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Westchester Well-Represented On Forbes' List Of World's Top Billionaires

Forbes' new list of the 2,043 richest people in the world was released Monday.
Forbes' new list of the 2,043 richest people in the world was released Monday. Photo Credit: @Forbes

Led by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, the Hudson Valley is well-represented on Forbes' brand-new list of the world's richest people, which was released Monday.

Here's the rundown:

  • The 32-year-old Zuckerberg, a White Plains native who grew up in Dobbs Ferry and attended Ardsley High School, ranks No. 5 in the world with a net worth of $56 billion.
  • Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who owns an estate in North Salem, was just behind Zuckerberg, clocking in at a net worth of $47.5 billion. The former mayor's accrued wealth made him the 10th richest man on the planet, Forbes said.
  • Billionaire investor George Soros of Katonah checks in at No. 29 overall with a net worth of $25.2 billion.
  • Another Bedford resident, Ralph Lauren, 77, checks in at No. 281 with a $5.5 billion net worth.
  • Scarsdale investor, David Siegel, 55, is 339th overall at $4.8 billion.
  • Presidential Donald Trump, 70, who owns an estate in Bedford, is ranked No. 544 with a net worth valued at $3.5 billion.
  • Scarsdale hedge-fund CEO Daniel Och is No. 603 overall with a $3.2 billion net worth.

You can view the complete Forbes rankings here.

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