As recently as March of 2020, there were 2,095 billionaires reported worldwide, according to Forbes. The total net worth of all these billionaires combined reaches an astounding $8 trillion. That’s $700 billion less than 2019, but hey—it’s still an undeniably large number.
Something else that’s undeniable is how few of these billionaires are Black. Currently, only 6 of the 615 billionaires living in the US are Black, highlighting a clear lack of diversity. [Read more…] about Black Billionaires in 2020―And How They Made Their Money