According to Forbes’ newly updated billionaire city rankings, New York (USA) holds the top spot for the sixth consecutive year.
1. New York (USA) – 92 billionaires:
This is the 6th consecutive year the city holds first place, more than 8 billionaires compared to 2019. Among New York billionaires, the most prominent is rapper Jay-Z.
2. Hong Kong (China) – 71 billionaires:
Although still holding the second position, the number of billionaires here has decreased to 8 people compared to 2019. The city’s real estate prices last year plummeted, making the wealth of many billionaires significantly evaporate. Photo: Reuters.
3. Moscow (Russia) – 70 billionaires:
The Russian capital is home to more than 80% of billionaires in this country. The 70 richest people in Moscow are self-made billionaires. Photo: Reuters.
4. Beijing (China) – 67 billionaires:
The number of billionaires in the Chinese capital is 6 more people than in 2019.
5. London (England) – 56 billionaires:
The British capital is not only attractive to the country’s giants but also a favorite place to stay for some billionaires from other countries like Russia and Brazil.
6. Shanghai (China) – 46 billionaires:
When the Covid-19 pandemic broke out in China, many billionaires in Shanghai benefited from businesses such as e-commerce, courier, and online entertainment.
7. Shenzhen (China) – 44 billionaires:
This city is like the Silicon Valley of China with a series of famous technology corporations, such as Tencent and Huawei.
8. Mumbai (India) – 38 billionaires:
The city is inhabited by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man with a net worth of $ 36.8 billion.
9. San Francisco (USA) – 37 billionaires:
California’s coastal city now has 5 billionaires less than in 2019.
10. Singapore – 31 billionaires:
The country of one city increased to 9 billionaires compared to last year, surpassing Seoul, South Korea to grab the 10th position.