Forbes 400 Richest Americans

 
 
 
Rank Name Net Worth Age Residence Source
1 Bill Gates

Bill Gates

$59 B 55 Medina, Washington Microsoft
2 Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

$39 B 81 Omaha, Nebraska Berkshire Hathaway
3 Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

$33 B 67 Woodside, California Oracle
4 Charles Koch

Charles Koch

$25 B 75 Wichita, Kansas diversified
4 David Koch

David Koch

$25 B 71 New York, New York diversified
6 Christy Walton

Christy Walton

$24.5 B 56 Jackson, Wyoming Wal-Mart
7 George Soros

George Soros

$22 B 81 Katonah, New York hedge funds
8 Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson

$21.5 B 78 Las Vegas, Nevada casinos
9 Jim Walton

Jim Walton

$21.1 B 63 Bentonville, Arkansas Wal-Mart
10 Alice Walton

Alice Walton

$20.9 B 61 Fort Worth, Texas Wal-Mart
11 S. Robson Walton

S. Robson Walton

$20.5 B 67 Bentonville, Arkansas Wal-Mart
12 Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg

$19.5 B 69 New York, New York Bloomberg LP
13 Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

$19.1 B 47 Seattle, Washington Amazon.com
14 Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

$17.5 B 27 Palo Alto, California Facebook
15 Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

$16.7 B 38 Los Altos, California Google
15 Larry Page

Larry Page

$16.7 B 38 Palo Alto, California Google
17 John Paulson

John Paulson

$15.5 B 55 New York, New York hedge funds
18 Michael Dell

Michael Dell

$15 B 46 Austin, Texas Dell
19 Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer

$13.9 B 55 Hunts Point, Washington Microsoft
20 Forrest Mars

Forrest Mars

$13.8 B 80 Big Horn, Wyoming candy
20 Jacqueline Mars

Jacqueline Mars

$13.8 B 71 The Plains, Virginia candy
20 John Mars

John Mars

$13.8 B 75 Jackson, Wyoming candy, pet food
23 Paul Allen

Paul Allen

$13.2 B 58 Mercer Island, Washington Microsoft, investments
24 Phil Knight

Phil Knight

$13.1 B 73 Hillsboro, Oregon Nike
25 Carl Icahn

Carl Icahn

$13 B 75 New York, New York leveraged buyouts
26 Donald Bren

Donald Bren

$12 B 79 Newport Beach, California real estate
26 Anne Cox Chambers

Anne Cox Chambers

$12 B 91 Atlanta, Georgia media
26 Ronald Perelman

Ronald Perelman

$12 B 68 New York, New York leveraged buyouts
29 Abigail Johnson

Abigail Johnson

$11.7 B 49 Milton, Massachusetts Fidelity
30 James Simons

James Simons

$10.6 B 73 East Setauket, New York hedge funds
31 George Kaiser

George Kaiser

$10 B 69 Tulsa, Oklahoma oil & gas, banking
32 Len Blavatnik

Len Blavatnik

$9.5 B 54 London, N/A diversified
33 Harold Simmons

Harold Simmons

$9.3 B 80 Dallas, Texas investments
34 Jack Taylor

Jack Taylor

$9 B 89 St. Louis, Missouri Enterprise Rent-A-Car
35 Steve Cohen

Steve Cohen

$8.3 B 55 Greenwich, Connecticut hedge funds
36 Harold Hamm

Harold Hamm

$7.5 B 65 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma oil & natural gas
37 Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch

$7.4 B 80 New York, New York News Corp
38 James Goodnight

James Goodnight

$7.1 B 68 Cary, North Carolina SAS Institute
39 Philip Anschutz

Philip Anschutz

$7 B 71 Denver, Colorado investments
39 Andrew Beal

Andrew Beal

$7 B 58 Dallas, Texas banks, real estate
39 Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

$7 B 56 Palo Alto, California Apple, Pixar
39 Patrick Soon-Shiong

Patrick Soon-Shiong

$7 B 59 Los Angeles, California generic drugs
43 Samuel Newhouse

Samuel Newhouse

$6.6 B 83 New York, New York Conde Nast
44 Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio

