Forbes merilis 400 orang paling kaya di Amerika edisi 2013.

Mark dari Facebook kembali di posisi ke 23 dalam daftar tahunan Forbes. di tahun 2016

Tahun lalu Mark Zuckerberg hanya menduduki rangking 36, sekarang memiliki kekayaan sekitar $19 milyar. naik $9,4 milyar dibanding data tahun lalu.

Microsoft Bill Gates tidak pernah tergeser selama 20 tahun, dan tetap berada di rangking satu. Posisi ke 2 om Warren Buffet raja media. Untuk wanita terkaya di dunia dipegang Christy Walton dan keluarga, di ikuti Alice Alton yang keduanya pemilik Walmart.

Penting tidaknya orang kaya di Amerika, tentu saja penting. Beberapa dari mereka mau menyumbangkan uangnya untuk penelitian atau proyek yang tidak biasa. Bill Gates memiliki yayasan badan amal yang mengelola sumbangan uang dari Bill Gates sendiri. Gordon More mantan pendiri Intel mau membuat teleskop raksasa untuk meneliti antariksa. Atau Eric Schmidt mendanai penelitian di bidang lautan.

Tahun 2017
Jeff Bezos pemimpin perusahaan Amazon. Baru saja mengantikan posisi Bill Gates di posisi pertama orang paling kaya di dunia.
Dan menjadi orang pertama yang memiliki kekayaan pada angka 90 miliar dollar. Walau tidak berbeda jauh dibanding Bill Gates, sekitar $500 juta lebih banyak. Maklum Bill Gates lebih banyak membuang uangnya untuk yayasan amal.
Setidaknya Bill Gates dan Melinda telah menyumbang 31 miliar dollar untuk yayasan amal mereka.

Jeff Bezos naik ke rangking satu karena harga saham perusahaan Amazon naik 1,6% pada hari Kamis lalu. Menambah keuntungan tambahan untuk  Jeff Bezos sebesar $1,4 miliar.
Sekarang namanya harus berada di 7 orang terkaya di dunia, dan 3 warganegara Amerika terkaya dengan Bill Gates dan Berkshire Hathaway.

