Top 10 Billionaires Richest People of America in
There are numerous people in the world who have immense wealth and spending high end life style following their hard work or boosting up their business globally while some of people are enjoying the family business they inherited from forefathers.
It is no wonder that numerous wealthiest people in the world also belonged to world’s super power America and some familiar people stay in the list of richest people of this year like Walton family members, Koch family member while Bill Gates topped the list again with maximum net worth contrary to others.
America has another record year having above 450 billions of aggregate net worth of its top wealthiest person in United States. We have enlisted top ten richest people in America in this year below.
10: Michael Bloomberg ($35.5 Billion)
The American businessman, politician and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is founder, CEO and co-owner of Bloomberg L.P with nearly 88 percent shares.
Born on February 14, 1942 Bloomberg has joined securities brokerage Salomon Brothers to begin his career and became general partner of the firm in 1973 before initiating his own Bloomberg L.P which has more than more than 310,000 terminals worldwide. Michael Bloomberg hold the thirteenth position in the list of wealthiest people in the world while one of richest people in America with net worth of $35.5 Billion.
9: S. Robson Walton ($37.6 Billion)
The eldest son of Helen Walton and Sam Walton, S. Robson Walton is well known American business man, founder world’s largest retailer Wal-Mart.
Born on October 28, 1944 Robson Walton did graduate in business administration from the University of Arkansas, has took doctor degree from the Columbia University School of Law in 1969 and joined Wal-Mart as a senior vice president.
Currently serving as Chairman of Wal-Mart Robson Walton is one of richest person in America with total net worth of $39.1 billion approximately.
8: Alice Walton ($38 Billion)
Alice Walton is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton who owned huge Wal-Mart stores, ranked as top richest people in United States with the net worth of $38 billion.
Alice Walton was born on October 7, 1949, considered as one of famous philanthropist in her family for her massive contribution to charity and humanitarian work. Walton has named as third richest woman in the world who did graduate in economics-finance from Trinity University in San Antonio and worked for Arvest Bank Group is beginning of her career.
Later, the founder of Llama Company Walton served as CEO, President and Chairperson while in 1990s she closed Llama Company and moved to Walton’s Rocking W Ranch.
7: Jim Walton ($39.1 Billion)
The youngest son of Sam Walton who is the founder of Wal-Mart, largest retailer store in the world, Jim Walton stand among the richest people of United States America with net worth of $39.1 Billion.
Jim Walton has completed his graduate in marketing from University of Arkansas and connected with family owned firm Wal-Mart in 1972.
The 66-year-old Walton became president of enterprises in 1975 while currently serving as CEO of his own Arvest Bank and chairman of newspaper firm Community Publishers Inc. (CPI), also permanent member of Strategic Planning and Finance committees at Wal-Mart stores.
6: Christy Walton ($41.7 Billion)
American top rated female philanthropist Christy Walton is the widow of John T. Walton, son of Sam Walton, became the heirs of Wal-Mart fortune after death of John.
Christy Walton was born on June 9, 1955 is an active member of The Philanthropy Roundtable while also highly contribute to her the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation. The 60-year-old lady has ranked at 8th position in list of world’s richest persons and topped the richest women list, added in the list of top richest people in America with net worth of $41.7 billion.
5: David Koch ($42.2 Billion)
David Koch is an American businessman, philanthropist and political activist, one of richest person in the United States with total net worth of $42.2 billion.
In 1970 Koch has worked with Koch Industries, the second-largest privately held company in America, Libertarian Republican member grabbed the position of president at Koch Engineering in 1979 and turned co-owner of Koch Industries in 1983.
Koch, 74 has lot of humanitarian work including his regular donations to Sloan Kettering, Lincoln Center and American Museum of Natural History as well known websites described him one of the most generous personality of United States.
4: Charles Koch ($42.2 Billion)
The chief executive officer of Koch Industries Charles Koch is also chairman of the board and co-owner of Koch Industries having 42% of the conglomerate inherited from his father.
Born on November 1, 1935 Charles Koch took master degree in mechanical engineering in 1958 then Koch did Master of Science in chemical engineering in 1960. Currently Charles Koch is serving as director at Entrust Financial Corp and Director of Koch Industries Inc.
since 1982 while he is also director of Invista and Director of Georgia-Pacific LLC, paper and pulp products. With net worth of $42.2 billion 79-year-old has placed in the list of top richest people in America.
3: Larry Ellison ($56.2 Billion)
Ex-Chief Executive Officer of the software company Oracle Corporation Larry Ellison has co-founded the Oracle Corporation in 1977 and served as CEO till.
The multitalented Larry Ellison is a programmer, businessman, adventurer, entrepreneur, who completed bachelor degree from Eugene Field Elementary School in Park Ridge, led to formation of Oracle after inspiration from Edgar F. Codd’s research efforts on database.
Ellison, 70 is a well known philanthropist having various contributions to aid work, is also one of richest people in United States for massive net worth of $56.2 billion.
2: Warren Buffett ($70.9 Billion)
The American business magnate, investor and philanthropist, Warren Buffett is one of the richest people in world and United Stated having totaled net worth of $70.9 billion approximately.
Buffett, 84 has been named as most influential people in the world while also considered as one of most successful investor in history.
Buffett has known as the Wizard of Omaha and Oracle of Omaha following his attachment to value investing instead of immense wealth. Warren Buffett foremost source of earnings and wealth is Berkshire Hathaway which made him billionaire along with the investments in various stocks.
1: Bill Gates ($78.5 Billion)
Bill Gates, born on October 28, 1955, is American businessman, investor and foremost the co-founder of world’s largest PC software company Microsoft.
Bill Gates served as chairman, CEO and chief software architect at Microsoft while held the position of largest individual shareholder until May. Gates, 59 topped the world’s wealthiest list since 1995 to while also the top richest person in America with net worth of $78.5 billion according to latest figure, although some figures showed his wealth $81 billion.
The philanthropy work of Bill Gates is incalculable founded Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation along with his wife by merging three family foundations.