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List of Americans by net worth

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 November 2018, according to Forbes, the top 15 billionaires are the following.[3]

Rank Name Net worth (USD) Age Sources of wealth Participation in The Giving Pledge
1 Jeff Bezos $112 billion 54 Amazon.com No
2 Bill Gates $90 billion 62 Microsoft, Cascade Investment Yes (founder)
3 Warren Buffett $84 billion 88 Berkshire Hathaway Yes (founder)
4 Mark Zuckerberg $71 billion 34 Facebook Yes
5 Charles Koch $60 billion 83 Koch Industries, inherited No
5 David H. Koch $60 billion 78 Koch Industries, inherited No
7 Larry Ellison $58.5 billion 74 Oracle Corporation Yes
8 Michael Bloomberg $50 billion 76 Bloomberg LP Yes
9 Larry Page $48.8 billion 45 Alphabet No
10 Sergey Brin $47.5 billion 45 Alphabet No
11 Jim Walton $46.4 billion 70 Walmart, inherited No
12 S. Robson Walton $46.2 billion 74 Walmart, inherited No
13 Alice Walton $46 billion 69 Walmart, inherited No
14 Sheldon Adelson $38.4 billion 85 Las Vegas Sands Corporation No
15 Steve Ballmer $38.4 billion 62 Microsoft, Los Angeles Clippers No

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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