Forbes this year, the 37th published the "Richest 400 Americans" announced the list.
The richest name in the US was Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, which added 78.5 billion to a billion fortune and brought the total wealth to 160 billion dollars.
Forbes 400 total value of $ 2.7 trillion last year, this year, $ 2.9 trillion rose. Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft's first 24-year list, ranked second on the list with $ 97 billion in wealth. Berkshire Hathaway's investor, Warren Buffett, was the third richest in the United States with $ 88.3 billion in wealth. Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, ranked fourth in the list with $ 61 billion worth of wealth. The fifth richest name in the US was Oracle's founder, Larry Ellison, with a fortune of $ 58.4 billion.