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Richest Americans, 2015

The following table lists the richest Americans by their net worth and the industry in which they earned their fortune.

picture of Bill Gates, the richest man in America

Bill Gates is the richest American
Source: AP Photo

Rank Name Net Worth Company
1. Bill Gates $76 billion Microsoft
2. Warren Buffett $62 billion Berkshire Hathaway
3. Larry Ellison $47.5 billion Oracle
4. Jeff Bezos $47 billion Amazon.com
5. Charles Koch $41 billion diversified
5. David Koch $41 billion diversified
7. Mark Zuckerberg $40.3 billion Facebook
8. Michael Bloomberg $38.6 billion Bloomberg LP
9. Jim Walton $33.7 billion Wal-Mart
10. Larry Page $33.3 billion Google
Source: Forbes.com