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2016 United States of America Top 50 Richest

The top 50 richest people in United States have a combined estimated net-worth of more than USD 1.011 Trillion, in the latest 2016 report by Forbes.

Bill Gates, who owns Microsoft Inc, tops the list with an estimated net-worth of $76 Billion. Warren Buffett is 2nd on the list with $62 Billion, with key holdings in Berkshire Hathaway.  Larry Ellison, Oracle, is 3rd on the list with $47.5 Billion.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon and Charles Koch, diversified business rounded up the top 5 richest people in United States with $47 Billion and $41 Billion respectively.

Top 5 Richest in United States of America:

Rank Name Net Worth Source of Wealth Company
1 Bill Gates $76 B Technology Microsoft
2 Warren Buffett $62 B Investments Berkshire Hathaway
3 Larry Ellison $47.5 B Technology Oracle
4 Jeff Bezos $47 B Retail Amazon
5 Charles Koch $41 B Diversified Diversified

 

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The Richest: Bill Gates with $76 Billion, Microsoft Inc

Top 50 Total Net Worth: USD 1.011 Trillion

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The Average Age: 69.14 Years Old

The Oldest Age: 96 Years Old ($18 Billion, Anne Cox Chambers – Cox Enterprises)

The Youngest Age: 32 Years Old ($40.3 Billion, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook)

2016 United States of America Top 50 Richest:

Rank Name Net Worth Age Source of Wealth Company
1 Bill Gates $76 B 60 Technology Microsoft
2 Warren Buffett $62 B 85 Investments Berkshire Hathaway
3 Larry Ellison $47.5 B 72 Technology Oracle
4 Jeff Bezos $47 B 52 Retail Amazon
5 Charles Koch $41 B 80 Diversified Diversified
6 David Koch $41 B 76 Diversified Diversified
7 Mark Zuckerberg $40.3 B 32 Technology Facebook
8 Michael Bloomberg $38.6 B 74 Technology Bloomberg
9 Jim Walton $33.7 B 68 Retail Wal-Mart
10 Larry Page $33.3 B 43 Technology Google
11 Sergey Brin $32.6 B 42 Technology Google
12 Alice Walton $32 B 66 Retail Wal-Mart
13 S. Robson Walton $31.7 B 71 Retail Wal-Mart
14 Christy Walton $30.2 B 67 Retail Wal-Mart
15 Sheldon Adelson $26 B 83 Casinos Las Vegas Sands Corporation
16 George Soros $24.5 B 86 Hedge Funds Soros Fund Management
17 Phil Knight $24.4 B 78 Retail Nike
18 Forrest Mars, Jr. $23.4 B 85 Candy Mars, Incorporated,
19 Jacqueline Mars $23.4 B 76 Candy Mars, Incorporated,
20 John Mars $23.4 B 80 Candy Mars, Incorporated,
21 Steve Ballmer $21.6 B 60 Technology Microsoft
22 Carl Icahn $20.5 B 80 Investments Icahn Enterprises
23 Michael Dell $19.1 B 51 Electronics Dell
24 Laurene Powell Jobs $19.1 B 52 Technolgy, Entertainment Apple, Disney
25 Anne Cox Chambers $18 B 96 Media Cox Enterprises
26 Paul Allen $17.8 B 63 Technology, Investments Microsoft
27 Len Blavatnik $17.7 B 59 Diversified Diversified
28 Charles Ergen $16.4 B 63 Satellite Tv Dish Network, EchoStar Communications Corporation
29 Ray Dalio $15.3 B 67 Hedge Funds Bridgewater Associates
30 Donald Bren $15.2 B 84 Real Estate Irvine Company
31 Abigail Johnson $14.2 B 54 Money Management Fidelity
32 James Simons $14 B 78 Hedge Funds Renaissance Technologies Corp
33 Thomas Peterffy $13.5 B 71 Discount Brokerage Interactive Brokers Group
34 Elon Musk $13.3 B 45 Technolgy Tesla Motors
35 Patrick Soon-Shiong $12.9 B 64 Pharmaceuticals NantWorks
36 Ronald Perelman $12.5 B 73 Leveraged Buyouts MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated
37 Steve Cohen $12 B 60 Hedge Funds Point 72 Asset Management
38 Rupert Murdoch $11.6 B 85 Media 21st Century Fo
39 Stephen Schwarzman $11.6 B 69 Investments  Blackstone Group
40 David Tepper $11.6 B 58 Hedge Funds Appaloosa Management
41 John Paulson $11.4 B 60 Hedge Funds Paulson & Co
42 Andrew Beal $11 B 63 Banks, Real Estate Beal Banks Usa
43 Philip Anschutz $10.9 B 76 Investments Diversified
44 Charles Butt $10.7 B 78 Supermarkets H-E-B
45 Donald Newhouse $10.6 B 86 Media Advance Publications
46 Samuel Newhouse, Jr. $10.3 B 88 Media Advance Publications
47 Jack Taylor $10.1 B 93 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Enterprise Rent-A-Car
48 Eric Schmidt $9.9 B 61 Technology Google
49 John Menard, Jr. $9.2 B 76 Retail Menards
50 Jim Kennedy $9 B 68 Media  Cox Enterprises

 

Source: Forbes 2016

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