Billions Lost

It seems that the global economic downturn has even made paupers out of billionaires. Here is a top list, compiled by Forbes, of billionaire who lost billions of dollars from their net worth over the last year.

  • Anil Ambani (was worth: $42 billion/current worth: $12 billion)
  • Oleg Deripaska ($28 billion/$10 billion)
  • Bjorgflur Gudmundsson ($1.1 billion/$0)
  • Luis Portillo ($1.2 billion/$15 million)
  • David Ross ($1.4 billion/$150 million)
  • Tulsi Tanti ($3 billion/$500 million)
  • Wong Kwong Yu ($3.5 billion/$2.5 billion)
  • Larry Yung ($3 billion/$750 million)
  • Konstantin Zhevago ($3.4 billion/$350 million)

You can read the full story on Billionaire Blowups of 2008.

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