Money is extremely important to lead a happy life. Excessive money is sometimes works as a blessing. Many people have money more than they need but there are 10 richest Americans whose money help whole world in making progress. So I have listed 10 richest Americans below. Have a brief look on their wealth and money. Some are self made, some are blessed by the forefathers but all have excellent fate that made them richest Americans. The list and the information of American billionaires is based on personal observations.
10. Alice Walon
An inheritor of Walton family whose total worth is $21.0 billion. She lives in Fortworth, Texas. She is married and has four children. She studied at Trinity University. She is the daughter of founder of Wal- Mart, Sam Walton. She is 61 years old and is looking forward to open a new crystal bridges museum.
9. Sheldon Adelson
He has total money of $21.0 billion. He is 78 years and earned many of his money from casinos. He lives in Las Vegas, Nevada and is totally a self made man. He is married and has five children. Basically, he was a son of a taxi cab driver and started his work as a mortgage broker. He has resorts and casinos in different countries of the world.
8. Jim Walton
63 years old Jim Walton is at ninth number. He has money of $21.0 billion. He inherited it in the form of Wal-Mart shopping malls. James “Jim” Walton is the youngest son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton. He is working as a Chairman of Arvest Bank which has branches in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. He gained his degree from University of Arkansas. He is happily married and has 4 children.
7. Christy Walton
Christy Walton and his family is one of the richest in USA.The world’s richest woman, Christy Walton is a widow who got her wealth from husband John Walton. They got $22.0 billion. More over they are running a chain of shopping malls namely Wal-Mart. She lives in Jackson, Wyoming. She is 56 years old.
6. George Soros
His age is 81 and net money is $22.0 billion. His source of income is Soros fund management. He is divorced and have three children. George attained his degree from London School of Economics. George Soros is best known for “breaking” the Bank of England in 1992. He is the CEO of Soros Fund Management.
5. David Koch
He is the richest resident of New York and fifth richest American of USA. He is a brother of Charles and together] they have a combined 84% stake in their company. His net worth is also same as his brother’s .He lives in New York and has contributed a lot in different companies and stocks. He is 5th in the list of top 10 richest Americans.
4. Charles Koch
His age is 75 and his fortune is diversified. His total worth is $25.0 billion. Charles Koch is the owner of Koch Industries and earned money from this source. He attained his degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is married and has two children. He lived in Kansas, and he is a major political contributor to the Republican National Committee (RNC).
3. Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison another rich American who is only 67 and his net wealth is $33.0 billion. He has thrice divorced and has only two children. He lives in California. He is the owner and CEO of the Oracle and earned money from this source. In his student life, he was dropped out from University of Chicago.
2. Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett age 81 is the second richest American. He studied at Colombia University and is a self made man. He possesses $39.0 billion and is a resident of Omaha. His net worth decreased to $39.o billion after donating a lot of many in charity homes. He has also submitted a large amount in Bank of America. He is second richest American billionaire.
1. Bill Gates
Bill Gates is just 55 years old and he is a self made man. He is the most famous man in the whole world. $59.0 billion is his net amount. As we know he is owner of Microsoft, so many awards are awarded on his name in this field. He has fortunes in other companies, stocks etc. So, Bill Gates is the richest American in the world.