Ranking of American billionaires 2022 – Magazine Forbes It published its annual list of the 400 richest people in the USA. Looking at the total figure, in 2022, the “tyrants” in the United States turned out to be less wealthy. According to Forbes, the country’s 400 highest net worth individuals have experienced the stock market slowdown and, collectively, are 11% poorer than last year.
For the first time since the Great Recession, America’s super-rich have not gotten richer than the year before. The minimum net worth to be included in the list decreased by $200 million to $2.7 billion.
American billionaires in the ranking 2022 – Elon Musk at the top
At the top of the ranking, and for the first time ever, is the sponsor of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Muskwhich undermines the former CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos, which held the lead for four consecutive years. Musk is $60.5 billion richer this year, with a total of $251 billion, thanks to an 11% increase in Tesla shares and new funding rounds for SpaceX, while Bezos was hurt by a $27% drop in Amazon shares. The former CEO of the e-commerce platform is worth $100 billion less than Musk.
Microsoft founder completes the platform Bill GatesWhich, despite donations of $20 billion to its foundation, boasts an estimated fortune of $106 billion. Followed by the founder of Oracle in fourth place Larry Ellison (101 billion), then the Omaha revelation, Warren Buffett (97 billion). Then follow the Google founders: i see page And the Sergey Brin respectively 93 and 89 billion dollars.
In the eighth place we find Steve Ballmer. The 66-year-old, who headed Microsoft as an executive from 2000 to 2014 and still owns shares in the tech giant, is worth about $83 billion and is the owner of Los Angeles Clippers. This is the The first American miser to own a sports team. Completing the top ten Michael Bloombergco-founder of financial and media information firm Bloomberg LP, e Jim Waltonthe youngest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton.
For the first time since 2015, the founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg He is among the top ten richest people in America (ranked 11). Since September 2021, she has lost more than half of her fortune ($76.8 billion) with the collapse of Meta shares (-57%).
They are also in the ranking Phil Knight (17, 41.5 billion), Nike founder who retired as president in June 2016 after 52 years with the company, and Rupert Murdochformerly number one in Sky, which ranks 35th with assets of over 18 billion. Paul Singerfounder and partner of Elliott Fund (which recently sold the majority of AC Milan to RedBird) is ranked 171st with assets of 5.5 billion, while it is ranked 271st in the ranking placed by him. John William Henry ($4 billion) is the main owner of Liverpool through the Fenway Sports Group.
American billionaires ranking 2022 – from the top 30 in the ranking
This is the list of the 30 richest men in the USA:
- Elon Musk: $251 billion
- Jeff Bezos: 151 billion.
- Bill Gates: $106 billion
- Larry Ellison: 101 billion
- Warren Buffett: 97 billion
- Larry Page: 93 billion
- Sergey Brin: 89 billion
- Steve Ballmer: 83 billion;
- Michael Bloomberg: 76.8 billion
- Jim Walton: 57.9 billion
- Mark Zuckerberg: 57.7 billion;
- Rob Walton: 56.7 billion
- Charles Koch: 56 billion
- Julia Koch: 56 billion;
- Alice Walton: 55.7 billion
- Michael Dell: 50 billion
- Phil Knight: 41.5 billion
- McKinsey Scott: 37.7 billion
- Jacqueline Mars: 37 billion;
- John Mars: 37 billion
- Ken Griffin: 30.8 billion
- Len Blavatnik: 30.7 billion;
- Jeff Yas: 30 billion
- Stephen Schwarzman: 29.1 billion;
- Jim Simmons: 28.1 billion;
- Miriam Adelson: 26.4 billion;
- Leonard Lauder: 21.9 billion
- Harold Hamm: 21.1 billion;
- Abigail Johnson: 20.5 billion
- Lucas Walton: 20.5 billion.
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