List of Americans by net worth

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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 2020 class of the 400 richest Americans was $3.2 trillion, up from $2.7 trillion in 2017.[1] As of October 2020, there were 614[2] billionaires—a record high—in the United States.[1]

Top 25 richest Americans[edit]

According to Forbes, as of November 2020, the 25 wealthiest people in the United States are as follows:[1]

Rank Name Net worth in
billion US$
Source of wealth Age
1 Elon Musk Increase188.6 Tesla, Inc., SpaceX 49
2 Jeff Bezos Increase187 Amazon 57
3 Bill Gates Increase129 Microsoft 65
4 Mark Zuckerberg Increase105 Facebook 36
5 Warren Buffett Decrease87.5 Berkshire Hathaway 90
6 Larry Ellison Increase77.9 Oracle Corporation 76
7 Steve Ballmer Increase69 Microsoft 64
8 Larry Page Increase75.7 Google 47
9 Sergey Brin Increase65.7 Google 47
10 Alice Walton Increase62.3 Walmart 70
11 Jim Walton Increase70.2 Walmart 72
12 Rob Walton Increase61.8 Walmart 75
13 MacKenzie Scott Increase57 Amazon 50
14 Michael Bloomberg Increase55 Bloomberg L.P. 78
15 Charles Koch Increase45 Koch Industries 84
16 Julia Koch Increase45 Koch Industries 58
17 Phil Knight Increase39.2 Nike, Inc. 82
18 Michael Dell Increase35.6 Dell 55
19 Sheldon Adelson Decrease29.8 Las Vegas Sands 87
20 Jacqueline Mars Decrease29 Mars, Incorporated 80
21 John Franklyn Mars Decrease29 Mars, Incorporated 84
22 Len Blavatnik Increase25 Access Industries 63
23 Jim Simons Increase23.5 Renaissance Technologies 82
24 Stephen A. Schwarzman Increase19.1 Blackstone Group 73
25 Leonard Lauder Decrease17.4 Estée Lauder Companies 83

Other wealthy Americans[edit]

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:[3]



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 also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Forbes 400". Forbes. 2020. Retrieved 2020-10-05.
  2. ^ "Forbes Billionaires 2020". Forbes. 2020. Retrieved 2020-10-11. The U.S. remains the country with the most billionaires, with 614
  3. ^ a b "Bloomberg Billionaires Index". Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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