Of the world’s wealthiest people, the majority hail from the world’s economic superpower – The United States. There are a number of US billionaires who are ranked as the richest people on the earth.
The newest version of ‘Forbes 400: The full list of the Richest People in America’ describes the place where the richest people of US live.
The two of richest people in America are Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. After them, Jeff Bezos of Amazon and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook are among the top five on the list. They have added billions of dollars to their net worth each year as their companies continued to grow in value and influence. They are accumulating wealth at a much faster pace than others. These multi-billionaires have invested their fortune in real estate.
Take a look at the residences of the richest people in US. It will give you a glimpse about how lavishly they spend.
- Bill Gates
Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft and an American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. Gates spends most of his time at his 66,000 square feet Medina Washington Mansion, worth $81 billion. It is named Xanadu 2.0. It is named after the title character in the movie, Citizen Kane (1941). The mansion overlooks Lake Washington.
2. Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon and who is in the process of building his e-commerce empire, has amassed vast lands over the years. He owns a 165,000 square feet ranch in West Texas and a waterfront house in Washington state. Jeff also has three linked apartments in Manhattan’s Century Tower and a 12,000 square feet Beverly Hills estate worth $67 billion.
3. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg, the owner and co-founder of Facebook is the youngest and richest entrepreneur who has put most of his wealth in schools, hospitals and other charities. His real estate portfolio includes his house of 5,000 square feet in Palo Alto, California, US.
4. Larry Page
Larry Page is the co-founder of the search engines, “Google” and is currently serving as its Chief Executive Officer. He owns a historical piece of property, which is spread over 10,000 square feet at Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, US.
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