Category Archives: Billionaries

Top 10 billionaires: who is the richest person in the world today and of all time?

American tech entrepreneurs follow in the footsteps of 19th century industrialists Amazon’s remarkable stock market rise over the past year has seen its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, leapfrog his rivals to become the richest person on Earth, and some argue of all time. According to Bloomberg’s billionaire tracker, the Amazon boss is now worth an estimated… Read More »

Happy New Year in 2019 to the world’s billionaires

The world’s wealthiest are prospering. As of February 2017, there were about 2,000 billionaires in the world. This micro-elite controls more than $7.6 trillion, an increase of 18 percent from 2016. A billionaire’s spending power is difficult to grasp, both because most people do not correctly intuit large numbers, and because a billion dollars far… Read More »

The Crazy Rich Asians are in Hong Kong but Singapore steals the limelight

Hong Kong is home to most high net worth individuals but Singapore steals the limelight thanks to destination awareness, courtesy of Crazy Rich Asians According to a recent Wealth-X study, Hong Kong has surpassed New York City as the home to the world’s most high net worth individuals or (thanks to the recent Hollywood hit) crazy… Read More »

Ocean Woo on Art, Investment and Opportunities

Daughter of Singapore’s “Bronze King”, Ocean Woo’s entrepreneurship spirit has successfully built a name for herself among Singapore’s high-end social circle. It could be said that Ocean Woo’s fascination and love of art was written into her DNA. Her father is renowned across Singapore as an antique dealer, and Ocean’s keen eye, cool tactical manner, and… Read More »

Peak Global Wealth: There are now 16.5m individuals worth $63.5tn total

More High Net Worth People in the World Than Ever. Sweden has knocked Singapore from list of growing millionaires. According to Sophie Christie at Telegraph UK, there are presently more high net worth people in the world than ever with the world’s richest individuals up by 7.5%, bringing the total numbers of the world’s wealthiest… Read More »