One of the heirs of Wal-Mart fortune, Alice Walton makes it on the list of the top ten billionaires. The company was founded in 1962 by father Sam. Her fortune is worth $ 39.1 billion and she is long focused on curating art.
9. Jim Walton
He is the largest shareholder in Wal-Mart with stake exceeding $31 billion. His fortune is worth $40.5 billion. He is the youngest child of the founder and he still sits on the board of directors.
8. David Koch
His spheres of influence philanthropy, business and politics and he is worth $41.2 billion. Together with his brother they continue to expand their business to make more money.
7. Charles Koch
His real time net worth is $41.2 billion. His source of wealth is diversified. He is 79 years and is a resident of the United States. His company is currently the 2nd biggest private company in the United States.
6. Christy Walton & family
She is the co chair of children’s scholarship fund and is worth $41.4 billion. Her source of wealth is Wal-Mart and she is a citizen of America.She is also a philanthropist and a champion of the rights of women.
5. Larry Ellison
He is the founder and founder of oracle and his fortune is at $56 billion. He had reported that he would step down but he did not and still continues to run the company making more money thus increasing his fortune.
4. Amancio Ortega
His real time net worth is $61.8 and his source of wealth is self made and retail. He is a citizen of Spain and is married with 3 children. He added $7 billion to his fortune in 2013.
3. Carlos Slim Helu and family
His real time net worth is $71.2 billion and his source of wealth is self made telecom. He is a citizen of Mexico and is widowed. His America Movil owns telecom operations in about eighteen countries in America.
2. Warren Buffet
His real time net worth is $74.4 billion. He is the CEO at Berkshire Hathaway and his source of wealth is self made. He is 84 years and is still at the top of his game both philanthropically and professionally.
1. Bill Gates
Bill Gates is the richest man in America. He is worth $ 81.2 B and he is using his billions to effect major social changes around the world. He is the co founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. His source of wealth is self made and Microsoft and is a citizen of the United States.