Superrich: Most billionaires live in these 10 cities

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Top 10Most of the super rich live in these cities

From Mumbai to San Francisco, these are the cities where most billionaires live.

Have you always wanted to know which are the richest cities in the world? “Forbes” researched it and determined the top ten cities based on where billionaires live.

10th place: Seoul, South Korea

Seoul made it into the top ten richest cities.

Seoul made it into the top ten richest cities.

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Although the South Korean capital fell a bit behind last year, it made it into the top ten thanks to billionaires such as Kim Beom-su, founder of the country’s largest news app Kako, and Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung. .

Number of billionaires: 38

Estimated value: 108 billion dollars

Square 9: San Francisco, USA

San Francisco is not only famous among travelers for the Golden Gate Bridge, but it is also a popular place to live among the super rich.

San Francisco is not only famous among travelers for the Golden Gate Bridge, but it is also a popular place to live among the super rich.

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San Francisco is losing ground from last year, largely because some of the super-rich have either left the city or their wealth has dwindled. However, billionaires like Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky or Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook, still make San Francisco one of the richest cities in the world in terms of wealth.

Number of billionaires: 44

Estimated value: 160 billion dollars

8th place: Mumbai, India

In India, the most billionaires can be found in Mumbai.

In India, the most billionaires can be found in Mumbai.

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Mumbai is ranked eighth thanks to new super-rich including Falguni Nayar, who is India’s richest billionaire thanks to her beauty and clothing brand Nykaa. Also decisive is businessman Mukesh Ambani, who has over 30 percent of the estimated total assets of all billionaires in Mumbai.

Number of billionaires: 51

Estimated value: 301 billion dollars

7th place: Moscow, Russia

Despite the ongoing political tension, Moscow made its way into the top ten richest cities this year as well.

Despite the ongoing political tension, Moscow made its way into the top ten richest cities this year as well.

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Number of billionaires: 53

Estimated value: 214 billion dollars

Moscow dropped from third place to seventh this year. The reason for this deterioration is the ongoing conflict with Ukraine. 26 billionaires lost so much of their wealth that they are no longer on the list. Nevertheless, Moscow made it into the top ten again this year thanks to 53 super-rich people.

Platz 6: Shenzhen, China

The world's richest people live in four Chinese cities.  South China's Shenzhen made it to sixth place.

The world’s richest people live in four Chinese cities. South China’s Shenzhen made it to sixth place.

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Shenzhen is also called the Silicon Valley of China, so many rich people live in the southern Chinese city. The richest is Ma Huateng, the founder and CEO of Tencent, one of the largest Internet and technology companies in Asia. His fortune is estimated at $37.2 billion.

Number of billionaires: 59

Estimated value: 286 billion dollars

Platz 5: Shanghai, China

While Shanghai lags behind Shenzhen in terms of wealth, the city has managed to rank higher thanks to a higher number of billionaires.

While Shanghai lags behind Shenzhen in terms of wealth, the city has managed to rank higher thanks to a higher number of billionaires.

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The Chinese city owes Shanghai’s fifth-place finish not least to Liu Yongxing, CEO of agricultural and chemical company East Hope Group: He managed to double his estimated fortune to 13.2 billion over the course of the year.

Number of billionaires: 61

Estimated value: 187 billion dollars

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Platz 4: London, England

London is the only European city to make it into the top ten in the ranking: 66 super-rich live in the British capital.

London is the only European city to make it into the top ten in the ranking: 66 super-rich live in the British capital.

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London is the only European city to make the top ten, but is still in the top 4. And that’s thanks to billionaires like Len Blavatnik, whose estimated $32.5 billion boosts the total wealth of the super-rich. But new billionaires like Vlad Yatsenko, co-founder of the online bank Revolut, are based in London and are increasing the total wealth of the super-rich.

Number of billionaires: 66

Estimated value: 324 billion dollars

3rd place: Hong Kong, China

There are two Chinese cities in the first 3.  Hong Kong is behind Beijing.

There are two Chinese cities in the first 3. Hong Kong is behind Beijing.

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Although Hong Kong is only in third place, the Chinese capital has lost some of its billionaires compared to last year. This is partly due to the severe restrictions of the Covid pandemic and the associated shutdown of tourism. The richest is businessman Lee Shau-kee with an estimated fortune of $32.6 billion.

Number of billionaires: 68

Estimated value: 304 billion dollars

Platz 2: Beijing, China

Beijing is China's richest city with assets estimated at $310 billion.

Beijing is China’s richest city with assets estimated at $310 billion.

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Like Hong Kong, Beijing has lost a number of super-rich people who are not yet billionaires this year. Despite this, 83 still live in Beijing and have a combined fortune of $310 million. The richest person is Zhang Yiming, co-founder of Tiktok.

Number of billionaires: 83

Estimated value: 310 billion dollars

1st place: New York, USA

The undisputed winner of the ranking is New York.  The 107 super-rich have more than twice the wealth of Beijing.

The undisputed winner of the ranking is New York. The 107 super-rich have more than twice the wealth of Beijing.

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One city overflowing with money is New York. Or at least one might think so about a large number of rich people. Michael Bloomberg, businessman and former mayor of New York, accounts for 13 percent of total assets of $640 billion.

Number of billionaires: 107

Estimated value: 640 billion dollars

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