Kombinasi data tahun 2013 dengan 2017 daftar orang terkaya di Amerika.
Nama - kekayaan, tinggal dan bisnis usaha
Jeff Bezos -$90,6 B - Seattle, Washington Amazon.com
Bill Gates - $90 B 57 Medina, Washington Microsoft
Warren Buffett - $58.5 B 83 Omaha, Nebraska Berkshire Hathaway
Larry Ellison - $41 B 69 Woodside, California Oracle
Charles Koch - $36 B 77 Wichita, Kansas diversified
David Koch - $36 B 73 New York, New York diversified
Christy Walton & family - $35.4 B 58 Jackson, Wyoming Wal-Mart
Jim Walton - $33.8 B 65 Bentonville, Arkansas Wal-Mart
Alice Walton - $33.5 B 63 Fort Worth, Texas Wal-Mart
S. Robson Walton - $33.3 B 69 Bentonville, Arkansas Wal-Mart
Michael Bloomberg - $31 B 71 New York, New York Bloomberg LP
Sheldon Adelson - $28.5 B 80 Las Vegas, Nevada casinos
Larry Page - $24.9 B 40 Palo Alto, California Google
Sergey Brin - $24.4 B 40 Los Altos, California Google
Forrest Mars, Jr. - $20.5 B 82 Big Horn, Wyoming candy
Jacqueline Mars - $20.5 B 73 The Plains, Virginia candy
John Mars - $20.5 B 77 Jackson, Wyoming candy
Carl Icahn - $20.3 B 77 New York, New York Investments
George Soros - $20 B 83 Katonah, New York hedge funds
Mark Zuckerberg - $19 B 29 Palo Alto, California Facebook
Steve Ballmer - $18 B 57 Hunts Point, Washington Microsoft
Len Blavatnik - $17.8 B 56 London diversified
Abigail Johnson - $17.2 B 51 Milton, Massachusetts money management
Phil Knight - $16.3 B 75 Hillsboro, Oregon Nike
Michael Dell - $15.9 B 48 Austin, Texas Dell
Paul Allen - $15.8 B 60 Mercer Island, Washington Microsoft, investments
Donald Bren - $14 B 81 Newport Beach, California real estate
Ronald Perelman - $14 B 70 New York, New York leveraged buyouts
Anne Cox Chambers - $13.5 B 93 Atlanta, Georgia media
Rupert Murdoch & family - $13.4 B 82 New York, New York media
Ray Dalio - $12.9 B 64 Greenwich, Connecticut hedge funds
Charles Ergen - $12.5 B 60 Denver, Colorado Dish Network
Harold Hamm - $12.4 B 67 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma oil & gas
James Simons - $12 B 75 East Setauket, New York hedge funds
Laurene Powell Jobs & family - $11.7 B 49 Palo Alto, California Apple, Disney
John Paulson - $11.4 B 57 New York, New York hedge funds
Jack Taylor & family - $11.4 B 91 St. Louis, Missouri Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Philip Anschutz - $10.3 B 73 Denver, Colorado investments
Richard Kinder - $10.2 B 68 Houston, Texas pipelines
George Kaiser - $10 B 71 Tulsa, Oklahoma oil & gas, banking
Harold Simmons - $10 B 82 Dallas, Texas investments
Andrew Beal - $9.8 B 60 Dallas, Texas banks, real estate
Steve Cohen - $9.4 B 57 Greenwich, Connecticut hedge funds
Edward Johnson, III. - $9.3 B 83 Boston, Massachusetts Investments
Patrick Soon-Shiong - $9 B 61 Los Angeles, California pharmaceuticals
Samuel Newhouse, Jr. - $8.9 B 85 New York, New York Media
Charles Butt & family - $8.5 B 75 San Antonio, Texas supermarkets
Pierre Omidyar - $8.5 B 46 Honolulu, Hawaii Ebay
Elaine Marshall & family - $8.3 B 71 Dallas, Texas diversified
Hank & Doug Meijer - $8.3 B - Grand Rapids, Michigan supermarkets
Eric Schmidt - $8.3 B 58 Atherton, California Google
Donald Newhouse - $8.2 B 83 Somerset County, New Jersey Media
David Tepper - $7.9 B 56 Livingston, New Jersey hedge funds
Ralph Lauren - $7.7 B 73 New York, New York Ralph Lauren
Stephen Schwarzman - $7.7 B 66 New York, New York private equity
Leonard Lauder - $7.6 B 80 New York, New York Estee Lauder
John Menard, Jr. - $7.5 B 73 Eau Claire, Wisconsin retail
James Goodnight - $7.2 B 70 Cary, North Carolina software
Eli Broad - $6.9 B 80 Los Angeles, California investments
Richard DeVos - $6.8 B 87 Holland, Michigan Amway
Jim Kennedy - $6.7 B 65 Atlanta, Georgia media
John Malone - $6.7 B 72 Elizabeth, Colorado cable television
Elon Musk - $6.7 B 42 Los Angeles, California Tesla Motors
Blair Parry-Okeden - $6.7 B 62 Scone media
David Duffield - $6.4 B 72 Blackhawk, California business software
Herbert Kohler, Jr. & family - $6.4 B 74 Kohler, Wisconsin plumbing fixtures
Thomas Peterffy - $6.4 B 68 Greenwich, Connecticut discount brokerage
S. Truett Cathy - $6 B 92 Hampton, Georgia Chick-fil-A
David Geffen - $6 B 70 Malibu, California movies, music
Micky Arison - $5.9 B 64 Bal Harbour, Florida Carnival Cruises
Sumner Redstone - $5.8 B 90 Beverly Hills, California Media
Dennis Washington - $5.8 B 79 Missoula, Montana construction, mining
Leslie Wexner - $5.7 B 76 New Albany, Ohio retail
Ray Lee Hunt - $5.6 B 70 Dallas, Texas oil, real estate
Charles Johnson - $5.6 B 80 Hillsborough, California money management
Richard LeFrak & family - $5.6 B 68 New York, New York real estate
Dannine Avara - $5.5 B 49 Houston, Texas pipelines
Scott Duncan - $5.5 B 30 Houston, Texas pipelines
Milane Frantz - $5.5 B 44 Houston, Texas pipelines
Jeffery Hildebrand - $5.5 B 54 Houston, Texas Oil
Rupert Johnson, Jr. - $5.5 B 72 Burlingame, California money management
Ira Rennert - $5.5 B 79 New York, New York investments
Randa Williams - $5.5 B 52 Houston, Texas pipelines
Stanley Kroenke - $5.3 B 66 Columbia, Missouri sports, real estate
Leon Black - $5.2 B 62 New York, New York private equity
Gayle Cook - $5.2 B 79 Bloomington, Indiana medical devices
Dustin Moskovitz - $5.2 B 29 San Francisco, California Facebook
Patrick McGovern - $5.1 B 76 Hollis, New Hampshire media