$6.5 B 62 Greenwich, Connecticut hedge funds
44 Edward Johnson

Edward Johnson

$6.5 B 81 Boston, Massachusetts Fidelity
46 Charles Ergen

Charles Ergen

$6.4 B 58 Denver, Colorado EchoStar
46 Richard Kinder

Richard Kinder

$6.4 B 66 Houston, Texas pipelines
48 Eli Broad

Eli Broad

$6.3 B 78 Los Angeles, California investments
48 Leonard Lauder

Leonard Lauder

$6.3 B 78 New York, New York Estee Lauder
50 Pierre Omidyar

Pierre Omidyar

$6.2 B 44 Honolulu, Hawaii Ebay
50 Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt

$6.2 B 56 Atherton, California Google
52 Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren

$6.1 B 71 New York, New York Ralph Lauren
53 Jim Kennedy

Jim Kennedy

$6 B 63 Atlanta, Georgia media
53 Blair Parry-Okeden

Blair Parry-Okeden

$6 B 60 Scone, N/A media
55 Donald Newhouse

Donald Newhouse

$5.9 B 81 Somerset County, New Jersey Conde Nast
55 Ira Rennert

Ira Rennert

$5.9 B 77 Sagaponack, New York investments
57 Charles Butt

Charles Butt

$5.7 B 73 San Antonio, Texas supermarkets
58 David Geffen

David Geffen

$5.5 B 68 Malibu, California movies, music
59 Jeffrey Hildebrand

Jeffrey Hildebrand

$5.3 B 52 Houston, Texas Oil
60 Richard DeVos

Richard DeVos

$5 B 85 Holland, Michigan Amway
60 Richard LeFrak

Richard LeFrak

$5 B 66 New York, New York real estate
60 Frederik G.H. Meijer

Frederik G.H. Meijer

$5 B 91 Grand Rapids, Michigan supermarkets
60 Thomas Peterffy

Thomas Peterffy

$5 B 67 Greenwich, Connecticut discount brokerage
60 David Tepper

David Tepper

$5 B 54 Livingston, New Jersey hedge funds
60 Dennis Washington

Dennis Washington

$5 B 77 Missoula, Montana construction, mining
66 Robert Rowling

Robert Rowling

$4.7 B 57 Dallas, Texas investments
66 Stephen Schwarzman

Stephen Schwarzman

$4.7 B 64 New York, New York investments
66 Sam Zell

Sam Zell

$4.7 B 69 Chicago, Illinois real estate, private equity
69 Rupert Johnson

Rupert Johnson

$4.5 B 70 Burlingame, California Franklin Resources
69 John Malone

John Malone

$4.5 B 70 Elizabeth, Colorado cable television
69 John Menard

John Menard

$4.5 B 71 Eau Claire, Wisconsin Retail
72 Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

$4.4 B 78 Hillsborough, California financial services
73 Ray Lee Hunt

Ray Lee Hunt

$4.3 B 68 Dallas, Texas oil, real estate
73 Bruce Kovner

Bruce Kovner

$4.3 B 66 New York, New York hedge funds
75 Micky Arison

Micky Arison

$4.2 B 62 Bal Harbour, Florida Carnival Cruises
75 Leonard Stern

Leonard Stern

$4.2 B 73 New York, New York real estate
75 Daniel Ziff

Daniel Ziff

$4.2 B 39 New York, New York investments
75 Dirk Ziff

Dirk Ziff

$4.2 B 47 North Palm Beach, Florida investments
75 Robert Ziff

Robert Ziff

$4.2 B 45 New York, New York investments
80 Sumner Redstone

Sumner Redstone

$4.1 B 88 Beverly Hills, California Viacom
81 John Paul DeJoria

John Paul DeJoria

$4 B 67 Austin, Texas hair products, tequila
81 David Green

David Green

$4 B 69 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Hobby Lobby
81 William Koch

