He’s the richest person in your state, according to Forbes

(NEXSTAR) – Every year, Forbes publishes a list of the richest people in the United States. In recent history, the list has included national figures like Donald Trump, Mark Cuban and Warren Buffett, but it also includes people with greater reputations. at home.

The Forbes list features the 400 richest people living in America who made their fortunes from tech companies, retailers, investments, real estate and more. These billionaires range in age from 20 to 90 and together are worth $4 trillion.

Elon Musk, the man behind Tesla and SpaceX, is America’s richest person with a net worth of $251 billion. He edged Jeff Bezos, whose wealth comes from Amazon, by $100 billion. The top 10 includes Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett, Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg LP’s Michael Bloomberg and Walmart’s Jim Walton.

With a total of 80 billionaires, California had the most people on the list. New York had the second highest number at 65, followed by Texas at 43 and Florida at 42. Although only eight of the Forbes 400 call it home, Washington had the most individuals ranking in the top 10 of all states – Bezos, Gates and Ballmer.

Ten states did not have a resident who met the Forbes ranking criteria: Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Maine, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont and West Virginia.

Below is a list of the richest people in each state, along with their net worth and source of wealth, according to Forbes.

StateLast nameGeneral classificationNet valueSource
ArizonaMarc Shoen214$4.8 billionU Haul
ArkansasJim Waltonten$57.9 billionwalmart
CaliforniaLarry Page6$93 billionGoogle
ColoradoPhilip Anschutz56$11 billionInvestments
ConnecticutRay Dalio32$19.1 billionBridgewater Associates
FloridaThomas Peterffy31$20.3 billionInteractive brokers
GeorgiaJim Kennedy77$8.4 billionCox Enterprises
Hawaiilarry ellison4$101 billionOracle
IdahoFrank VanderSloot351$3.1 billionMelaleuca
IllinoisKen Griffin21$30.8 billionCitadel
IndianaCarl Cook66$9.7 billioncook group
IowaHarry Stine93$7.7 billionStine Seed
KansasCharles Koch13$56 billionKoch Industries
KentuckyTamara Gustavson83$8.1 billionpublic storage
LouisianaGaelle Benson224$4.7 billionNew Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans
MarylandStephen Bisciotti143$6.4 billionAerotek, Allegis Group, Baltimore Ravens
MassachusettsAbigail Johnson29$20.5 billionLoyalty investments
MichiganDaniel Gilbert40$17.3 billionAccelerate lending
MissouriJohn Morris92$7.8 billionBass Pro Shops
MontanaDennis Washington150$6.3 billionWashington Businesses
Nebraskawarren buffet5$97 billionBerkshire Hathaway
NevadaMiriam Adelson and her family26$26.4 billionLas Vegas Sands
New HampshireRick Cohen and his family99$7.6 billionC&S Wholesale Grocers
New JerseyRocco Commisso93$7.7 billionMediacom
New YorkMichael Bloomberg9$76.8 billionBloomberg LP
North CarolinaTim Sweeney99$7.6 billionepic games
OhioThe Wexners & family155$6 billionL Brands (Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Boy Works)
OklahomaHarold Ham and his family28$21.1 billionContinental Resources
OregonPhil Knight and his family17$41.5 billionNike
PennsylvaniaJeff Yas23$30 billionInternational Susquehanna Group
Rhode IslandJonathan Nelson351$3.1 billionProvidence Equity Partners
Caroline from the southRobert Faith190$5.2 billiongray star
TennesseeThomas Frist, Jr. and his family42$17 billionHospital Corp. from america
TexasElon Musk1$251 billionTesla, Space X
UtahGail Miller271$4 billionLarry H. Miller Group
VirginiaJacqueline Mars19$37 billionMarch
WashingtonJeff Bezos2$151 billionAmazon
WisconsinJohn Menard, Jr. 42$17 billionMenards DIY store
WyomingJohn March19$37 billionMarch

The richest woman on the Forbes list is Julia Koch, who along with her three children inherited a 42% stake in Koch Industries after her husband David died in August 2019. She is followed by Alice Walton , the only daughter of Walmart founder Sam. Walton. They rank 13th and 15th respectively (there is no 14th, Koch and his brother-in-law Charles Koch tied for 13th).

Notably missing from the top 10 are Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg, who first left the list in 2014. Twenty-two people on the list, including Donald Trump, who made the list before and fell off it, are back. Again.

Forbes also found that of the 400 richest people in America, 275 created their wealth while the rest inherited it. You can view the full list on the Forbes website here. This was the 41st edition of the publication’s Forbes 400.


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