How did the corona virus increase the wealth of billionaires?
The combined wealth of the rich increased by 21.7% during the global epidemic in 2020, reaching an overall increase of 7 597.2 billion.
According to the list of rich people released by the British newspaper Sunday Times, despite the epidemic, the wealth of Britain’s billionaires has increased by 21% compared to last year.
According to the French news agency, figures released on Friday, Ukrainian-born businessman Leonard Blavank is the richest man in the country with a fortune of 23 billion pounds.
This list of the richest people in the UK is considered to be the most authoritative source on the richest people. Despite the economic downturn caused by the epidemic, the number of billionaires in the UK rose 24% to 171 last year, while the combined wealth of billionaires rose 21.7% to 597.2 billion pounds over the same period. Has arrived
Robert Watts, who compiled the list of rich people, says the epidemic has created lucrative opportunities for many online retailers, social networking apps and computer game tycoons.
He added that the fact that the richest people became very rich at a time when thousands of us buried our loved ones and the worries for the livelihood of millions of people has made it a very disturbing rise. ۔
Oil and media investor Leonard Blavank has amassed a fortune of more than 7 billion. Due to which, he has got the first place in place of businessman James Dyson.
James Dyson’s fortune has increased by 100 million pounds to 16.3 billion pounds. Other celebrities on the rich list include Alisher Usmanov, whose fortune has risen to 1. 1.7 billion by selling his shares at Arsenal Football Club, and Chelsea’s Russian boss Roman Abramovich.
It is to be noted that full details of the list of rich people will be released on Sunday.