Despite the outbreak of the Corona Virus, more than 200 hundred people were added to China’s Billion dollar club.
The number of Billionaire China gained last year was more than the combined number of Billionaires gained by the entire World. According to 'Hurun Global Rich List’ 259 people entered the Billion dollar club pushing the Billionaire count in China to 1,058 people, making China the first country to have more than 1000 billionaires.
The pack of new Chinese Billionaires was headed by Zhong Shanshan owner of a huge bottled water company ‘Nongfu’, Zhong last year entered the Billion Dollar club and by the end of the year, he acquired a wealth of around 85Billion Dollar. ‘Hurun Global Rich List’ reported him to be the richest man in Aisa last year with which he also entered the list of the top 10 richest people. Jack Ma owner of Alibaba remained on the 10th position in the same chart.
The United States remained the second-best in the race, where 70 new Billionaires arose in the previous year, pushing the collective count to 696 people.