The Richest People in America 2016

The richest persons in usa in 2016, according to the magazine 70% of the top 10 richest people in United States are self-made billionaires.The Richest People in America 2016.
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Bill Gates:-

Bill Gates

William Henry “Bill” Gates is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Bill Gates is the wealthiest man in the U.S. (and the world, for that matter), despite past gifts of more than $28 billion to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He bolstered his foundation’s efforts to eradicate polio in April, securing $335 million in pledges to the cause from six billionaire comrades, including $100 million each from Mexico’s Carlos Slim and New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg. Shares of Microsoft jumped in late August on news that Steve Ballmer will step down as CEO Gates will remain chairman of the software company. He and Warren Buffett have thus far convinced over 100 of the super rich to sign on to the Giving Pledge, a promise to donate at least half one’s net worth to charity.

  • Net Worth :  $72 Billion
  • Born: October 28, 1955 (age 58), Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Children: Jennifer Katharine Gates, Rory John Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates
  • Education: Harvard College (1973–1975), Lakeside School (1968–1973)
  • Awards: Silver Buffalo Award, more
  • Parents: William H. Gates, Sr., Mary Maxwell Gates
  • Age: 58
  • Source of Wealth: Microsoft, self-made
  • Residence: Medina, WA
  • Country of Citizenship: United States
  • Education: Drop Out, Harvard Universit
  • Marital Status: Marrie
  • Children: 3

Warren Buffett:

Warren Buffett

Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century. Neither age nor prostate cancer slows Warren Buffett down: a year after completing radiation treatment, the world’s fourth richest man ($58.5 billion) is still doing huge deals. His Berkshire Hathaway teamed up with 3G Capital to pick up iconic ketchup maker H.J. Heinz for $23.2 billion and a Berkshire subsidiary is buying Nevada’s NV Energy for $5.6 billion. He gave away another $2 billion of Berkshire stock to the Gates Foundation in July, bringing his lifetime giving to nearly $20 billion.

  • Net Worth: $58.5 Billion
  • Born: August 30, 1930 (age 83), Omaha, Nebraska, United States
  • Spouse: Astrid Menks (m. 2006), Susan Buffett (m. 1952–2004)
  • Children: Howard Graham Buffett, Peter Buffett, Susan Alice Buffett
  • Education: Columbia Business School (1950–1951), more
  • Parents: Howard Buffett, Leila Buffett
  • Awards: Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Age: 83
  • Source of Wealth: Berkshire Hathaway, self-made
  • Residence: Omaha, NE
  • Country of Citizenship: United States
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln; Master of Science, Columbia University
  • Marital Status: Widowed, Remarried
  • Children: 3

Larry Ellison:-

Larry Ellison

Lawrence Joseph “Larry” Ellison is an American businessman best known as the co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation, an enterprise software company. In 2013, Forbes listed him as the third-wealthiest man in America.Little gets in the way of Larry Ellison’s ambition–or mouth. In an August TV ¬interview, the Oracle founder said that Apple’s best days are behind it after the passing of close friend Steve Jobs and that Google’s alleged infringement on Oracle’s patents in its Android software was “absolutely evil.” In late September his Team Oracle pulled off a stunning comeback from a seven-race deficit to win its second consecutive America’s Cup sailing trophy. Ellison collects houses on Malibu’s Carbon Beach and also owns of 98% of Hawaii’s Lanai island. In his quest for youth he has donated $445 million to his medical foundation to support research on aging and age-related diseases.

  • Net Worth: $41 Billion
  • Born: August 17, 1944 (age 69), Lower East Side, New York City, New York, United States
  • Height: 1.91 m
  • Spouse: Melanie Craft (m. 2003–2010), more
  • Children: Megan Ellison, David Ellison
  • Education: University of Chicago (1964–1966), more
  • Books: Softwar: An Intimate Portrait of Larry Ellison and Oracle
  • Age: 69
  • Source of Wealth: Oracle, self-made
  • Residence: Woodside, CA
  • Country of Citizenship: United States
  • Education: Drop Out, University of Illinois at Urbana; Drop Out, University of Chicago
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Children: 2

Charles Koch:-

Charles Koch

Charles de Ganahl Koch is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries.

