Top Ten Richest Americans in 2015




2.warren-buffet.jpgPractice makes a man perfect! Likewise money makes a man richest. Believe me or not, one can never deny the power and influence of money and the aim to become rich. There are a good many big names of the world and they have proven their being an illegitimate rich. The world’s ranking of richest people includes a majority of those belonging to United States. They have been working on growth of making more money out of their stakes and taking their fortune to another level of success.

We have listed the top richest personalities of America in 2015:

Bill gates

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With the most handsome estimated net worth of $81billion, the first name that rules the nowadays’ list of richest is none other than Bill Gates. Not a need to introduce him since he has made his name shine all around the world by introducing Microsoft to people out there. A business magnate, philanthropist, computer programmer and inventor are all names describing this one man. He has been consistently ranked the wealthiest person of the world since his innovation in Pc software.

Warren Buffet

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The most successful investor of the 20th century, yes he is none other than Warren Buffet claiming second spot on the list of richest. He is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway. He has been consistently ranked the world’s wealthiest as well as influential person in the world. 2015 again comes to bring him on second spot with a net worth of $73 billion.

3. Larry Ellison

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Larry Ellison, an entirely business oriented personality of United States has been a successful investor since his inception. He was chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation and earned his best fortune out of it. According to Forbes, his net worth has been estimated to $55 billion, of 2015.

Charles Koch

Chairman and CEO, Koch Industries

<strong>2004-08 Giving*</strong> $246 million

David Koch's older brother, Charles Koch focuses on libertarian causes, giving money for academic and public policy research and social welfare around strict conservative ideals. He co-founded the Cato Institute and contributes to groups such as the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. Other recipients of Koch's charity include Florida State University, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, the Bill of Rights Institute, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Salvation Army, and Koch Cultural Trust (formerly Kansas Cultural Trust).

<cite>*Based on public records and interviews with donors
Data: BusinessWeek, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University</cite>

Not a single soul would deny the success and influence of Koch industries. Charles Koch is one of the sons of Fred C Koch, the founder of Koch industries. He has been serving as co-owner, chairman and chief executive of their business. He has inherited the business from his father and compiled it to a net worth of $42.3 billion.

David Koch

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Calling him a master of all trades would never go wrong for he has been a businessman, philanthropist, political activist and chemical engineer at the same time. All this contributes him earning his fortune but the most prominent is of course is the inherited business from his father that is Koch Industries. He has been serving as executive vice president of Koch industries with a net worth of $42.3 billion.

Christy Walton

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Christy Walton, the first name from one of the richest and renowned family of United States, occupies sixth position on the overall list of richest ones and tops the list of richest women in the world. Huge thing definitely it is. The 50 years old daughter-in-law of Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart, largest retailers has earned her fortune after the death of her husband John Walton. The net worth has been estimated to $41.5 billion according to Forbes.

Jim Walton

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Third child of Sam Walton, co founder of Wal-Mart, Jim Walton is by occupation the chairman of Arvest Bank Group. Being a follower of his family trend, he is one of another richest name of the world. He is the largest shareholder of the retail giant with an estimated net worth of $40.5 billion.

Alice Walton

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An American heiress of Wal Mart Stores, Alice Walton, the daughter of Sam Walton appears to be the next name on the list. Alice Walton holds a net worth of $39 billion which she has inherited from her father‘s business along with her two brothers.

S. Robson Walton

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This is not enough with the Walton family, the rich ones. Samuel Robson Walton we have got next on our list with a net worth of $39 billion. The eldest son of the family of Wal-Mart is the chairman of the company. He was at 17th spot in the richest ones list of 2013.

Michael Bloomberg

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Michael Rubens Bloomberg, one of the renowned names of United States, is a business magnate, politician and philanthropist. Last on the list but not least in any ways in his field of perfection. The 72 years old man has stood like a rock in his time of struggles and a perfect example of self made personalities of the world. His company brought a revolution in world of finance in 2002 and Bloomberg couldn’t resist becoming a billionaire. The net worth is estimated to $35 billion of this ex mayor of New York.

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Comments

  1. Warren buffet and Bill Gates are my favorite 😛 , @Nida i think there is some problem of html in Charles Koch section in this article.

  2. It really feels happy when you find out your inspirational personality is listed on the top of richest list. Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are my favorite richest americans.



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