List of Americans by net worth

This is a list of wealthy Americans ranked by net worth. It is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets by Forbes and by data from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

The Forbes 400 Richest Americans list has been published annually since 1982. The combined net worth of the 2019 class of the 400 richest Americans was $2.9 trillion, up from $2.7 trillion in 2017.[1] As of October 2019, there were 621 billionaires--a record high--in the United States.[1]

Top 15 richest AmericansEdit

According to Forbes, as of October 2019, the 15 wealthiest people in the United States are as follows:[1]

Rank Name Net worth (USD) Age Sources of wealth
1 Jeff Bezos $145 billion 56 Amazon, The Washington Post, Blue Origin
2 Bill Gates $106 billion 64 Microsoft, Cascade Investment
3 Warren Buffett $80.8 billion 89 Berkshire Hathaway
4 Mark Zuckerberg $69.6 billion 35 Facebook
5 Larry Ellison $65 billion 75 Oracle
6 Larry Page $55.5 billion 47 Google
7 Sergey Brin $53.5 billion 46 Google
8 Michael Bloomberg $53.4 billion 78 Bloomberg L.P.
9 Steve Ballmer $51.7 billion 63 Microsoft, LA Clippers
10 Jim Walton $51.6 billion 70 Walmart, inherited
11 Alice Walton $51.4 billion 70 Walmart, inherited
12 S. Robson Walton $51.3 billion 74 Walmart, inherited
13 Charles Koch $41 billion 83 Koch Industries
13 Julia Koch $41 billion 57 Koch Industries, inherited
15 MacKenzie Scott $36.1 billion 50 Amazon, through divorce

Other wealthy AmericansEdit

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, each of the following Americans had a net worth of more than $10 billion and less than $40 billion as of March 2018:[2]



According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, each of the following Americans had a net worth of more than $4 billion and less than $10 billion as of March 2018:[3]


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "The Forbes 400 2019". Forbes. October 2, 2019. Retrieved October 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Bloomberg Billionaires Index". Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Bloomberg Billionaires Index". Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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