A list of billionaires in the world shows that China and United States share the highest number of billionaires than anywhere around the world. The data was made available by Shanghai publishers Hurun, which is perhaps the most common equivalent of Forbes list in East Asia.
The statistics also shows that China boasts of more billionaires than its North American counterpart, United States.
China’s 594 billionaires are topped by Wang Jianlin of Dalian Wanda in terms of worth while Alibaba’s Jack Ma came second on the list. In the United States, Microsoft founder Bill Gates is number one on the list of 535 billionaires the country has.