Have you ever thought about who are the richest people in New York? Surely these folks don’t have any trouble paying their rent or for that matter anything despite the fact that living in New York is quite pricey.
With 99 billionaires living in the city of New York, from real estate tycoons to fashion moguls, it’s no surprise that the state is home to some of the most expensive real estate on the planet, not to mention retail districts that will break (most people’s) bank.
Here are the top richest people in New York
|1.||Michael Bloomberg||$59 B|
|2.||Julia Koch and her family||$42.7 B|
|3.||Stephen Schwarzman||$33.2 B|
|4.||Len Blavatnik||$32 B|
|5.||Jim Simons||$24.6 B|
|6.||Leonard Lauder||$25.5 B|
|7.||Rupert Murdoch||$23.5 B|
|8.||Donald Newhouse||$17.6 B|
|9.||Carl Icahn||$15.8 B|
|10.||Chase Coleman III||$10.3 B|
Michael Bloomberg – $59 B
One of the wealthiest persons in the world, Michael Bloomberg is not only the richest person in New York. In the 1980s, Bloomberg co-founded the media and financial information company Bloomberg LP. He is well-known in New York City for serving as mayor from 2002 to 2013.According to reports, Bloomberg owns eight homes in New York.
Julia Koch and her family – $42.7 B
After her husband David Koch passed away in 2019 at the age of 79, leaving her and her three children with a 42 percent ownership stake in Koch Industries, Julia Koch became the richest person in New York city. Koch Industries, one of the biggest private firms in the United States, engages in a variety of businesses including banking, commodities trading, investing, and the production, refining, and distribution of petroleum products.
Stephen Schwarzman – $33.2 B
In 1985, Stephen Schwarzman and fellow billionaire Peter Peterson founded the private equity firm Blackstone which eventually made them richest man in New York. With $538 billion in assets, the business has since grown to become the largest buyout firm in the world. John D. Rockefeller Jr. once owned the duplex flat where he resides, which is located at 740 Park Avenue.
Len Blavatnik – $32 B
With dual citizenship in the US and the UK, Len Blavatnik can also claim to be the richest person in New York and Britain . He amassed his fortune by selling his stake in the Russian oil company TNK-BP for $7 billion in 2013 and purchasing Warner Music for $3.3 billion two years prior. He owns a property in Manhattan estimated to be worth $250 million.
Jim Simons – $24.6 B
Jim Simons retired in 2010 and moved into the home he and his wife share near Long Island. He won’t have any trouble paying for his post-work lifestyle. He established Renaissance Technologies, a $55 billion quantitative trading hedge fund company. He was also one the richest millionaires in New York at a time.
Leonard Lauder – $25.5 B
Lauder spent three decades running the beauty conglomerate after joining his mother’s business Estée Lauder in the late 1950s. He currently serves as chairman emeritus.He has promised never to leave New York and resides on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and now he is known as the richest person in new York city.
Rupert Murdoch – $23.5 B
Rupert Murdoch, an Australian-born media mogul, and one the richest people in New York is in charge of a vast media conglomerate that includes outlets including Fox News, The Times of London, and The Wall Street Journal.He has resided and owned properties throughout New York, including three floors of the opulent One Madison tower, which he acquired for $57.25 million.
Donald Newhouse – $17.6 B
In addition to Si, who passed away in 2017, Newhouse also received Advance Publications from his father Samuel Irving Newhouse Sr., whose holdings included Condé Nast, publisher of publications like Vogue, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker as well as dozens of newspapers across the country which made them the richest person in New York city.
Carl Icahn – $15.8 B
Icahn, who is the proprietor of Icahn Enterprises, is one of Wall Street’s most successful investors. Although he made his money in New York and made himself the richest man in New York, this year he is increasing his office space in order to relocate to Florida
Chase Coleman III – $10.3 B
Coleman started out as a hedge fund investor and now runs Tiger Global Management which is responsible for $40 billion in assets and terms him as the young millionaires in New York. He bought an entire floor in a Fifth Avenue building to reside in with his wife Stephanie Ercklentz and their four kids.
It’s actually amazing how people from nowhere are ruling one of the top cities of the world, New York. No wonder hard work pays off! Comment down below and let us know what you think about these top richest people in New York city?