The world's billionaires have so much money it's hard to fathom here's how their spending compares to the rest of usGet the Full StorySamir Hussein Getty Images
The world's billionaires view money differently than the average person in more ways than one.
The typical billionaire could easily afford to spend 80 million each year, while most Americans earn less than 60,000.
We crunched the numbers and found the value of 1 for the average American equates to 1,355 for the typical billionaire.
Billionaires are unfathomably rich in the eyes of the average person.
For the typical billionaire, a massive purchase think: a brand-new luxury car, a once-in-a-lifetime vacation, or pricey college tuition is just a drop in the bucket.
The median household income in the US is 59,039 a year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. With only about 2,000 billionaires worldwide, it's difficult for the rest of us to understand the power wielded by a 10-figure net worth.
Business Insider crunched the numbers to see how the spending power of the world's billionaires and average people compares on a dollar-to-dollar basis.
The median fortune of a Forbes list billionaire is about 2 billion. A conservative 4 annual withdrawal rate would bring their income to about 80 million a year.
At that rate, the value of 1 to the average person is the same as 1,355 to a billionaire. That means the stomach pinch you feel when you drop 100 on something is how a billionaire feels when they spend 135,500.
Below, check out the real cost of 12 purchases, and the relative "cost" for someone with a 2 billion fortune.Dinner for two at Masa in NYC
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Actual cost: 1,190
Relative cost: 0.88
Trip to Bali per person, including flights and hotels
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Actual cost: 1,500
Relative cost: 1.11
One week in a suite at the Bellagio in Las Vegas
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Actual cost: 3,360
Relative cost: 2.48
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