William Koch

$4 B 71 Palm Beach, Florida oil, investments
81 Roger Wang

Roger Wang

$4 B 62 Nanjing, Jiangsu retail
85 Leslie Wexner

Leslie Wexner

$3.8 B 74 New Albany, Ohio retail
86 Henry Kravis

Henry Kravis

$3.7 B 67 New York, New York leveraged buyouts
86 Gordon Moore

Gordon Moore

$3.7 B 82 Woodside, California Intel
88 Robert Bass

Robert Bass

$3.6 B 63 Fort Worth, Texas oil, investments
88 Jin Sook & Do Won Chang

Jin Sook & Do Won Chang

$3.6 B 56 Beverly Hills, California retail
88 Trevor Rees-Jones

Trevor Rees-Jones

$3.6 B 60 Dallas, Texas Oil & Gas
91 John Arnold

John Arnold

$3.5 B 37 Houston, Texas hedge funds
91 Dustin Moskovitz

Dustin Moskovitz

$3.5 B 27 San Francisco, California Facebook
91 Henry Ross Perot

Henry Ross Perot

$3.5 B 81 Dallas, Texas computer services, real estate
91 John Sall

John Sall

$3.5 B 63 Cary, North Carolina SAS Institute
91 Charles Schwab

Charles Schwab

$3.5 B 74 Atherton, California discount brokerage
96 Dannine Avara

Dannine Avara

$3.4 B 47 Houston, Texas pipelines
96 Gayle Cook

Gayle Cook

$3.4 B 77 Bloomington, Indiana medical devices
96 Scott Duncan

Scott Duncan

$3.4 B 28 Houston, Texas Pipelines
96 Milane Frantz

Milane Frantz

$3.4 B 42 Houston, Texas Pipelines
96 Bruce Halle

Bruce Halle

$3.4 B 81 Paradise Valley, Arizona Discount Tire
96 George Roberts

George Roberts

$3.4 B 68 Atherton, California leveraged buyouts
96 Randa Williams

Randa Williams

$3.4 B 50 Houston, Texas Pipelines
103 Ann Walton Kroenke

Ann Walton Kroenke

$3.3 B 62 Columbia, Missouri Wal-Mart
103 Ronald Lauder

Ronald Lauder

$3.3 B 67 New York, New York Estee Lauder
103 Ted Lerner

Ted Lerner

$3.3 B 85 Chevy Chase, Maryland real estate
103 Patrick McGovern

Patrick McGovern

$3.3 B 74 Hollis, New Hampshire media
107 Leon Black

Leon Black

$3.2 B 60 New York, New York private equity
107 Ron Burkle

Ron Burkle

$3.2 B 58 London, N/A supermarkets, investments
107 Paul Tudor Jones

Paul Tudor Jones

$3.2 B 56 Greenwich, Connecticut hedge funds
107 Stanley Kroenke

Stanley Kroenke

$3.2 B 64 Columbia, Missouri sports, real estate
107 George Lucas

George Lucas

$3.2 B 67 San Anselmo, California Star Wars
107 John A. Sobrato

John A. Sobrato

$3.2 B 72 Atherton, California real estate
107 Steven Udvar-Hazy

Steven Udvar-Hazy

$3.2 B 65 Beverly Hills, California aircraft leasing
114 Barbara Piasecka Johnson

Barbara Piasecka Johnson

$3.1 B 74 Monte Carlo, N/A Johnson & Johnson
114 Terrence Pegula

Terrence Pegula

$3.1 B 60 Boca Raton, Florida natural gas
114 Stephen Ross

Stephen Ross

$3.1 B 71 New York, New York real estate
117 Riley Bechtel

Riley Bechtel

$3 B 59 San Francisco, California engineering, construction
117 Stephen Bechtel

Stephen Bechtel

$3 B 86 San Francisco, California engineering, construction
117 Barbara Carlson Gage

Barbara Carlson Gage

$3 B 69 Long Lake, Minnesota hotels, restaurants
117 Martha Ingram

Martha Ingram

$3 B 76 Nashville, Tennessee book distribution, transportation
117 James Jannard

James Jannard

$3 B 62 San Juan Islands, Washington sunglasses
117 Kirk Kerkorian

Kirk Kerkorian

$3 B 94 Beverly Hills, California casinos, investments
117 Edward Lampert

Edward Lampert

$3 B 48 Greenwich, Connecticut investments
117 Marilyn Carlson Nelson

Marilyn Carlson Nelson

$3 B 72 Long Lake, Minnesota hotels, restaurants
117 Mitchell Rales

Mitchell Rales

$3 B 55 Potomac, Maryland manufacturing
117 Lynn Schusterman

Lynn Schusterman

$3 B 72 Tulsa, Oklahoma oil & gas, investments
117 Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

