Top 20 Richest People In America in 2013!

top 20 richest americans in 2013There is no Doubt that The United States of America is more or less ruling the world. This super power has the strongest economy, and the nation’s wealthiest top ten personalities are worth a combined $1.53 trillion. Learning from their lives, experiences and strategies, you will surely find a self motivating power within you that is the only key to achieve your goals.

The Following are the Top 10 Richest People of America of 2013.

1)Bill Gates

Net Worth: $66 Billion
Source of Wealth: Microsoft

Bill Gates
The world’s biggest computer software company, Microsoft’s owner, Bill Gates, is an inspirational body for my developing software engineers. He is a talented American business magnate and great philanthropist as he once decided to praise Ireland’s commitment to overseas development aid even during their own economic troubles and given away $28bn to eradicate polio.

2)Warren Buffett

Net Worth: $46 Billion
Source of Wealth: Berkshire Hathway

Warren Buffett
Perfection comes with experience and this phrase surely defines 82 year old Mr. Buffett, who had enough experience to be best, unbeatable and most successful investor of 20th century. Under the teaching of Ben graham in Columbia, he surely mastered in every skill of marketing. He says, “Tomorrow is uncertain but the future, the longer future is always certain. And that’s what you have to keep an eye on.” This attitude keeps him building a huge stakes in companies. The wealthiest business tycoon has recently bought the largest Solar Energy Project in the World.

3)Larry Ellison

Net Worth: $41 Billion
Source of Wealth: Oracle

Larry Ellison
Business is not something learned through academic textbooks, but rather an innate gift and surely Ellison is heavily blessed with it. The Co-founder and chief executive of Oracle Corporation, which is the world leading supplier of software for information management and second largest independent software company that is boasting revenues of more than $9.7 billion, is the most flamboyant and outspoken businessmen of the century.

4)Charles Koch

Net Worth: $31 Billion
Source of Wealth: diversified

Chairman and CEO, Koch Industries
Mr. Koch has dropped in the list because the fortune of the richest men down more than 25% in past six months as chemical, fertilizers and oil market collapse. His companies are employing more than 70,000 workers in 60 countries and now his companies have stakes in pipelines, polymers, refineries etc.

5)David Koch

Net Worth: $31 Billion
Source of Wealth: Diversified

“Hosting on can earn you billions”, sounds hard to believe only if you haven’t heard of Kochie, formally known as David Koch. He is an outspoken Australian television presenter and financial commentator, political activist and a chemical engineer, who turn the heavy oil into gasoline. He is one of the billionaire brothers who co-own Koch industry and a pure finance nerd. He is Australia‘s foremost business and finance commentator.

6)Christy Walton & family

Net Worth: $27.9 Billion
Source of Wealth: Wal-Mart

Christy Walton & family
Mrs. Walton inherited the fortune as she is a widow of John T. Walton, one of the sons of Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart. She received almost $200 million Wal-Mart dividends in the past six months.

7)Jim Walton

Net Worth: $26.8 Billion
Source of Wealth: Wal-Mart

Jim Walton
The little boy of Sam Walton stands No. 7 on the list of richest man is the president of CNN worldwide and is soon going to handover the news giant to a new chief.

8)Alice Walton

Net Worth: $26.3 Billion
Source of Wealth: Wal-Mart

Alice Walton
Another kid from a Walton family is on the list of richest Americans. Alice is the daughter of Sam Walton who inherited the business skills blended with heiress to the fortune of her family. She put up her new museum in Bentonville, set around an artificial lake and nestled in woodlands, where exhibiting art from colonial times on up to the 21st century.

9)S. Robson Walton

Net Worth: $26.1 Billion
Source of Wealth: Wal-Mart

S. Robson Walton
Big Brother are always more smarter, more responsible and even more intelligent, similarly the eldest son of Sam Walton is leading business tycoon and largest retailer.” You have to coach with a plan and a goal in mind.” The top college baseball coach in the country has gone from renowned pitching guru to respected and ultra successful skipper within eight years.

10)Michael Bloomberg

Net Worth: $25 Billion
Source of Wealth: Bloomberg LP

Michael Bloomberg
The Mayor of New York City and independent leader on national issues is residing 10th on the list. He is also a leading business magnet and also listed No. 16 in the Forbes list of Powerful people.

11)Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $23.2 Billion
Source of Wealth:

Jeff Bezos, it’s a reliable source to shop and has given a new horizon to the e-commerce. Mr. Jeff played a major role in the growth of e-commerce. He founded Amazon 16 years ago and today he is best CEO on the planet according to Harvard Business Review’s latest ranking.

12)Sheldon Adelson

Net Worth: $20.5 Billion
Source of Wealth: Casinos

Sheldon Adelson
Casino magnet is well known in the moves of buying U.S elections. He vowed to spend around $100 million to defeat president Obama.

13)Sergey Brin

Net Worth: $20.3 Billion
Source of Wealth: Google

Sergey Brin

The director of Google, well known as Enlighten Man the legend in the world in of computers, is currently working upon Glass wearable computers.

14)Larry Page

Net Worth: $20.3 Billion
Source of Wealth: hedge funds

Larry Page
A true symbol of self made human. He age just 39 however he can think hundred years ahead of him and that is the reason he is one of the owner of Google. He is fond of thinking out of the box and that is the reason once a company getting sold to yahoo is now worth more than it which is around $250 billion approx last year.

15)George Soros

Net Worth: $19 Billion
Source of Wealth: $19 Billion

George Soros
He is a business man, investor and a big hearted philanthropist. It won’t be wrong to call him GURU of investors. He showed world the real strategy of money making and how to make smart moves to earn the maximum out of minimum investment. Since 1979 he has given away estimated amount of $8.5 billion in different sectors of education and health.

16)Forrest Mars, Jr.

Net Worth: $17Billion
Source of Wealth: candy

Forrest Mars, Jr.
He is one of the owners of the largest candy factory of world that is Mars. At the age of 81 he’s still growing the candy business is at its boom. Currently he shares $33billion sales of mars with his sister Jacqueline Mars.

17)Jacqueline Mars

Net Worth: $17 Billion
Source of Wealth: Candy

Jacqueline Mars
She along with his two brothers John and Forest Jr. Mars, own one of the largest candy company of the world. According to Forbes she is fourth richest woman of America and 52nd in the world.

18)John Mars

Net Worth: $17 Billion
Source of Wealth: Candy

John Mars
The owner of one of the most tasty chocolate and gums ever existed in this planet earth that includes Mars and Wrigley’s, which he took acquisition in 2008 on a heavy payment of $23billion.

19)Steve Ballmer

Net Worth: $15.9 Billion
Source of Wealth: Microsoft

Steve Ballmer
He is one of the very influential people of the world and currently resides on the top most position CEO of the largest computer based company Microsoft.

20)Paul Allen

Net Worth: $15Billion
Source of Wealth: $15 Billion

DreamWorks-Paul Allen
The well known co-founder of space pioneer & Microsoft with Bill Gates is an American investor, philanthropist, Seahawks & Blazers team owner, and guitarist. He has been using his own technology, movie-sorting app which is now available for the rest of us as Fayve app, which is use in managing personal collection of videos. He is also an author of the fabulous book “Idea Man”.

That is all for now. America is, one of those countries that hold the huge part of fortune of the world.

Best Wishes,

5 thoughts on “Top 20 Richest People In America in 2013!”

  1. if only i can become the second one in my country would be… 😉
    nice post! really enjoy reading about them. .
    Dear Nida, i wish to request post on young entrepreneurs and their income 😀

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