America is mainly known for having most of the richest companies in the world. This means that there’s a huge amount of wealthy people contained in this nation.
But who are the wealthiest ones among them? Well here we’ve compiled a list of who these people so keep reading to know more about them.
The founder of multiple companies such as SpaceX and Tesla inc., Elon Musk is an entrepreneur and well-known inventor with his vast amount of advanced technology that he’s created. It’s helped him build a technological empire and a total net worth of $22.3 billion dollars.
The grandson of Frank Mars, the founder of the famous candy company Mars inc. John Mars went on to become the heir of this family fortune and enabled him to gain a net worth of $23.9 billion dollars.
Jacqueline Mars is an investor and also the sister of John Mars who also shares the Mars fortune alongside his brother. She also has a matching net worth of $23.9 billion dollars from her share of the company.
Phil Knight is an American business tycoon and philanthropist who’s known for being the co-founder of one of the world’s most well-known brand Nike Inc. With the fortune that he’s able to achieve from founding the company, it was able to amass him a net worth of $33.4 billion dollars.
A successful American inventor and businessman, Michael Dell is the founder of one of the biggest technological infrastructure companies in the world, Dell Technologies. While still being the CEO until today, Michael has a fortune of over $34.3 billion dollars.
Sheldon Anderson is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. He’s known for being the founder and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. His net worth is estimated to be $35.1 billion, making him one of the richest American entrepreneurs.
Steve Balmer is famous for becoming the CEO of Microsoft and being one of the wealthiest people of America with a net worth of $41.2 billion. He’s already stepped down from his seat and is currently the owner of the NBA team the “LA Clippers”.
Rob Walton is the eldest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton. He’s one of the heirs to the company that their father founded and was the chairman up until 2015. He’s estimated net worth is about $44.3 billion.
Alice Walton is Rob Walton’s sister and also another one of the heirs to the Walmart fortune. She’s also the founder of Llama Company back in 1998 which helped increase her total net worth up to $44.4 billion dollars.
Jim Walton is the youngest of the Walton siblings and is currently one of the board of directors of Walmart. He’s also the founder and the CEO of Arvest Bank. With his accumulated wealth, he’s able to have a total net worth of $44.6 billion.
Sergey Brin is an American software engineer that was one of the people that founded the worlds most used search engine “Google”. He’s currently the president of the search engine’s parent company “Alphabet” and has a net worth of $50 billion dollars.
David Koch is a businessman and philanthropist with a net worth of $50.5 billion. This is all due to how he has a 42% share in their family business, Koch industries. He’s also currently the Executive Vice President of the company.
Charles Koch is the brother of David Koch and the current CEO of Koch industries. He has an equal share of stock with his brother in the company and also has a net worth of over $50.5 billion, making him the 8th richest man in America.
Larry Page co-founded the search engine “Google” alongside Sergey Brin. With Google being one of the most successful companies and the world and owning different other companies, Page has earned a net worth of over$50.8 billion dollars.
Michael Bloomberg is an entrepreneur who’s the sole founder and CEO of the financial data and media company “Bloomberg L.P.”. With the success of the company, he was able to gain a total net worth of $55.5 billion.
The founder of one of the most popular social media platforms on the internet, “Facebook”. Mark Zuckerberg’s social network helped him become the 5th richest man in America with a total net worth of $62.3 billion dollars.
Larry Ellison is an American business tycoon and philanthropist. He’s the co-founder and the former CEO of Oracle Corporation.
With Oracle becoming a successful tech company that’s been running for 39 years, Ellison has able to gain a massive fortune out of it. His total net worth is $62.5 billion dollars, making him the 4th richest man in America.
Warren Buffet is the current CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and an investor to multiple companies giving him a net worth of over $82.5 billion dollars. He’s become an inspiration to traders all over the world and is ranked by Forbes as the 4th richest person in the world.
Bill Gates is one of the biggest American business magnate, software engineer, and philanthropist. He’s the co-founder of Microsoft, the biggest software company in the world with its operating system “Windows”, being used by almost every PC in the world.
With his company being one of the top software developers, it helped hi achieve a total net worth of over $96.5 billion dollars.
Jeff Bezos is currently the wealthiest man in America with a total net worth of over $136 billion dollars. He’s the founder of the internet company “Amazon” which is used for e-commerce and other types of online businesses.
With Amazon moving forward to different types of businesses, Jeff Bezo’s net worth will continue to expand and keep his spot as the richest man in the world.