Forbes has previously published a list of the world’s richest people with more than 1 billion in assets. The company recently published a list of 400 millionaires in the United States.
Coronavirus lockdown is a worldwide recession. But even this extravagance could not stop the wealth of the rich from overflowing. The fortunes of many US millionaires have also increased during the Corona period.
This time there are some surprises in the list of Forbes. This time 18 new millionaires have been added to the list. US President Donald Trump has fallen far behind in the Corona attack.
Top of the list is Amazon boss Jeff Bezos. He has been the richest man in America for the last three years. Bezos, 56, now has a net worth of ৭ 16.9 billion.
Microsoft chief Bill Gates is second on the list of millionaires. His total assets amount to 11 thousand one hundred million dollars. Bill and his wife Melina run the Get Foundation, the world’s largest charitable organization.
In third place is Facebook leader Mark Zuckerberg. His total assets are 6 billion dollars.
Warren Buffett, known as the “Oracle of Omaha”, is in fourth place. Buffett has more than 60 companies under Berkshire Hathaway. One of the most successful industrialists in America has a net worth of ৭ 6.3 billion.
Elon Musk, the owner of Tesla and SpaceX, is seventh on the list. His net worth is ৬ 7,600 million.
Alice Walton, the only daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton, is in tenth place. She ranks first among American women millionaires. His total assets amount to 6 thousand 230 million dollars.
Forbes’ list of the richest Americans includes seven Americans of Indian descent. Joy Chowdhury is at the top among them. In 2006, he founded the cybersecurity firm Zedskeller. He is ranked 85th on the list with a net worth of 800 million.
Indian-born people like Neeraj Shah, Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures, Ram Sriram, Rakesh Gangwal, and Anil Bhusari, CEO-founder of Workday, have also made it to the US millionaire list.
But the biggest surprise on this list of millionaires is US President Donald Trump. He has a real estate business. He has hotels and resorts in different countries of the world. But Trump’s business has suffered a major setback.
His net worth has dropped from ৩ 3.1 billion to 2.5 billion. Due to this, he has lagged far behind in the list of millionaires. Last year he was at number 285. From there, he dropped to 352 in the list this time
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