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10 Richest Americans In 2019

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Ah, America the land of opportunities and home of the American dream, American billionaires based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets.

The Forbes 400 Richest Americans list is published annually since 1982. The combined net worth of the 2019  class of the 400 richest Americans was $2.7 trillion, up from $2.4 trillion in the previous year. As of March 2018, the U.S. had 585 billionaires.

 

Those are the Richest Americans In 2019

 

10.David Koch

David Koch

David Koch

David Hamilton Koch is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer. He joined the family business Koch Industries, the second-largest privately held company in the United States.

Net Worth: $52.1 Billion

 

9.Charles Koch

Charles Koch

Charles Koch

Charles de Ganahl Koch is an American businessman, political donor, and philanthropist. As of March 2019, he was ranked as the 9th-richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $50.5 billion.

Net Worth: $52.1 Billion

 

8.Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur. Together with Larry Page, he co-founded Google. Brin is the president of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc.

Net Worth: $54.5 Billion

 

7.Larry Page

Larry Page

Larry Page

Larry Page sits at the helm of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, healthcare division Calico, smart home appliance division Nest and more. He co-founded Google in 1998 with fellow Stanford Ph.D. student Sergey Brin.

Net Worth: $55.7 Billion

 

6.Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg co-founded financial information and media company Bloomberg LP in 1981. He put in the seed funding for the company and now owns 88% of the business,

Net Worth: $59.6 Billion

 

5.Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison co-founded software firm Oracle in 1977 to tap into the growing need for customer relationship management databases. He gave up the Oracle CEO role in 2014,

Net Worth: $66 Billion

 

4.Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg started Facebook at Harvard in 2004 at the age of 19 for students to match names with faces in class. He took Facebook public in May 2012 and still owns about 15% of the stock.

Net Worth: $66.6 Billion

 

3.Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

Known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time. Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway, which owns more than 60 companies.

Net Worth: $86.2 Billion

 

2.Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and humanitarian. He is best known as the principal founder of the Microsoft Corporation.

Net Worth: $99.8 Billion

 

1.Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos founded e-commerce colossus Amazon in 1994 out of his garage in Seattle. He remains CEO and owns a 16% stake. He and his wife, MacKenzie,

Net Worth: $151.5 Billion

 

Here are The Richest People in America 2019

RankNameNet Worth USDBusiness
1Jeff Bezos$152 BillionAmazon
2Bill Gates$99.8 BillionMicrosoft
3Warren Buffett$86.2 BillionBerkshire Hathaway
4Mark Zuckerberg$66.6 BillionFacebook
5Larry Ellison$66 BillionOracle
6Michael Bloomberg$59.6 BillionBloomberg L.P.
7Larry Page$55.7 BillionGoogle
8Sergey Brin$54.5 BillionAlphabet
9Charles Koch$52.1 BillionKoch Industries
10David Koch$52.1 BillionKoch Industries

Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson is 3rd-year University student at Brigham Young University and  Financial Writer for University Magazine.

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