Less than 1% of the world’s billionaires are black

Less than 1% of the world’s billionaires are black

Out of the 607 featured on the Forbes Billionaire list, just 4 are black.

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Jeff Bezos lead the list of the 2,043 people across the globe with three commas in their net worths.

However, despite the large number of billionaires, in 2017, 10 of the world’s billionaires — fewer than 1% — are black, according to data from Forbes contributor Mfonobong Nsehe.

By using stock prices and exchange rates to estimate the net worths of the world’s richest people, and then ranking them based on their wealth, Business Insider listed the world’s richest black millionaires.

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2020-02-13T22:32:37+00:00

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Pablo Hernandez
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