USA is probably one of the richest and most developed nations and is a home to many billionaires. According to some sources, the country is a home to more than 700 billionaires and who knows how many millionaires and multi-millionaires. Here is this article, we have discussed 20 richest people in the USA 2023, all of them being billionaires obviously. All of these people owes their riches to their highly successful business. Some of them are self-made billionaires such as Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, etc. a few others have inherited their fortune and are involved with the expansion of their empire. Jacqueline Mars, John Mars, Charles Koch, Julia Koch, etc are among those billionaires who have inherited their fortune from their parents or husbands.
Top 20 Richest People in the USA 2023
The table provides the list of the top 20 richest people in the USA along with their net worth (as in 2023) and source of income.
|Name||Net worth (2023)||Source|
|Elon Musk||$256.2B||Tesla, SpaceX|
|Jeff Bezos||$156.2 B||Amazon|
|Larry Ellison||$150.3 B||Oracle|
|Bill Gates||$120.1 B||Microsoft|
|Warren Buffett||$115.3 B||Berkshire Hathaway|
|Mark Zuckerberg||$110.0 B|
|Larry Page||$105.7 B|
|Steve Ballmer||$105.3 B||Microsoft|
|Sergey Brin||$100.4 B|
|Michael Bloomberg||$94.5 B||Bloomberg LP|
|Jim Walton||$64.4 B||Walmart|
|Michael Dell||$64.0 B||Dell Technologies|
|Rob Walton||$63.0 B||Walmart|
|Alice Walton||$62.1 B||Walmart|
|Julia Koch & family||$58.2 B||Koch Industries|
|Charles Koch||$58.2 B||Koch Industries|
|Phil Knight & family||$42.4 B||Nike|
|Jensen Huang||$41.4 B||Semiconductors|
|John Mars||$38.8 B||Candy, pet food|
|Jacqueline Mars||$38.8 B||Candy, pet food|
USA 20 Richest People in 2023
There are over 700 individuals in the USA holding the title of billionaire and they are also among the wealthiest people in the world. Let us learn a little bit about the richest people in USA in 2023.
Elon Musk is currently the richest person in the USA and all over the world too, with a net worth of around $256.2B. Musk is the founder, CEO and Chief Engineer at SpaceX, The Boring Company and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI. Other than this, he has also co-founded Tesla Inc.
Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon, an e-commerce and digital streaming company. In 2023, Jeff is among the richest people in the USA but has previously held the first ranking from 2017 to 2021. He is a quite successful businessman and also a media proprietor, investor, computer engineer and commercial astronaut. Check Jeff Bezos Net Worth
Lawrence Ellison is the co-founder of the computer technology company Oracle Corporation. In 2023, Ellison is among the richest persons in the USA, with a net worth of approximately $150.3 B dollars. Ellison has shares worth 3 millions in Tesla and is a board member since December 2018.
Bill Gates has held the Forbes title of the richest person in the USA every from 1995 to 2017, except from 2010 to 2013. he and his now late childhood friend Paul Allen founded the tech company Microsoft. Gets owns his billions of net worth to the success of Microsoft. Check Bill Gates Biography
Warren Buffett is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway who has turned himself into a billionaire due to his exceptional investing skills. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the USA and has been nicknamed as the “Oracle of Omaha”. Buffet is also a major philanthropist. See Warren Buffett Net worth
Mark Zuckerberg is known as the co-founder of the social media website Facebook and its parent company Facebook, Inc. (now known as Meta Platforms). Zuckerberg has been named among the 100 most influential people in the world by the Time magazine since 2008.
Lawrence Page ranks sixth in the list of 20 richest people in the USA 2023 with a net worth of $105.7 B. Along with Sergey Brin, Page is the co-founder of Google, a search engine and technology company they founded in 1998. Larry was the CEO of Alphabet Inc. till 2019 and still remains a board member, employee and controlling shareholder. Check Larry Page’s Worth
Steve Ballmer started his career with Microsoft and was hired by Bill Gates himself. He became the first business manager there and once managed multiple divisions of the company, including operating systems development, business operations and sales and support. He retired from Microsoft in 2014 but managed to turn himself into a billionaire before that.
Sergey Brin is the co-founder of Google along with Larry Page in 1998. Like Page, Brin was the president of Alphabet Inc. till 2019 and remains a controlling shareholder, board member and employee. A major philanthropist, Brin has donated heavily to different charitable organizations and himself runs the The Brin Wojcicki Foundation along with his ex-wife, Anne Wojcicki. Check Net Worth
Michael Rubens Bloomberg is the majority owner, co-founder and CEO of Bloomberg LP, financial, software, data, and media company. Bloomberg also served as the Mayor of New York City from 2002 to 2013. Other than a businessman and politician, he is also a philanthropist and an author.
James Carr Walton is the heir to the world’s largest retailer company Walmart. He inherited the company from his father Sam Walton, who was the founder of the company. Jim joined Walmart as a real estate dealer but 3 years later assumed the position of the president of the Walton Enterprises.
Michael Dell is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Dell Technologies and owns his immense wealth to the company. Dell is one of the largest technology infrastructure companies in the world. Micheal was awarded the title of “Entrepreneur of the Year” only at age 24 from Inc. magazine.
Samuel Robson Walton is the brother of Jim Walton and eldest son of Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart Enterprises. With a net worth of $63.0 B, he is among the richest persons in the USA in 2023. Rob Walton also owns the National Football League (NFL)’s team Denver Broncos.
Alice Walton is the first women to be featured in the list of 20 richest people in the USA in 2023. She has a net worth of around $62.1 B. She was once the richest women in the world but lost her throne to Francoise Bettencourt Meyers. Alice is the daughter of Sam Walton and has acquired her fortune through Walmart.
Julia Koch inherited her fortune from her husband, David Koch, after he died in 2019. David Koch was the son of Fred C. Koch and heir to the Koch Industries along with his brother Charles Koch. Julia and David were philanthropists and made huge donations to the Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.
Charles Koch is a billionaire businessman from USA who is not one of the richest person in the USA but all over the world. He is the owner, chairman, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries since 1967. Charles inherited the company from his father, Fred C. Koch, and has since taken the business to new heights.
Philip Knight is the co-founder of Nike, Inc., one of the world’s largest footwear, apparel and equipment company. Other than this, Knight also owns the stop motion film production company Laika. He is also a philanthropist who has donated hundreds of millions of dollars, to each of his alma maters and many other institutions as well.
Jensen Huang is the founder, president and CEO of Nvidia Corporation. He was born on February 17, 1963 in Tainan, Taiwan. He acquired his undergraduate degree from Oregon State University and Master’s degree from Stanford University.
John Mars is an heir and chairman of Mars, Inc. who has a net worth of $38.8 B, equal to his sister Jacqueline Mars. He is also one of the richest people in America in 2023. John has been awarded with an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II in March 2015 at Windsor Castle.
Jacqueline Mars is among the richest women in the USA in 2023 and currently owns a net worth of $38.6 billion. She is the heiress of the American candy company Mars along with her brother John Mars. Jacqueline is the wealthiest person in Virginia. Her source of immense wealth is the company Mars Incorporated only.
Alice Walton ($62.1 B)
The list of top 20 richest people in the USA 2023 is made on the basis of data from reliable sources. However, since the market is highly unpredictable, there are chances that the list changes in real-time. The data we have provided here is currently updated, but if there is any change, we will try to update it in the least possible time.