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Hong Kong Surpasses NYC For Having the Most Crazy Rich People in the World

Hong Kong is now the world’s multi-millionaire and billionaire capital after outranking New York as the city with the most ultra-wealthy residents, a new report from net worth intelligence and data company Wealth-X suggests.

According to the sixth edition of the World Ultra Wealth Report, Hong Kong’s population of people worth at least $30 million (ultra-high net-worth individuals) is now 10,010 which equates to a 31% increase from last year, Business Insider reported.

Jack Ma Made $2.8 Billion Over the Weekend Because He’s Gangster AF

Jack Ma just became $2.8 billion richer overnight after Alibaba Group’s value jumped by 13.3% on the New York Stock Exchange by Friday morning.

The Alibaba CEO, who now has a net worth of $41.8 billion, jumped several notches on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, landing on #14. Currently China’s richest man, Ma has definitely gained a comfortable lead over his rival, Wang Jianlin ($31.5 billion), Bloomberg reports.

These Are The Richest People in Each State in America

This map shows the richest person in each state of the US. Courtesy of real estate blog Movoto, you can see that the gap between even the richest in America is pretty large.

Bill Gates is sitting up in Washington as the richest in the U.S. and the world, while the “poorest” rich person lives in Alaska. Not everyone made their money the same way either; they are all either entrepreneurs, heirs or heiresses, and widows. Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart, is responsible for three of those heirs in Arkansas, Texas and Wyoming.