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Forbes Magazine Has Released The “400 Richest People in America” List

  • by Yoey
  • 7 Years ago
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Forbes magazine has again released there 400 list of ‘The Richest People in America’.  Bill Gates is at the number 1 spot for the 20th year in a row, with a net worth of $72 billion, while Warren Buffett trails behind with a mere $58.5 billion.

Five years after the financial crisis sent the fortunes of many in the U.S. and around the world tumbling, the wealthiest as a group have finally gained back all that they lost. The 400 wealthiest Americans are worth just over $2 trillion, roughly equivalent to the GDP of Russia. That is a gain of $300 billion from a year ago, and more than double a decade ago. The average net worth of list members is a staggering $5 billion, $800 million more than a year ago and also a record. The minimum net worth needed to make the 400 list was $1.3 billion. The last time it was that high was in 2007 and 2008, before property and stock market values began sliding.

Check the list of the top 20 below..

1. Bill Gates – $72 billion

2. Warren Buffett – $58.5 billion

3. Larry Ellison – $41 billion

4. Charles Koch – $36 billion

5. David Koch – $36 billion

6. Christy Walton & family – $35.4 billion

7. Jim Walton – $33.8 billion

8. Alice Walton – $33.5 billion

9. S. Robson Walton – $33.3 billion

10. Michael Bloomberg – $31 billion

11. Sheldon Adelson – $28.5 billion

12. Jeff Bezos – $27.2 billion

13. Larry Page – $24.9 billion

14. Sergey Brin – $24.4 billion

15. Forrest Mars, Jr. – $20.5 billion

16. Jacqueline Mars – $20.5 billion

17. John Mars – $20.5 billion

18. Carl Icahn – $20.3 billion

19. George Soros – $20 billion

20. Mark Zuckerberg – $19 billion

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“Live good Drink good Eat good” Graduate of Dillard University majoring in Public Relations/Brand Imaging. A New Orleans Native but born in Memphis,TN. Was raised as a Air Force brat having lived before in Germany and visited frequently to countries like England and France. While living in Europe a love for fashion and all things extravagant became a lifestyle easy to embrace. Returning to New Orleans fashion still played a major role in life for him. Now partnering with long time friend Nick to create the chic cultural blog site Myhellofalife.com Yoey is focused more than ever on making his dreams a reality, while doing what he enjoys the most; enjoying a hell of a life.

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