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$127.4 Billion! That is How Much the 400 Richest People in the World Lost After Brexit Vote

The world’s 400 richest people lost a combined $127.4 billion from the Brexit vote.

The big money losers in the Brexit referendum were:

  • Zara’s Amancio Ortega lost $6 billion
  • Telecom mogul Carlos Slim lost $2.7 billion
  • Microsoft founder Bill Gates lost $2.4 billion
  • Oracle’s Larry Ellison lost $1.6 billion
  • Amazon’s Jeff Bezos lost $1 billion
  • Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg lost $1 billion
  • The Koch Brothers lost just below $1 billion


Via Bloomberg:

The world’s 400 richest people lost $127.4 billion Friday as global equity markets reeled from the news that British voters elected to leave the European Union. The billionaires lost 3.2 percent of their total net worth, bringing the combined sum to $3.9 trillion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The biggest decline belonged to Europe’s richest person, Amancio Ortega, who lost more than $6 billion, while nine others dropped more than $1 billion, including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, the wealthiest person in the U.K.


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