Forbes released its 37th annual list of the world’s richest people in 2023, which shows that the net worth of three physician billionaires increased from 2022 to 2023. The following are the physician billionaires who saw an increase in net worth from 2022 to 2023:
Leonard Schleifer, MD, PhD – had a 116.7 percent increase, with a net worth of $2.6 billion in 2023, up from $1.2 billion in 2022. Dr. Schleifer is the co-founder and CEO of biotechnology company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
August Troendle, MD – had a 23.1 percent increase, with a net worth of $1.6 billion in 2023, up from $1.3 billion in 2022. Dr. Troendle is the president and CEO of clinical research company Medspace.
George Yancopoulos, MD, PhD – had a 14.3 percent increase, with a net worth of $1.6 billion in 2023, up from $1.4 billion in 2022. Dr. Yancopoulos is a co-founder and the president and chief scientific officer of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.