The king of Thailand, Rama X, whose birth name was Vajiralongkorn Borommachakkrayadisonsantatiwong Thewetthamrongsuboriban Aphikhunuprakanmahittaladunladet Phumiphonnaretwarangkun Kittisirisombunsawangkhawat Borommakhattiyaratchakuman, is the wealthiest ruler on Earth with a net worth of $30b.
A psychology study of more than 4,000 millionaires found that people with more wealth are indeed happier with life. They also found that people who earned their wealth were happier than those who inherited it.
A company in England accidentally sent letters to some of its wealthy customers that began “Dear Rich Bastard”. One customer who did not receive the letter complained, certain their wealth was enough to warrant the “rich bastard” title.
If you have no debts and have $10 in your pocket you have more wealth than 25% of Americans.
Every year, Forbes creates a list of the 15 wealthiest fictional characters called the Forbes Fictional 15. The richest fictional character as of 2013 is Smaug, the gold hoarding dragon from “The Hobbit,” with an estimated wealth of $62 billion.
0.5% of the world’s population owns 38.5% of its wealth. The bottom 66% of humanity account for just 3.3% of it.
In order to match the Walmart Heirs’ fortune, you’d need to work there for 7 Million Years.
If you have no debts and $10 in your pocket, you have more wealth than 25% of Americans.
A magazine sent a check for 13 cents to a dozen wealthy people. Only Donald Trump and Adnan Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian arms-dealer and businessman, cashed the check.
J. K. Rowling (author of the Harry Potter books) is now wealthier than the Queen of England, and she is the first person to become a billionaire solely through writing.