While the rest of us stare down the barrel of negative equity and vanishing pensions, the world’s ultra rich just keep on getting richer. Twenty-five years ago, there were only 140 billionaires in the world, now there are over 1200. The 0.1% are truly on the rise.

How To Be A Billionaire draws back the curtain on the world of the ultra rich, whose fantastic wealth attests to their drive, success and visionary status and who are now using their fortunes to fund incredible projects and personal obsessions that could have massive repercussions on us all and the world in which we live.