He's the richest person in your state, according to Forbes

He’s the richest person in your state, according to Forbes

(NEXSTAR) – Every year, Forbes publishes a list of the richest people in the United States. In recent history, the list has included national figures like Donald Trump, Mark Cuban and Warren Buffett, but it also includes people with greater reputations. at home.

The Forbes list features the 400 richest people living in America who made their fortunes from tech companies, retailers, investments, real estate and more. These billionaires range in age from 20 to 90 and together are worth $4 trillion.

Elon Musk, the man behind Tesla and SpaceX, is America’s richest person with a net worth of $251 billion. He edged Jeff Bezos, whose wealth comes from Amazon, by $100 billion. The top 10 includes Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett, Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg LP’s Michael Bloomberg and Walmart’s Jim Walton.

With a total of 80 billionaires, California had the most people on the list. New York had the second highest number at 65, followed by Texas at 43 and Florida at 42. Although only eight of the Forbes 400 call it home, Washington had the most individuals ranking in the top 10 of all states – Bezos, Gates and Ballmer.

Ten states did not have a resident who met the Forbes ranking criteria: Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Maine, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont and West Virginia.

Below is a list of the richest people in each state, along with their net worth and source of wealth, according to Forbes.

State Last name General classification Net value Source
Arizona Marc Shoen 214 $4.8 billion U Haul
Arkansas Jim Walton ten $57.9 billion walmart
California Larry Page 6 $93 billion Google
Colorado Philip Anschutz 56 $11 billion Investments
Connecticut Ray Dalio 32 $19.1 billion Bridgewater Associates
Florida Thomas Peterffy 31 $20.3 billion Interactive brokers
Georgia Jim Kennedy 77 $8.4 billion Cox Enterprises
Hawaii Larry Ellison 4 $101 billion Oracle
Idaho Frank Vander Sloot 351 $3.1 billion Melaleuca
Illinois Ken Griffin 21 $30.8 billion Citadel
Indiana Carl Cook 66 $9.7 billion cook group
Iowa Harry Stine 93 $7.7 billion Stine Seed
Kansas Charles Koch 13 $56 billion Koch Industries
Kentucky Tamara Gustavson 83 $8.1 billion public storage
Louisiana Gaelle Benson 224 $4.7 billion New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans
Maryland Stephen Bisciotti 143 $6.4 billion Aerotek, Allegis Group, Baltimore Ravens
Massachusetts Abigail Johnson 29 $20.5 billion Loyalty investments
Michigan Daniel Gilbert 40 $17.3 billion Accelerate lending
Missouri John Morris 92 $7.8 billion Bass Pro Shops
Montana Dennis Washington 150 $6.3 billion Washington Businesses
Nebraska warren buffet 5 $97 billion Berkshire Hathaway
Nevada Miriam Adelson and her family 26 $26.4 billion Las Vegas Sands
New Hampshire Rick Cohen and his family 99 $7.6 billion C&S Wholesale Grocers
New Jersey Rocco Commisso 93 $7.7 billion Mediacom
New York Michael Bloomberg 9 $76.8 billion Bloomberg LP
North Carolina Tim Sweeney 99 $7.6 billion epic games
Ohio The Wexners & family 155 $6 billion L Brands (Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Boy Works)
Oklahoma Harold Ham and his family 28 $21.1 billion Continental Resources
Oregon Phil Knight and his family 17 $41.5 billion Nike
Pennsylvania Jeff Yas 23 $30 billion International Susquehanna Group
Rhode Island Jonathan Nelson 351 $3.1 billion Providence Equity Partners
Caroline from the south Robert Faith 190 $5.2 billion gray star
Tennessee Thomas Frist, Jr. and his family 42 $17 billion Hospital Corp. from america
Texas Elon Musk 1 $251 billion Tesla, Space X
Utah Gail Miller 271 $4 billion Larry H. Miller Group
Virginia Jacqueline Mars 19 $37 billion March
Washington Jeff Bezos 2 $151 billion Amazon
Wisconsin John Menard, Jr. 42 $17 billion Menards DIY store
Wyoming John March 19 $37 billion March

The richest woman on the Forbes list is Julia Koch, who along with her three children inherited a 42% stake in Koch Industries after her husband David died in August 2019. She is followed by Alice Walton , the only daughter of Walmart founder Sam. Walton. They rank 13th and 15th respectively (there is no 14th, Koch and his brother-in-law Charles Koch tied for 13th).

Notably missing from the top 10 are Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg, who first left the list in 2014. Twenty-two people on the list, including Donald Trump, who made the list before and fell off it, are back. Again.

Forbes also found that of the 400 richest people in America, 275 created their wealth while the rest inherited it. You can view the full list on the Forbes website here. This was the 41st edition of the publication’s Forbes 400.

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