$3 B 64 Pacific Palisades, California movies
128 Haim Saban

Haim Saban

$2.9 B 66 Beverly Hills, California television
128 Donald Trump

Donald Trump

$2.9 B 65 New York, New York television, real estate
130 Robert Friedland

Robert Friedland

$2.8 B 61 Singapore, N/A mining
130 Thomas Frist

Thomas Frist

$2.8 B 73 Nashville, Tennessee health care
130 Victor Fung

Victor Fung

$2.8 B 65 Hong Kong, N/A Retail
130 Rodney Lewis

Rodney Lewis

$2.8 B 57 San Antonio, Texas natural gas
130 Warren Stephens

Warren Stephens

$2.8 B 54 Little Rock, Arkansas investment banking
130 David Sun

David Sun

$2.8 B 59 Irvine, California information technology
130 Joan Tisch

Joan Tisch

$2.8 B 85 New York, New York diversified
130 John Tu

John Tu

$2.8 B 70 Rolling Hills, California information technology
130 Steve Wynn

Steve Wynn

$2.8 B 69 Las Vegas, Nevada casinos, hotels
139 William Conway

William Conway

$2.7 B 62 McLean, Virginia leveraged buyouts
139 Daniel D'Aniello

Daniel D'Aniello

$2.7 B 65 Vienna, Virginia leveraged buyouts
139 Malcolm Glazer

Malcolm Glazer

$2.7 B 83 Palm Beach, Florida sports teams, real estate
139 Timothy Headington

Timothy Headington

$2.7 B 61 Dallas, Texas oil & gas, investments
139 Nancy Walton Laurie

Nancy Walton Laurie

$2.7 B 60 Henderson, Nevada Wal-Mart
139 James Leprino

James Leprino

$2.7 B 73 Indian Hills, Colorado cheese
139 David Murdock

David Murdock

$2.7 B 88 Los Angeles, California Dole, real estate
139 Steven Rales

Steven Rales

$2.7 B 60 Washington, District of Columbia manufacturing
139 David Rubenstein

David Rubenstein

$2.7 B 62 Bethesda, Maryland leveraged buyouts
139 Jeffrey Skoll

Jeffrey Skoll

$2.7 B 46 Los Altos, California Ebay
139 Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

$2.7 B 57 Chicago, Illinois Television
150 Charles Dolan

Charles Dolan

$2.6 B 84 Oyster Bay, New York cable television
150 Archie Aldis Emmerson

Archie Aldis Emmerson

$2.6 B 82 Redding, California timberland, lumber mills
150 Robert Holding

Robert Holding

$2.6 B 84 Sun Valley, Idaho oil, resorts
150 Pauline MacMillan Keinath

Pauline MacMillan Keinath

$2.6 B 77 St. Louis, Missouri Cargill Inc.
150 Cargill MacMillan

Cargill MacMillan

$2.6 B 84 Indian Wells, California Cargill Inc.
150 Whitney MacMillan

Whitney MacMillan

$2.6 B 82 Minneapolis, Minnesota Cargill Inc.
150 Daniel Och

Daniel Och

$2.6 B 50 New York, New York hedge funds
150 Igor Olenicoff

Igor Olenicoff

$2.6 B 69 Lighthouse Point, Florida real estate
150 Marion MacMillan Pictet

Marion MacMillan Pictet

$2.6 B - Hamilton, N/A Cargill Inc.
159 Stanley Druckenmiller

Stanley Druckenmiller

$2.5 B 58 New York, New York hedge funds
159 Tom Gores

Tom Gores

$2.5 B 47 Beverly Hills, California private equity
159 Anthony Pritzker

Anthony Pritzker

$2.5 B 50 Los Angeles, California hotels, investments
159 Jay Robert (J.B.) Pritzker

Jay Robert (J.B.) Pritzker

$2.5 B 46 Chicago, Illinois hotels, investments
159 David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller

