List of members of the Forbes 400

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The Forbes 400 has been published annually since 1982, the List of members of the Forbes 400 can refer to the list published in any of those years. The combined net worth of the 2016 class of the 400 richest Americans is $2.4 trillion, up from $2 trillion in 2013.[1][2] The average net worth of a 2016 Forbes 400 member was $6 billion, and the lowest ranked member had $1.7 billion.[1] As of March 2015, the US had 536 billionaires.[3]

Forbes 400[edit]

The following are the top 20 wealthiest Americans from the Forbes 400 in 2016.[4]

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Steady Position unchanged from the 2015 list[5]
Increase Higher position than on the 2015 list
Decrease Lower position than on the 2015 list
# Name Net worth on the 2016 list (USD) Source(s) of wealth Participation in The Giving Pledge
1Steady Bill Gates $86 billion Decrease Microsoft, Cascade Investments LLC Yes; Founder
2Decrease Warren Buffett $75.6 billion Decrease Berkshire Hathaway Yes; Founder
3Increase Jeff Bezos $72.8 billion Increase Amazon.com No
4Steady Mark Zuckerberg $55.5 billion Increase Facebook Yes
5Steady Larry Ellison $49.3 billion Decrease Oracle Corporation Yes
6Increase Michael Bloomberg $45 billion Increase Bloomberg LP Yes
7Decrease Charles Koch $42 billion Decrease Koch Industries No
8Decrease David H. Koch $42 billion Decrease Koch Industries No
9Steady Larry Page $38.5 billion Decrease Google No
10Steady Sergey Brin $37.5 billion Decrease Google No
11Steady Jim Walton $35.6 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited No
12Increase S. Robson Walton $35.5 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited No
13Decrease Alice Walton $35.4 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited No
14Increase Sheldon Adelson $31.8 billion Increase Las Vegas Sands No
15Increase Steve Ballmer $27.5 billion Increase Microsoft No
16Increase Jacqueline Mars $27 billion Increase Mars, Inc., inherited No
17Increase John Franklyn Mars $27 billion Increase Mars, Inc., inherited No
18Increase Phil Knight $25.5 billion Increase Nike, Inc. No
19Decrease George Soros $24.9 billion Increase Soros Fund Management No
20Increase Michael Dell $20 billion Increase Dell No

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Forbes 400 Richest people in America Special Issue". Forbes. October 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Inside The 2013 Forbes 400 - Facts and Figures On America's Richest". Forbes. Retrieved 2013-01-24. 
  3. ^ "Forbes' 29th Annual World's Billionaires Issue". Forbes. 2 March 2015. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Forbes 400 2016: Top 20". Forbes. Retrieved 2016-12-01. 
  5. ^ "Inside The 2014 Forbes 400 - Facts and Figures On America's Wealthiest". Forbes. 2014-09-23. 

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