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 world's billionaires in 2016.[4]

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Steady Has not changed from the list from 2014[5]
Increase Has increased from the list from 2014
Decrease Has decreased from the list from 2014
# Name Net worth (USD) Sources of wealth
1Steady Bill Gates $81 billion Decrease Microsoft, Cascade Investments LLC
2Increase Jeff Bezos $67 billion Decrease Amazon.com
3Decrease Warren Buffett $65.5 billion Decrease Berkshire Hathaway
4Steady Mark Zuckerberg $55.5 billion Increase Facebook
5Steady Larry Ellison $49.3 billion Decrease Oracle Corporation
6Increase Michael Bloomberg $45 billion Increase Bloomberg LP
7Decrease Charles Koch $42 billion Decrease Koch Industries, inherited
8Decrease David H. Koch $42 billion Decrease Koch Industries, inherited
9Steady Larry Page $38.5 billion Decrease Google
10Steady Sergey Brin $37.5 billion Decrease Google
11Steady Jim Walton $35.6 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited
12Increase S. Robson Walton $35.5 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited
13Decrease Alice Walton $35.4 billion Increase Wal-Mart, inherited
14Increase Sheldon Adelson $31.8 billion Increase Las Vegas Sands
15Increase Steve Ballmer $27.5 billion Increase Microsoft
16Increase Jacqueline Mars $27 billion Increase Mars, Inc., inherited
17Increase John Franklyn Mars $27 billion Increase Mars, Inc., inherited
18Increase Phil Knight $25.5 billion Increase Nike, Inc.
19Decrease George Soros $24.9 billion Increase Soros Fund Management
20Increase Michael Dell $20 billion Increase Dell

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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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