The United States of America is considered to be the most powerful country in the whole world. It is where some powerful and richest people reside. And since we are talking about wealth, here are the top 10 richest people in America in the year 2015.
10. Michael Bloomberg
This 73-year-old American businessman has a net worth of $35.5 billion. He is currently living in New York. He is the owner of Bloomberg LP, a certain company that has something to do with financial news as well as information.
9. S. Robson Walton
Living in Bentonville, Arkansas, this heir of the famous and rich family is a married man and has 3 children. He is the eldest son of Sam Walton. He is one of those who currently run the Wal-Mart’s superstore. He has a $39.1 billion net worth.
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8. Alice Walton
Having $39.4 billion as net worth, Alice Walton is definitely among the richest people in America. She is the daughter of Sam Walton, and one of the heirs of Wal-Mart superstore that is why she becomes billionaire.
7. Jim Walton
As one of the Wal-Mart’s board members, Jim Walton’s has a net worth of $40.6 billion. He is the youngest child of Sam Walton, the legendary founder of a superstore known as Wal-Mart. This superstore has store branches in 27 countries.
6. Christy Walton
For 5 long years, she was hailed as the world’s richest woman. She is currently living in Jackson, Wyoming. She became famous and rich when she wedded to John Walton, who happened to be one of the heirs of Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart is a popular and big-time retailing firm founded on 1962 by Sam Walton. Her net worth is $41.7.
5. David Koch
He is actually the younger brother of Charles Koch who happens to be the Executive Vice President of Koch Industries. He is already married and has 3 children. He is hailed as the richest man in New York City. His net worth is the same with Charles Koch, which is $42.9 billion.
4. Charles Koch
If you are unaware about the brilliant man who excellently operates Koch Industries, then it is none other than Charles Koch. Currently, he is living in Wichita, Kansas. This American businessman is very influential in philanthropy, politics, and business. He has a $42.9 billion net worth.
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3. Larry Ellison
This founder and CEO of Oracle has a net worth of $54.3 billion. He is residing in Woodside, California. Actually, this American businessman came from a middle-class family. It was in the year 1977 when he founded Oracle, a database software company.
2. Warren Buffet
This American billionaire is the owner and CEO of a diversified holding company known as Berkshire Hathaway. He is currently living in Omaha, Nebraska. All in all, this 84-year-old businessman has 3 children. He mainly earns his $72.7 billion net worth from his several subsidiary companies.
1. Bill Gates
He is actually the richest living person not only in America, but in the entire world as well. His net worth is $79.2 billion. For 16 years, he’s hailed to be the richest man in the world. In 1975, he founded the technology company known in manufacturing computer-related products. This company is name Microsoft.
These are the richest people in America in the year 2015. They are just a few of the inspirations of numerous businessmen nowadays.