The top ten wealthiest people in the United States are all billionaires– with their billions starting in the 30’s and moving on up. Here are the richest people in America, whether by inheritance or by trade.
1. Bill Gates
William Henry “Bill” Gates III is a business man, investor, philanthropist, computer programmer and inventor. He is the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft is a self-made billionaire. Gates is worth $81 billion. He has ranked on Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people and is currently the second richest person in the world.