Are You the Next Billionaire?
Did you know that the top 100 billionaires in the world own 1.3% of total world personal wealth? In 2017, Forbes put together a list of the 100 richest people in the world. Soon after, a British recruitment agency examined the list to discover if there’s any correlation between someone's first career move and how wealthy they eventually become. The company found that 30/100 of the top billionaires inherited or worked for a family business, 17 started their own business, and 53 of them worked for another organization.
If you want to be the next billionaire, the following five jobs and five degrees (see the full list here) would be most beneficial in helping to make your billionaire goals come true:
In 2017, these were the top five most common first jobs among the world's billionaires:
2. Stock trader
3. Software developer
In 2017, these were their top five degrees:
5. Computer Science
Not sure if you want to be a billionaire? Check out these enticing images of what making lots and lots of money could look like ;) via images from our Digital Archive:
And if you are ever burdened with having TOO much money, and don't know where to put it all, you can always use it to fuel your furnace: