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Forbes list of the world’s richest people released, Jen-Hsun Huang becomes the richest Chinese person, Taylor Swift included in the list for the first time

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Forbes list of the world’s richest people released, Jen-Hsun Huang becomes the richest Chinese person, Taylor Swift included in the list for the first time

forbesThe Global Billionaires List of 2024 was released on the 2nd. LVMH Group’s Arnault and his family top the list with a net worth of US$233 billion. Tesla founder Musk is in second place with US$195 billion. The founder of Amazon is in second place. Bezos is in third place with $194 billion. Nvidia, whose market value has soared due to the artificial intelligence (AI) boom, has seen its co-founder and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang become the richest Chinese person with a net worth of US$77 billion, ranking 20th on the list. Are on.

According to Forbes, this year there are 2,781 billionaires in the world, which is 141 more than last year. The combined net worth of these rich people is US$14.2 trillion, an increase of US$2 trillion compared to 2023. The United States has the most billionaires, with a record 813 billionaires on the list, with a combined net worth of US$5.7 trillion. Music queen Taylor Swift, 34, made the list for the first time with a net worth of US$1.1 billion and was ranked 2,545th among 2,781 billionaires.

China ranks second on the Forbes list of the world’s richest people with 473 billionaires (includinghong kong) have a total of $1.7 trillion. The highest ranked among them is Nongfu Spring founder Zhong Suisui, with a net worth of US$62.3 billion, ranking 24th in the world; Next is ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming, who has a net worth of US$43.4 billion, ranked 27th. World; And Pinduoduo Zheng’s founder Huang ranked 33rd with a net worth of US$38.9 billion. The richest person in Hong Kong is CK Hutchison founder Li Ka-shing, with a net worth of US$37.3 billion, ranking 38th in the world.

India ranks third in the list with 200 billionaires.

It is noteworthy that this year 17 people in the list are from the cryptocurrency sector.investThe total value of crypto assets, publicly disclosed stock portfolios and private wealth held by investors and entrepreneurs is estimated to be approximately $93 billion, double the combined wealth of the nine crypto billionaires on last year’s list ($37 billion) .

Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao has become the richest man in cryptocurrency for the third year in a row. His current net worth is estimated at $33 billion, up from $10.5 billion last year, ranking him 50th on the list of global billionaires.

Taylor Swift. (European News Agency file photo)

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