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Forbes 2024 billionaire list: These are top 10 richest people living in California

Unites States has the most number of billionaires at record 813

By Web Desk
April 12, 2024

As the poor are getting poorer, the rich are getting richer, shrinking the middle class.

Forbes has recently released an updated worlds billionaire list while pointing to "a record year for ten-figure wealth".

According to the report, the world has 2,781 total billionaires, 141 more than last year and 26 more than the overall record set in 2021.

Together, the world’s billionaires have a combined wealth of $14.2 trillion.

The Unites States has the most number of billionaires at record 813, followed by China who has 473 billionaires. India landed in the third position with total of 200 billionaires.

US state California, known as the land of the rich, has 186 billionaires according to March 2022 statistics followed by New York and Florida.

Here are California's top 10 richest billionaires, as per Forbes 2024 list

  • Founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has a net worth of $182.2 billion.
  • Cofounder of Oracle, Larry Ellison has a net worth $150.9 billion
  • Co-founder of Google, Larry Page has a net worth $130.1 billion
  • Co-founder of Google, Sergey Brin has a net worth $125 billion
  • Founder of NVIDIA, Jensen Huang has a net worth $76.5 billion
  • Former CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt has a net worth $22.9 billion
  • Cofounder of Asana, Dustin Moskovitz has a net worth $18.2 billion
  • Real estate baron Donald Bren has a net worth $18 billion
  • CEO and Cofounder of WhatsApp Inc, Jan Koum has a net worth $16.2 billion
  • Cofounder of Arista Networks, Andreas von Bechtolsheim & family have a net worth $15.7 billion