Every year in January, leading financial magazine Forbes publishes a list of new billionaires. This year’s list of newest billionaires includes people from India, Israel, Cambodia, France and Mexico. It includes cosmetic empires, bottle manufacturers, construction kings, shoe retailers and oil magnates, and of the 37 named by Forbes, 5 are women. Here are 7 new billionaires also on the list you might be interested in.
1. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana
The two names behind one of the greatest Italian fashion houses of recent times may be facing tax avoidance charges in one of the latest financial scandals to rock Italy, but they can console themselves with the fact that they are new billionaires in 2013. Their iconic fashion, perfume, jewelry and accessories represent the A-list lifestyle they lead, previously as romantic partners as well as in business. Forbes estimates they are both worth in excess of $1 billion each.