Bill Gates for the 24th time in a row became the richest man in the US, leading the rating published by Forbes magazine.
The state of the head of Microsoft reaches 89 billion dollars.
The head of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, was the second with 81.5 billion dollars, the third place was ranked by Warren Buffett – he estimated, Forbes estimated, 78 billion dollars.
During the year, 289 people who got on the list of businessmen increased their capital, while only 51 billionaires became poorer.
Among them was the current president of the United States.
For the year of his tenure as head of state, Trump lost $ 600 million and settled in the ranking at 248th position. His condition was estimated at $ 3.1 billion.
In general, the richest people in the US became even richer in a year – their combined state reached $ 2.7 trillion, which is three hundred billion more than last year.
The average size of the state of each businessman from the list also increased – from 6 to 6.7 billion dollars.
Those whose capitals do not exceed 2 billion, even failed to get into the rating, notes Forbes.