15 Signs You're Destined to Be Rich

Blond prom queens luck out
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 23, 2010 6:30 PM CDT
Tall and blonde ... Gwyneth Paltrow had the deck stacked.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – The Daily Beast has turned its list-making prowess to wealth, following up articles on how to know you'll get married ... or cheat ... with one that outlines 15 signs that you'll be rich. Cross your fingers, and read on:

  1. It's good to be good looking: Attractive men earn 9% more than their homely counterparts; women earn 4% more.
  2. Homecoming queens luck out: Those who were popular in high school earn 10% more than their more friendless classmates.

  1. Drinkers have something to toast to: Those who tipple earn 10% to 14% more than abstainers.
  2. Check your family tree: People of Russian ancestry are disproportionately rich in America; 22% of households headed by persons of Russian ancestry have a net worth of $1 million or more.
  3. Blonds have more than fun: Blonds women earn 7% more than the rest of the female population. Bonus: Blonds also marry men who earn 6% more than the hubbies of non-blonds.
Don't lose heart ... there are still 10 more signs to go. (Or click here to find out if you're destined to get married.)

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