The share of wealth held by the Forbes 400 more than doubled from $US1.27 trillion in 2009 to nearly $US3 trillion this year. That marks a significant increase encouraged by a combination of sliding tax rates, stock market growth, and the economic recovery, according to Gabriel Zucman, an economist at […]
For 37 years, Forbes has released an annual ranking of the 400 richest Americans. Business Insider obtained a partial copy of the first Forbes 400 list published in 1982. Comparing it with the 2019 version shows key differences in how wealth was tracked and described then versus today. On the […]
Not all famous people are as rich as everyone thinks they are. Abigail Disney, the granddaughter of The Walt Disney Company cofounder Roy Disney, is worth less than the company’s current CEO, according to Forbes estimates. And despite their penchant for flashy displays of wealth, few Hollywood stars are actually […]
Every year since 1982, Forbes has released a ranking of the 400 richest Americans. Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett have dominated the top of the list in recent years, but only two people have made the list every single year since its inception. Forbes confirmed to Business Insider […]
Forbes released its 2019 edition of the Forbes 400 list, which ranks the wealthiest people in America. Individuals need a minimum net worth of $US2.1 billion to make the list. Many of the women on the overall list are heiresses; only 11 “self-made” women cracked the top 400. The 11 […]
On October 2, Forbes released the “Forbes 400,” the company’s annual ranking of the wealthiest Americans. Inclusion on the list requires a minimum net worth of $US2.1 billion; those whose fortunes dip below that amount will fall off the list. Among the 27 billionaires who were present on the list […]
Forbes just released the 2020 edition of the World’s Billionaires List, which ranks the wealthiest people in the world. Many of the world’s richest women hail from the US. Some American women on the list are related to one another and several, like MacKenzie Bezos and Julia Koch, are newcomers. […]
Forbes released its 2019 edition of the Forbes 400 list, which ranks the richest billionaires in America. Individuals must have a minimum net worth of $US2.1 billion to make the list. When Forbes published its first list of the 400 richest Americans in 1982, the richest person in the country […]
Forbes released its 2020 edition of the World’s Billionaires List, which ranks the richest people in the world. The youngest billionaire on the list, 22-year-old Kylie Jenner, is the founder of Kylie Cosmetics. In late 2019, she agreed to sell 51% of her company to beauty conglomerate Coty Inc. for […]
Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates has definitively been the richest guy in Silicon Valley since “Friends” first aired on television. But leave it to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to dethrone the king and blow the rankings out of the water with a fortune that now tops $US150 billion. Although you can […]
Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen made this year’s Forbes 400 list as the world’s richest cryptocurrency tycoon. Forbes estimates that Larsen’s total net worth is $US2.1 billion. On Thursday, Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen graced the Forbes 400 as the 383rd richest person on Earth. Larsen’s addition to the list is noteworthy: […]
President Donald Trump fell 138 spots on Forbes’ list of the 400 richest people in the US. Trump has lost roughly $US1.4 billion in net worth since announcing his presidential campaign in 2015, according to a Forbes report published ahead of the release of its newest “Forbes 400” list. President […]
President Donald Trump has fallen 138 spots on Forbes’ list of the 400 richest people in the US since he launched his presidential campaign in 2015. Trump’s net worth has fallen by roughly $US1.4 billion over that time, according to a Forbes report published ahead of the release of its […]
Reporter Jonathan Greenberg published tapes that he claims are of President Donald Trump inflating his wealth in order to get a higher spot on the Forbes 400 list in 1984. Calling himself “John Barron,” Trump said that he claimed 90% of his father’s real estate business. Reporter Jonathan Greenberg published […]
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