$2.5 B 96 Sleepy Hollow, New York Standard Oil, banking
159 Donald Schneider

Donald Schneider

$2.5 B 75 Green Bay, Wisconsin trucking
159 Alfred Taubman

Alfred Taubman

$2.5 B 87 Bloomfield Hills, Michigan real estate
166 Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby

$2.4 B 78 San Francisco, California Dolby Laboratories
166 Randal Kirk

Randal Kirk

$2.4 B 57 Belspring, Virginia pharmaceuticals
166 Julian Robertson

Julian Robertson

$2.4 B 79 New York, New York hedge funds
166 Phillip Ruffin

Phillip Ruffin

$2.4 B 76 Las Vegas, Nevada casinos, real estate
166 Ty Warner

Ty Warner

$2.4 B 67 Oak Brook, Illinois Beanie Babies
171 Nicolas Berggruen

Nicolas Berggruen

$2.3 B 50 Beverly Hills, California investments
171 Christopher Cline

Christopher Cline

$2.3 B 53 North Palm Beach, Florida coal
171 Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

$2.3 B 53 Dallas, Texas online media
171 John Doerr

John Doerr

$2.3 B 60 Woodside, California venture capital
171 Ken Griffin

Ken Griffin

$2.3 B 42 Chicago, Illinois hedge funds
171 Tamara Gustavson

Tamara Gustavson

$2.3 B 49 Malibu, California self storage
171 Amos Hostetter

Amos Hostetter

$2.3 B 74 Boston, Massachusetts cable television
171 H. Wayne Huizenga

H. Wayne Huizenga

$2.3 B 73 Fort Lauderdale, Florida investments
171 H. Fisk Johnson

H. Fisk Johnson

$2.3 B 53 Racine, Wisconsin SC Johnson & Sons
171 Imogene Powers Johnson

Imogene Powers Johnson

$2.3 B 81 Racine, Wisconsin SC Johnson & Sons
171 S. Curtis Johnson

S. Curtis Johnson

$2.3 B 56 Racine, Wisconsin SC Johnson & Sons
171 Helen Johnson-Leipold

Helen Johnson-Leipold

$2.3 B 54 Racine, Wisconsin SC Johnson
171 Winnie Johnson-Marquart

Winnie Johnson-Marquart

$2.3 B 52 Virginia Beach, Virginia SC Johnson & Sons
171 Peter Kellogg

Peter Kellogg

$2.3 B 69 Short Hills, New Jersey investments
171 A. Jerrold Perenchio

A. Jerrold Perenchio

$2.3 B 80 Bel Air, California television
171 Richard Rainwater

Richard Rainwater

$2.3 B 67 Fort Worth, Texas real estate, energy, insurance
171 Ronda Stryker

Ronda Stryker

$2.3 B 57 Portage, Michigan medical technology
188 Peter Buck

Peter Buck

$2.2 B 80 Danbury, Connecticut Subway Restaurants
188 Jack Dangermond

Jack Dangermond

$2.2 B 66 Redlands, California mapping software
188 Fred DeLuca

Fred DeLuca

$2.2 B 63 Fort Lauderdale, Florida Subway Restaurants
188 Philip Falcone

Philip Falcone

$2.2 B 49 New York, New York hedge funds
188 Bill Gross

Bill Gross

$2.2 B 67 Laguna Beach, California investments
188 William Randolph Hearst

William Randolph Hearst

$2.2 B 62 San Francisco, California Hearst Corp
188 Diane Hendricks

Diane Hendricks

$2.2 B 64 Afton, Wisconsin roofing
188 Henry Hillman

Henry Hillman

$2.2 B 92 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania investments
188 Mary Alice Dorrance Malone

Mary Alice Dorrance Malone

$2.2 B 61 Coatesville, Pennsylvania Campbell Soup
188 George Mitchell

George Mitchell

$2.2 B 92 The Woodlands, Texas oil & gas
188 William Wrigley

William Wrigley

$2.2 B 47 Lake Forest, Illinois chewing gum
188 Mortimer Zuckerman

Mortimer Zuckerman

$2.2 B 74 New York, New York real estate, media
200 Lee Bass

Lee Bass

$2.1 B 55 Fort Worth, Texas oil, investments

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