He is the American singer Taylor Swift. His fortune estimated at $1.1 billion (approximately 1,021 million euros) makes him a unique species, having reached this amount thanks to “the income from his music and his performances”. The Pennsylvania-born singer joined the list as one of the 141 new billionaires of this 2024. The fortune of the 34-year-old singer places her in the 2,545th place in the rankingwhich also has personalities like Kim Kardashianwhich is ahead of it by 694 places thanks to its 1.7 billion dollars, i.e. Rihannawhich occupies 2,152nd position thanks to its 1.4 billion dollars.

Taylor Swift in an image file.

The richest of the new additions is Italian Andrea Pignatarowith 27.5 billion dollars (25.579 million euros), while the entries of the founder of the fast food chain Raising Cane also stand out, Todd Graveswith 9.1 billion dollars (8.464 million euros), as well as the co-founders of the textile company Shein: Maggie Gu, Molly Miao and Ren Xiaoqing, each valued at 4.2 billion dollars (3.907 million euros) .

The richest list of 2024

1. Bernard Arnault (France): 216.725 million euros

2. Elon Musk (United States): 181.38 billion euros

3. Jeff Bezos (United States): 180.449 million euros

4. Mark Zuckerberg (United States): 164.637 million euros

5. Larry Ellison (United States): 131.151 million euros

6. Warren Buffett (United States): 128.25 billion euros

7. Bill Gates (United States): 121.5 billion euros

8. Steve Ballmer (United States)

9. Mukesh Ambani (India)

10. Larry Page (United States)

11. Sergey Brin (Russia/United States)

12. Michael Bloomberg (United States)

13. Amancio Ortega (Spain)

14. Carlos Slim (Mexico)

A year more, The United States once again becomes the country with the most billionaireswith a record number of 813 richagainst 735 in 2023, whose overall fortune would amount to 5,700 billion dollars (5,300 billion euros), against 4,500 billion dollars (4,200 billion euros) the previous year, while China continue second placewith 473 billionaires, whose common assets are estimated at 1.7 billion dollars (1.6 billion euros). On your side, Indiawith 200 billionaires and a fortune of 954 billion dollars (887.365 million euros), occupies third position, ahead of Germanywith 132 rich and 59 billion dollars (54.879 million euros) in joint assets, while Russiadespite the sanctions, does fifth country with the highest number of billionaires, with 120.15 more than last year, whose total fortune is 537 billion dollars (499.492 million euros). In the 2024 edition, 66% of billionaires on the list founded or co-founded their business or created their own fortune, instead of inheriting it, compared to 69% in 2023.

For his part, the middle age billionaires is 66 years oldbeing the insurance tycoon George Josephwith 102 years oldthe oldest member of the list and one of 425 people aged 80 or older, while the youngest billionaire is Livia Voigtof 19 years old, a Brazilian heiress whose grandfather co-founded the electrical equipment producer WEG. Billionaire women represent in the latest edition of the list 369 of the 2,781 richest women in the world, or around 13%, in line with the proportion of 2023. In this sense, the richest woman is once again Françoise Bettencourt Meyersheiress to L’Oréal, with an estimated net worth of $99.5 billion (92.55 billion euros), while the largest self-made billionaire is the Swiss shipping company Rafaela Aponte-Diamantwith 33.1 billion dollars (30.788 million euros).

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