
22MALAYSIARobert Kuok$10.9 billion 15
23MEXICOCarlos Slim Helu & family$101.5 billion 14
24NETHERLANDSCharlene de Carvalho-Heineken & family$13.6 billion 13
24PHILIPPINESManuel Villar$10.5 billion 13
25AUSTRIAMark Mateschitz$39.0 billion11
25CZECH REPUBLICRenata Kellnerova & family$16.4 billion 11
25NORWAYIvar Tollefsen$7.7 billion 11
26CYPRUSVinod Adani$26.5 billion9
26DENMARKAnders Holch Povlsen$6.8 billion 9
26IRELANDShapoor Mistry$9.5 billion 9
27FINLANDAntti Herlin$4.1 billion7
28CHILEIris Fontbona & family$25.3 billion6
28GREECEMaria Angelicoussis$5.6 billion 6
28KAZAKHSTANDinara Kulibaeva$4.8 billion 6
28LEBANONTaha Mikati$2.6 billion6
28POLANDMichal Solowow$6.8 billion6
28ROMANIADaniel Dines$2.8 billion 6
28SOUTH AFRICAJohann Rupert & family$11.4 billion 6
28VIETNAMPham Nhat Vuong$4.9 billion 6
29ARGENTINAMarcos Galperin$7.2 billion5
29EGYPTNassef Sawiris$8.5 billion 5
29UKRAINERinat Akhmetov$5.7 billion 5
30BELGIUMEric Wittouck $8.0 billion4
30COLOMBIADavid Velez & family$10.1 billion 4
30NIGERIAAliko Dangote$14.0 billion 4
30PERUAnne Marie See Pastor$1.7 billion 4
30UNITED ARAB EMIRATESPavel Durov$11.5 billion 4
31HUNGARYLorinc Meszaros$1.7 billion 3
31MONACOStefano Pessina$6.7 billion 3
31NEW ZEALANDGraeme Hart$9.7 billion 3
32BULGARIAGeorgi Domuschiev$2.1 billion2
32ESTONIAKristo Käärmann$2.0 billion 2
32GEORGIABidzina Ivanishvili$4.9 billion 2
32MOROCCOAziz Akhannouch & family$1.6 billion 2
32OMANP.N.C. Menon$2.0 billion 2
32QATARFaisal Bin Qassim Al Thani$1.7 billion 2
32SLOVAKIAIvan Chrenko$2.0 billion 2
32URUGUAYSergio Fogel$1.1 billion2
33ALGERIAIssad Rebrab & family$2.5 billion1
33ARMENIARuben Vardanyan & family$1.1 billion1
33BANGLADESHMuhammed Aziz Khan$1.1 billion1
33BARBADOSRihanna$1.4 billion1
33BELIZEKenneth Dart$2.4 billion1
33CROATIAVasily Anisimov$1.6 billion 1
33ESWATINI (SWAZILAND)Nathan Kirsh$6.0 billion 1
33GUERNSEYStephen Lansdown$2.5 billion 1
33ICELANDThor Bjorgolfsson$2.5 billion 1
33LIECHTENSTEINChristoph Zeller$1.5 billion 1
33MACAUHoi Kin Hong$1.1 billion 1
33NEPALBinod Chaudhary$1.8 billion 1
33PANAMAStanley Motta$1.1 billion1
33PORTUGALMaria Fernanda Amorim & family$5.6 billion1
33ST. KITTS AND NEVISMyron Wentz$1.2 billion 1
33TANZANIAMohammed Dewji$1.8 billion 1
33VENEZUELAJuan Carlos Escotet$4.4 billion 1
33ZIMBABWEStrive Masiyiwa$1.8 billion1

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CEOWORLD magazine - Latest - Stats Gate - Richest Billionaires in Each Country, 2024
Despina Wilson
I am a senior editor and data journalist at CEOWORLD magazine. My job involves using infographics to report on news topics related to business and policy, with a global perspective. I hold a master's degree in journalism and have worked for newspapers and reporting projects in both the US and the UK, giving me a unique transatlantic perspective. I believe that data can enhance coverage of all news topics. As a contributor, I plan cover a wide range of issues, such as gender equality, climate change, labor, and immigration, using relevant statistics and insightful visualizations.

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