Top Ten Richest Americans

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Americans with the most net worth

America's ten wealthiest people are collectively worth more than the lowest two-thirds of Americans. Their ranks are populated by the founders of major internet and software firms, alongside one major retailer and one media and finance mogul. The following table lists the top ten richest Americans in 2019, according to Forbes 400. The table includes net worth in U.S. dollars, name, rank, and company.



Net Worth


1 Jeff Bezos $114 B Amazon
2 Bill Gates $106 B Microsoft
3 Warren Buffett $80.8 B Berkshire Hathaway
4 Mark Zuckerberg $69.6 B Facebook
5 Larry Ellison $65 B Oracle
6 Larry Page $55.5 B Google
7 Sergey Brin $53.5 B Google
8 Michael Bloomberg $53.4 B Bloomberg LP
9 Steve Ballmer $51.7 B Microsoft
10 Jim Walton $51.6 B Walmart
Source:, 2019


Workers with Access to and Participating in Retirement Benefits, 2005 Poverty and Income Richest Americans, 2007


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