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February 4, 2014

US Makes Up 57% of the World's 90 Billionaires

US global billionaires vs rest of the world
While  Technology Firms are most often seen as the Golden goose when it comes o generate wealth  with Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Larry Ellison leading the list . However there have been many billionaires from other industries as diverse as Financial Investments,Media,Food and Beverages Sports, Retail and so on . The chart above shows the list of  the industries that makes up the highest Billionaires and most of them has been self made  .

1. Investments: 100 billionaires
2. Technology: 51 billionaires
3. Media: 37
4. Energy: 35
5. Food and Beverage*: 31
5. Service*: 31
7. Fashion and Retail: 28
8. Real Estate: 27
9. Manufacturing: 18
10. Sports: 15

 Of the 90 tech billionaires in the world, 57% are Americans. Looked at another way: While 12% of U.S. billionaires made their fortunes in tech, just 5% of non-American billionaires did.

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