If there was a category above the ultra-wealthy, what would you name it? Maybe something like the “spaceship-owning-super-rich”? It’s something to ponder as you peruse the latest list of the world’s wealthiest people, released by Forbes earlier this week.

The report not only names the who’s who of the billionaire club  — all 1,826 of them — but also denotes different trends of wealth acquisition and distribution. For example, billionaires’ aggregate net worth went up from $6.4 trillion in 2014 to $7.05 trillion this year. There are 46 billionaires under the age of 40, and of the 290 newly minted billionaires, 71 are from China. However, most of the ultra rich are from the United States or are first generation Americans.

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