Last year Forbes put together a list of the 15 wealthiest fictional characters and of course Carlisle Cullen not only made the list, but topped the list. Well Forbes is back with their fictional wealthiest list for 2011, only this year, poor Carlisle has slid down to 2nd place. Read more below:
Carlisle Cullen – $36.2 Billion
Immortal vampire, small town doctor and value investor said to be a huge fan of getrichslowly.org, a penny-pinching personal finance blog that extols the extraordinary power of compound interest. It’s worked for Cullen: The fresh-faced 370-year-old undead monster amassed one of the largest fictional fortunes largely simply by banking a small amount of capital in 1670, and letting the interest accrue. Early investor in Wal-Mart, Google thanks to prescient advice from adoptive daughter Alice, who can see into the future. Featured in Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight novels and films.
• Holds significant stake in blood reagent manufacturer Immucor (NASDAQ: BLUD)
• Once was investigated by the FDA for peddling facial cream that claimed to make “your skin sparkle”
And Peter’s response to Carlisle dropping to #2 on the “Fictional 15″?
I would’ve been #1 but I had to throw a very expensive wedding this year. Damn it Scrooge, I’m just a doctor.
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