Becoming a billionaire is a milestone that many entrepreneurs shoot for when they start their businesses … But what percent of billionaires do you think got there from founding a company?
Here is an infographic that answers that, and a whole lot more. Click to see the full image.
By the way, in the U.S., about a third of billionaires earned their money as company founders.
And, the U.S. accounts for close to 30% of billionaires worldwide – far more than any other single country.
It's interesting to compare the dynamics of billionaires from different regions. Take China for example, they have almost no billionaires who inherited their money (compared to 28.9% in America).