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Bill Clinton's Social Graph Tops $227 Billion Wealth-X Unveils Global Social Capital Of Top 50 UHNWIs

SINGAPORE, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wealth-X, the ultra high net worth (UHNW) business development solution for Global Private Banks, Luxury Brands, Educational Institutions and Non-Profits, has released a list of the top 50 most influential global UHNW individuals.

Bill Gates tops the list with his social graph worth an estimated US$261 billion, which is approximately four times his net worth. Coming in second is former US President, Bill Clinton, whose circle of influence is valued at US$227 billion.  Last of the top 50 is Paul Gardner Allen, Chairman of Vulcan and co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, with a social graph value of US$82 billion.

Rank

Name

Value of Circle of Influence (US$ billion)

1

William Henry Gates III

261

2

William Jefferson Clinton

227

3

William Albert Ackman

194

4

Eli Broad

148

5

Warren Edward Buffett

146

6

Peter George Peterson

145

7

Michael Terry Duke

136

8

Keith Rupert Murdoch

133

9

Thomas Boone Pickens Jr.

132

10

Linda S. Wolf

131

Of the top 10, there is a lone female representative, Ms Linda S. Wolf, director of Wal Mart Stores, whose social graph is worth an estimated US$131 billion. The full top 50 list sees female representation at 10%.

American UHNWIs form 72% of the top 50 most influential list. Russian ultra wealthy individuals are second at 12%, followed by Mexican and Chinese UHNWIs at 8% and 4% respectively.

Commenting on the list, Wealth-X CEO, Mykolas D. Rambus said, "Knowledge of the value of such networks allows business development professionals, who engage with these UHNWIs, to leverage on interconnected individuals to grow prospect and engagement lists, with a clear idea of what connections amount to in a financially measurable sense."

"For all the talk surrounding social and professional networks, this list represents a trailblazing quantification of the value of social and professional networks that UHNWIs possess," he added.

For the full list and supplemental analysis, please visit: http://www.wealthx.com/articles/2013/the-50-most-influential-networking-tycoons

About Wealth-X

Wealth-X provides detailed intelligence on ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals globally. The firm's Wealth-X Professional solution is the standard for banking, marketing and not-for-profit professionals working with the ultra affluent. Wealth-X is headquartered in Singapore with offices in all major financial centres.

For more information about Wealth-X, please visit: www.wealthx.com   

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SOURCE Wealth-X



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