List of members of the Forbes 400

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Since the Forbes 400 has been published annually since 1982, List of members of the Forbes 400 can refer to the list published in any of those years. The combined net worth of the 2013 class of the 400 richest Americans is $2 trillion, up from $1.7 trillion in 2012.[1] The average net worth of a 2015 Forbes 400 member was $3.86 billion, down $60 million from 2014.[2] As of March 2015, the US has 536 billionaires.[3]

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The following is the top 25 wealthiest Americans from the world's billionaires in 2014.[4]

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Steady Has not changed from the list from 2013
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# Name Net worth (USD) Sources of wealth
1Steady Bill Gates $81 billion Increase Microsoft, Cascade Investments LLC
2Steady Warren Buffett $67 billion Increase Berkshire Hathaway
3Steady Larry Ellison $50 billion Increase Oracle Corporation
4Steady Charles Koch $42 billion Increase Koch Industries, inherited
5Steady David H. Koch $42 billion Increase Koch Industries, inherited
6Steady Christy Walton $38 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited
7Steady Jim Walton $36 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited
8Increase Michael Bloomberg $35 billion Increase Bloomberg LP
9Decrease Alice Walton $34.9 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited
10Decrease S. Robson Walton $34.8 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited
11Increase Mark Zuckerberg $34 billion Increase Facebook
12Decrease Sheldon Adelson $32 billion Increase Las Vegas Sands
13Steady Larry Page $31.5 billion Increase Google
14Steady Sergey Brin $31 billion Increase Google
15Increase Jeff Bezos $30.5 billion Increase
16Increase Carl Icahn $26 billion Increase Icahn Enterprises
17Increase George Soros $24 billion Increase Soros Fund Management
18Increase Steve Ballmer $22.5 billion Increase Microsoft
19Decrease Forrest Mars, Jr. $22 billion Increase Mars, Inc., inherited
20Decrease Jacqueline Mars $22 billion Increase Mars, Inc., inherited
21Decrease John Mars $22 billion Increase Mars, Inc., inherited
22Decrease Leonard Blavatnik $21.5 billion Increase Access Industries
23Decrease Phil Knight $19.9 billion Increase Nike, Inc.
24Decrease Harold Hamm $18.7 billion Increase Continental Resources
25Decrease Michael Dell $17.7 billion Increase Dell

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