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The 20 Wealthiest People In New York, 2020

Michael Bloomberg

With an estimated net worth of $55 billion, investor, media mogul, and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is the richest person in New York. The son of a book-keeper, Bloomberg was born in 1942 into a middle-class family. Several of New York’s largest business heirs and entrepreneurs have once again made Forbes’ list of the 400 richest people in the United States. These New York billionaires made the Forbes 400 wealthiest list.

From former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to investor George Soros, we’ve picked out some of the 20 wealthiest locals who made the cut.

  1. Michael Bloomberg: $55 billion
  2. Julia Koch & family: $45 billion
  3. Jim Simons: $23.5 billion
  4. Stephen Schwarzman: $19.1 billion\
  5. Leonard Lauder: $17.4 billion
  6. Rupert Murdoch & family: $17.1 billion
  7. Carl Icahn: $14 billion
  8. Donald Newhouse: $13.7 billion
  9. Leon Black: $8.7 billion
  10. George Soros: $8.6 billion
  11. Israel Englander: $7.2 billion
  12. Valerie Mars: $7.2 billion
  13. Stephen Ross: $7.2 billion
  14. Chase Coleman, III.: $6.9 billion
  15. David Shaw: $6.5 billion
  16. David Siegel: $6.5 billion
  17. Henry Kravis: $6.4 billion
  18. Ronald Perelman: $6.2 billion
  19. Ralph Lauren: $5.6 billion
  20. Bruce Kovner: $5.3 billion

The Top 10 wealthiest people in New York, 2020

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