“…the average billionaire will be in their 70s by 2019 and over 100 by 2051, the research suggested.”
The average age of the world’s billionaires is expected to be around 70 by 2019, research suggests
The net worth of the UK’s ultra-rich has almost trebled since the financial crisis, according to an analysis of the wealthiest billionaires in the world.
…the world’s richest people were hit hard by the downturn. Bill Gates, Carlos Slim and Warren Buffet all lost around 40pc of their fortunes in a single year. However, all have recovered, and since the financial crisis their fortunes have nearly doubled.
The number of self-made billionaires has dropped by around 10pc in the past decade, while the average age of the world’s top billionaires has increased by nearly 14 years over the past two decades. If the trend continues, “”