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

Information Please® Database, © 2008 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Top Ten Richest Americans

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

8 Steps to Take Before Trying to Conceive
Planning to try for a new baby in the new year? Follow these preconception steps to help prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

6 Homemade Play Dough Recipes
Looking for a creative cure for cabin fever? Whip up one of these easy homemade play dough recipes with your child today!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!