NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wealth-X, the ultra high net worth (UHNW) business development solution for Global Private Banks, Luxury Brands, Educational Institutions and Non-Profits, released a list of the wealthiest ultra high net worth individual (UHNWI) in each American state.
The list includes some of the best known names in American industry with Bill Gates and Warren Buffett topping the honour roll and John Martin rounding out the list. According to the Wealth-X World Ultra Wealth Report 2012-2013, the U.S. has 60,280 UHNWIs collectively worth just under US$ 8.3 trillion. The combined wealth of the richest 50 UHNWIs by state represents 5.5% of the combined wealth of all American UHNWIs.
Commenting on the list, Wealth-X President, David S. Friedman said, "68% of the UHNWIs on the list created their own fortunes with another 14% inheriting their wealth and proceeding to create fortunes of their own. This clearly shows the entrepreneurial American spirit is well and alive despite challenging times at present."
For the full list and supplemental analysis, please visit: http://www.wealthx.com/articles/2012/list-of-richest-uhnwi-in-50-states/
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.
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