List of Americans by net worth

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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 November 2017, the U.S. had 576 billionaires.[2]

United States billionaires list[edit]

As of March 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 Mark Zuckerberg $71 billion 33 Facebook Yes
4 Warren Buffett $62 billion 87 Berkshire Hathaway Yes (founder)
5 David H. Koch $60 billion 77 Koch Industries, inherited No
5 Charles Koch $60 billion 82 Koch Industries, inherited No
7 Larry Ellison $58.8 billion 73 Oracle Corporation Yes
8 Michael Bloomberg $50 billion 76 Bloomberg LP Yes
9 Larry Page $48.8 billion 44 Alphabet No
10 Sergey Brin $47.5 billion 44 Alphabet No
11 Jim Walton $46.4 billion 69 Walmart, inherited No
12 S. Robson Walton $46.2 billion 73 Walmart, inherited No
13 Alice Walton $46 billion 68 Walmart, inherited No
14 Sheldon Adelson $38.5 billion 84 Las Vegas Sands Corporation No
15 Steve Ballmer $38.4 billion 61 Microsoft, Los Angeles Clippers No

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

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


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


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forbes 400 2017: Meet The Richest People In America". Forbes. October 17, 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "The Forbes 400." Forbes Nov. 14, 2017 p.86. Print.
  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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