  • Net Worth: $31 billions
  • Born: November 1, 1935 (age 78), Wichita, Kansas, United States
  • Siblings: David H. Koch, Bill Koch, Frederick R. Koch
  • Parents: Fred C. Koch, Mary R. Koch
  • Children: Chase Koch, Elizabeth Koch
  • Books: The Science of Success: How Market Based Management Built the World’s Largest Private Company
  • Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1960), more

David H. Koch:-

David H. Koch

David Hamilton Koch is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer.

  • Net Worth: $31 billion
  • Born: May 3, 1940 (age 73), Wichita, Kansas, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Julia Margaret Flesher (m. 1996)
  • Siblings: Charles Koch, Bill Koch, Frederick R. Koch
  • Children: Mary Julia Koch, David Koch Jr., John Mark Koch
  • Parents: Fred C. Koch, Mary R. Koch

Christy Walton & family:-

Christy Walton & family

Christy Walton is the richest woman in the world. She inherited her wealth when husband John Walton, a former Green Beret and Vietnam war medic, died in an airplane crash in 2005. John’s side investment in First Solar had boosted Christy’s net worth well above the rest of her family, but the stock sank in 2012, narrowing her lead. In recent months, First Solar stock has revived, up 60% since last August and boosting her net worth by $380 million. The bulk of her holdings are in Wal-Mart, the massive retailer founded by her father-in-law Sam Walton and his brother James in 1962. Christy has received nearly $350 million in Wal-Mart dividends after taxes in 2013.

  • Net Worth : $35.4 Billion
  • Co-Chair, Children’s Scholarship Fund
  • Age: 59
  • Source of Wealth: Wal-Mart, inherited
  • Residence: Jackson, WY
  • Country of Citizenship: United States
  • Marital Status: Widowed
  • Children: 1

Jim C. Walton:-

Jim C. Walton

Jim Walton is the youngest son of Sam Walton, the founder of world’s largest retailer Wal-Mart. On the 2013 Forbes list of world billionaires, Jim Walton is ranked at #14 with a net worth of $26.7 billion.

  • Net Worth : $26.8 billions
  • Born: June 7, 1948 (age 65), Newport, Arkansas, United States
  • Education: University of Arkansas (1971)
  • Siblings: Alice Walton, S. Robson Walton, John T. Walton
  • Parents: Helen Walton, Sam Walton
  • Children: Thomas Layton Walton, Alice Anne Walton

Alice Walton:-

Alice Walton

Alice Louise Walton is an American heiress to the fortune of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. She is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton, and sister of S. Robson Walton and Jim Walton.

  • Net Worth: $26.3 billions
  • Born: October 7, 1949 (age 64), Newport, Arkansas, United States
  • Education: Trinity University
  • Parents: Helen Walton, Sam Walton
  • Siblings: Jim C. Walton, S. Robson Walton, John T. Walton

S. Robson Walton:-

S. Robson Walton

Samuel Robson “Rob” Walton is the eldest son of Helen Walton and Sam Walton, founder of Walmart, the world’s largest retailer. He is Chairman of the company. In October 2012, Walton was listed as the 11th richest person in the world.

  • Net Worth: $26.1 Billions
  • Born: October 28, 1944 (age 69), Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
  • Siblings: Alice Walton, Jim C. Walton
  • Parents: Helen Walton, Sam Walton
  • Spouse: Melani Lowman-Walton (m. 2005), Carolyn Funk (m. ?–2000)
  • Education: Columbia Law School (1969), University of Arkansas (1966), Columbia University, The College of Wooster

Michael Bloomberg:-

Michael Bloomberg

Michael Rubens Bloomberg is an American business magnate, politician and philanthropist. He served as the 108th Mayor of New York City, holding office for three consecutive terms beginning with his first election in 2001.

  • Net Worth: $25 billion
  • Born: February 14, 1942 (age 71), St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Partner: Diana Taylor (2000–)
  • Previous office: Mayor of New York City (2002–2013)
  • Party: Independent
  • Spouse: Susan Brown (m. 1975–1993)

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