The United States of America is one of the most developed countries in the world. And when one thinks about this country what comes to mind is wealth and prosperity. Here we take a look at some of the wealthiest persons of America.
Born in 1984, Mark Zuckerberg is the founder of social media giant Facebook. Zuckerberg founded the business during his college days. Initially, the idea behind setting up the social networking site was to help people at other Ivy League colleges to connect with one another. Zuckerberg’s net worth is USD 73.6 billion.
The billionaire founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates was born in 1955. Interested in computer programming and technology from a very young age he founded Microsoft in the year 1975. Bill gates net worth according to Investing magazine is USD 100.8 billion. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a charity dedicated to improving the lives of women and children is founded by his wife Melinda Gates.
Elon Musk is the founder of the company Tesla, an electric vehicle and clean energy company. He is also the chief designer of aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company SpaceX. He has also co-founded PayPal. Elon Musks net worth is a whopping USD 18.2 billion.
Born in 1964 in Albuquerque Jeff Bezos was raised in Texas. In 1990 Bezos founded the E-commerce site Amazon as a book-selling venture. The company has now expanded to selling a wide range of products from clothes to groceries. Jeff Bezos is worth USD 161 billion. Warren Buffett
Born in 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska, Warren Buffett is worth a mind-boggling USD 89.9 billion. He runs an investment company by the name Berkshire Hathaway. He is also a founder member of the Giving Pledge where the rich promise to give away half of their wealth in their lifetime.