Wealth-X

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Wealth-X
IndustryInformation Services
Founded2010; 9 years ago (2010)
HeadquartersNew York and London
Number of locations
5 offices[1]
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Richard Green (Co-President)
Marc Cohen (Co-President)[2]
Number of employees
150+
WebsiteWealthX.com

Wealth-X is a global ultra high net worth (UHNW) intelligence and data company, founded in 2010.[3][4][5] Headquartered in New York and London, the company has five offices on three continents and is owned by Insight Venture Partners.[6][7] The company's database includes more than 100,000 global records, each representing an individual whose net worth is believed to be more than US$30 million.[1]

Richest persons list[edit]

In 2017, Wealth-X published a list of the top wealthiest people in the world, which have a combined fortune of US$1.45 trillion. As of 2017, the five richest persons in the world are:[4][8][9]

  1. Jeff Bezos (US$ 98.6 billion)
  2. Bill Gates (US$ 87.4 billion)
  3. Amancio Ortega Gaona (US$ 66.8 billion)
  4. Warren Buffett (US$ 60.7 billion)
  5. David Koch (US$ 47.4 billion)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wealth-X offers digital 'who's who' of the rich and not necessarily famous". Fortune. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Wealth-X Pte. Ltd". Bloomberg. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Wealth-X Pte. Ltd.: Private Company Information". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  4. ^ a b Sullivan, Paul (19 February 2017). "Who Are the Richest of the Rich?". The New York Times. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  5. ^ "The 17 cities where the world's richest people want to live". The Independent. 8 December 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  6. ^ Insight Venture Partners 2017 (11 October 2016). "Wealth-X - Companies - Insight Venture Partners". insightpartners.com. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  7. ^ Teachout, Terry (16 July 2015). "Hollywood's First Great Art Collector". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Wealth-X Reveals: The World's 50 Wealthiest People - Wealth-X". wealthx.com. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Bill Gates Is Once Again the Richest Person in the World". Time. Retrieved 12 December 2017.