A global survey was done by Wealth X and it shatters some conceptions you may have. You may think the ultra-rich are just lucky; that they were born into it. Two thirds of ultra-high-net-worth folks (people with at least $30 million) are self made. Very few went to Ivy League schools, only 3.5 percent. In fact, 13.6 percent of the mega rich had no higher education whatsoever. Super wealthy people own yachts? No, most don't. To read more on this check out this article from Bankrate.com.