That kind of money intrigues us and as an average person, it is hard to fathom what having that number of zeros would mean for you life. Although billionaires are farther and fewer between than millionaires, there are plenty of them around the world. Asia is known to have its share of billionaires and we know who some of these insanely rich people are. They are also two brothers that hit the news when one of the biggest scandals, and were arrested due to some bribery charges. Lee Kun-Hee is a prominent South Korean business magnate that was born in
Taipei, Taiwan: Millionaire lifestyle in Asia's 'stealthy rich city' - Business Insider
For the first time in modern history, Asian millionaires are raking in significantly more dough than the super-rich of Europe and North America — and will keep on getting richer. They have become wealthier and more numerous than their peers in the West, according to a report released Thursday by management consulting firm Capgemini. The report predicts that by , millionaires in the Asia-Pacific will hold more wealth than Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa combined. That prediction is based on the rapid ascent of the richest 0. In North America, the rate of wealth growth plummeted from 9 percent in to just 2 percent in Latin American millionaires, meanwhile, shrank in both numbers, down 2 percent, and wealth, shrinking by 4 percent. European millionaires, led by Spain and followed by the Netherlands and Germany, increased their wealth by nearly 5 percent.
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When you think of wealthy Asian cities, Taipei may not come to mind as quickly as billionaire hotspots like Hong Kong or Singapore. But the Taiwanese capital is ranked ninth in world cities with the highest number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals, according to the Knight Wealth Report. The Taiwanese tend to hide their wealth rather than flaunt it, according to Bloomberg, which calls Taipei "Asia's stealthy rich city. Taiwan's super-rich do, however, tend to invest in real estate, with the country's wealthy owning an average of 5.