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This is a list of American billionaires based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets.

Notably, the Forbes 400 Richest Americans list is published annually since 1982. The combined net worth of the 2017 class of the 400 richest Americans was $2.7 trillion, up from $2.4 trillion in the previous year.[1] As of March 2018, the U.S. had 585 billionaires.[2]

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United States billionaires listEdit

Top 15 richest AmericansEdit

As of February 2019, according to Forbes, the top 15 billionaires are the following.[3]

Rank Name Net worth (USD) Age Sources of wealth
1 Jeff Bezos $131.4 billion 54 Amazon.com
2 Bill Gates $96.4 billion 62 Microsoft, Cascade Investment
3 Warren Buffett $82.6 billion 88 Berkshire Hathaway
4 Larry Ellison $62.4 billion 74 Oracle
5 Mark Zuckerberg $62.1 billion 34 Facebook
6 Larry Page $60 billion 46 Google
7 Charles Koch $50.4 billion 83 Koch Industries
7 David Koch $50.4 billion 78 Koch Industries
9 Sergey Brin $49.9 billion 45 Alphabet
10 Michael Bloomberg $48.7 billion 77 Bloomberg L.P.
11 Jim Walton $44.6 billion 70 Walmart, inherited
12 S. Robson Walton $44.3 billion 74 Walmart, inherited
13 Alice Walton $44.4 billion 69 Walmart, inherited
14 Steve Ballmer $41.2 billion 63 Microsoft, LA Clippers
15 Sheldon Adelson $35.1 billion 85 Las Vegas Sands Corp.

According to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the rest of the list is as follows (as of March 2018):[4]

Americans with a net worth of 10 billion - 40 billion (USD)Edit


Americans with a net worth of 4 billion - 10 billion (USD)Edit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Forbes 400 2017: Meet The Richest People In America". Forbes. October 17, 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Forbes' 32nd Annual World's Billionaires Issue". Forbes. March 6, 2018. Retrieved November 22, 2018.
  3. ^ "The World's Billionaires List - United States". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-03-10.
  4. ^ "Bloomberg Billionaires Index". Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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