Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos topped Forbes’ list of richest Americans for the third year in a very row, while U.S. President Donald Trump’s ranking dropped as the coronavirus pandemic slammed his workplace buildings, hotels, and resorts, the magazine said Tuesday.
The mixed wealth of the Forbes 400 list rose to a record $3.2 trillion, as the richest Americans continued to try to well while the pandemic has devastated the economy, which is brief regarding 11 million jobs compared to where it had been in February.
This year Zoom Video Communications CEO Eric Yuan made his debut among 18 newcomers on the Forbes list with an internet price of $11 billion, as more and additional individuals are operating from home throughout the corona-led lockdowns worldwide and practicing of social distancing norms.
Trump’s ranking dropped to No. 352 from 275 last year as his net price fell to $2.5 billion from $three.1 billion, as office buildings, hotels, and resorts, have suffered throughout the pandemic. His business, the Trump Organization, owns property in all three categories.
Trump has long refused to unharness his tax records and has been locked in a very battle with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, who subpoenaed Trump for 8 years of personal and company returns.
It might be recalled that in August, Bezos became the primary person ever whose web worth soared over USD 200 billion, in line with Forbes and Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The web worth of the planet`s richest person went up by USD 4.9 billion once Amazon stock edged up 2 percent, Forbes reported.
The one that was closest to Bezos was Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates who currently values USD 116.1 billion, per Forbes, while the Bloomberg Billionaires Index put his internet price at $124 billion.