Richest Americans, 2014

The following table lists the richest Americans by their net worth as of 2014 and the industry in which they earned their fortune.



Rank Name Net Worth Company
1. Bill Gates $81 billion Microsoft
2. Warren Buffett $73 billion Berkshire Hathaway
3. Larry Ellison $54.8 billion Oracle
4. Charles Koch $42.2 billion manufacturing, energy
4. David Koch $42.2 billion manufacturing, energy
6. Christy Walton $41.6 billion Wal-Mart
7. Jim Walton $40.7 billion Wal-Mart
8. Alice Walton $39.2 billion Bloomberg LP
9. S. Robson Walton $39.1 billion Wal-Mart
10. Michael Bloomberg $35 billion Wal-Mart
Source: Forbes.com, 2014

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