Who Were Some of the People on the 2015 Forbes 400 Richest Americans List?


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Some of the people on the 2015 Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans are Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Larry Page. Other people on the list are David Koch, Michael Bloomberg and Jim Walton.

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Many of the individuals on the list of the 400 richest Americans amassed their fortunes in the technology industry. Some of these people include Bill Gates, the richest man in America and the founder and former CEO of Microsoft, and Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon. Other individuals on the list who made their fortunes in technology include Larry Ellison, the founder and CEO of Oracle, and Sergey Brin and Larry Page, the founders of Google.

Other individuals on the Forbes 400 amassed fortunes in different fields. Some of these individuals are Christy, Jim and Alice Walton, who are majority shareholders in Walmart. Also on the list is Warren Buffett, who is the second-richest man in America. Buffett is a successful investor and the largest shareholder in Berkshire Hathaway. Charles and David Koch, collectively known as the Koch brothers, are wealthy due to investments in a variety of industries. Other individuals on the Forbes 400 who amassed their fortunes through various industries are Michael Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch.

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