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Wealthiest People in the United States (July 28, 2022)

Elon Musk

As of July 28, 2022, Alon Musk was the wealthiest man in the United States, with an estimated net worth of 255.2 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Jeff Bezos (No. 2, $146.6 billion), Bill Gates (No. 3, $106.6 billion); and Larry Ellison (No. 4, $104.5 billion).

Warren Buffett is the fifth-richest person in the United States, with a whopping $100.8 billion. Larry Page ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $97.5 billion, followed by Sergey Brin with $93.8 billion. Steve Ballmer is placed 8th with a net worth of $88.4 billion. Michael Bloomberg ($76.8 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in the United States.

  1. Elon Musk: $255.2 billion
  2. Jeff Bezos: $146.2 billion
  3. Bill Gates: $106.6 billion
  4. Larry Ellison: $104.5 billion
  5. Warren Buffett: $100.8 billion
  6. Larry Page: $97.5 billion 
  7. Sergey Brin: $93.8 billion
  8. Steve Ballmer: $88.4 billion
  9. Michael Bloomberg: $76.8 billion 
  10. Mark  Zuckerberg: $61.0 billion
  11. Jim Walton: $60.5 billion 
  12. Alice Walton: $59.6 billion
  13. Rob Walton: $59.4 billion
  14. Charles Koch: $55.4 billion
  15. Julia Koch & family: $55.4 billion
  16. Michael dell: $53.0 billion
  17. Phil Knight & family: $42.2 billion
  18. Mackenzie Scott: $35.8 billion
  19. John Mars: $32.0 billion
  20. Jacqueline Mars: $32.0 billion
  21. Stephen Schwarzman: $30.6 billion 
  22. Len Blavatnik: $29.5 billion 
  23. Jim Simons: $28.6 billion
  24. Miriam Adelson: $28.6 billion
  25. Ken Griffin: $25.8 billion

Detailed findings & methodology: CEOWORLD magazine put together a panel of experts to go over data points culled from virtually every reputable wealth tracking media outlet, including Bloomberg, The Richest, Money Inc, Cheat Sheet, GOBankingRates, Celebrity Net Worth, Wealthy Gorilla, Forbes, and more. Based on a consensus from these sources, the final decision for ranking was judged editorially. All data is for the most recent period available. Some were not included in the official statistics for various reasons, primarily due to the lack of necessary data. Just remember, these values and fluctuations are estimations based on a host of variables and publicly available documents. The margin of sampling error for the full data sample is plus or minus 1.2 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that, as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse, and measurement error——that could affect the results. All figures are in US dollars.

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