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More immigrants than ever have become billionaires in the US

  • Forbes’ recently unveiled World’s Billionaire list for 2022 revealed that a record-number 92 American billionaires are immigrants.
  • Topping the list is the South African-born head of Tesla, SpaceX and Neuralink, Elon Musk.
  • China, India and Taiwan are among the top eight countries that produce the most foreign-born billionaires
  • Many billionaires have accumulated their wealth through the tech industry, including five out of the seven billionaires hailing from India.
  • Others have found success creating the companies behind some of today's most popular products and services.

Forbes’ recently unveiled World’s Billionaire list for 2022 revealed that a record-number 92 American billionaires are immigrants. 

Topping the list and leapfrogging the wealthiest man for the past four years — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos — is the South African-born head of Tesla, SpaceX and Neuralink, Elon Musk.

BTS Made $57 Million in a Year, Making Them the Highest-Paid Boy Band in the World

South Korean boy band and international sensation BTS has come in at #43 on the Forbes celebrity earnings list for 2019, tied with Bradley Cooper, P!nk, and Adam Sandler, making roughly $57 million in pretax income in the last year. 

The band, comprised of members: Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, RM, Jin, and Jungkook, is the only K-pop group and boy band to be featured on this year’s list. This officially makes them the world’s highest paid K-Pop musicians and boy band for 2019.

Chinese-Korean Star Earns $15.5 Million in 2017 Playing Video Games on YouTube

YouTube star Evan Fong, the mastermind behind the gaming channel VanossGaming, is the second highest-earning YouTuber of 2017, based on Forbes annual list.

Making hilarious commentaries while playing video games has earned the 25-year-old Canadian-born Chinese-Korean a whopping $15.5 million this year, second only to English YouTuber Dan Middleton, a.k.a. DanTDM, who raked in a cool $16.5 million.

Jackie Chan to Be Awarded a Lifetime Achievement Oscar

Jackie Chan has never won an Oscar, but he will be receiving a lifetime achievement Oscar for his extraordinary work in film.

Chan, 62, is the Hong Kong legend known for his martial arts stunts and comical personality in popular action-filled movies from “Supercop” to “Dragon Blade”. This has been a good year for Chan who was recently named the world’s second highest-paid actor by Forbes.

Jackie Chan is Now the Second Highest-Paid Actor in the World

Jackie Chan is named the world’s second highest-paid actor after raking in $61 million this year. 

Forbes recently listed the Hong Kong star on their global list following his stellar year in the Chinese box office. His newest film, “Dragonblade”, starring notable Hollywood names including Adrien Brody and John Cusack, grossed $120 million in China alone. “Dragonblade” has yet to be released in U.S. theaters, but it is believed that Chan earned more than a $10 million cut from it.

Meet the 25-Year-Old USC Alumni Who Started the First Female-Led Millenial Venture Capital Firm

One 25-year-old is paving the way as a pioneering women in venture capital and entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia.

Pocket (Yiqing) Sun has accomplished much for someone her age having graced the cover of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in Venture Capital and Finance and becoming the youngest person in LinkedIn 2015 Top Voices in VC & Entrepreneurship