Here are some of America’s Richest People
Here is a list of famous people in our century. Majority are American, yet, some Canadian, British, and of mixed cultures. Not all of these individuals aimed to hit gold, rather they perused what came naturally to them. A curious inventor, a famous painter, programmer and computer wizards, and economic aware investors. Each individual made a name for him and herself by just following an idea. Most of these individuals are known to the average person in the United States. Some are not household names, yet, very influential and known in their respective industries.
Elizabeth Holmes, 30, Palo Alto, CA, invented a new method of testing blood and formed a company called “Theranos.” 2014.
Bill Gates, $81B
Warren Buffett, $67B,
Larry Ellison, $50B,
Charles Koch, $42B
David Koch, $42B
Others are known worldwide, yet, have not reached the super rich status. These individuals have die hard fans, and admirers.
George Lucas, $5B, is a director, writer, producer and businessman.
Steven Spielberg, $3.5B, is an American director, screenwriter and producer.
Oprah Winfrey, $2.9B, Media mogul, television host and author
Jami Gretz, $2B, is an American actress and philanthropist
Sir Paul McCartney, $1.2B, is a British musician
JK Rowling, $1B, is a British author and movie producer. Ms. Rowling is one of the wealthiest private citizens.
Herb Alpert, $850M, is an American musician
Dr. Dre, $810M, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur and producer
Madonna, $800M, is an American influencer and best-selling recording musical artist
David Copperfield, $800M, is an American magician
James Cameron, $700M, is an Canadian born director
Celine Dion, $630M, is a Canadian singer, actress, songwriter, and entrepreneur
Candy Spelling, $600M, is an American heiress, writer, socialite, and entrepreneur
J. Christopher Flower, $600M, is an American investor and investment manager
Michael Jackson, $600M, was an American, was one of the most famous musical artists in history. RIP.
Shahrukh Khan, $600M, is an actor, film producer, and TV personality
Liz Taylor, $600M, was a British-American actress. RIP.