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How the Richest 400 Americans Got Rich

400 RICHEST AMERICANS The Forbes 400: Who They Are and How They Did It nerdwallet We de the hemnerk fer yeu Total Net Worth of the 400 Richest Americans: Average Worth: $4.2 Billion $1.7 TRILLION 1.1 Billion 66 Billion Average Age: 65.75 Years Old USA 28 Years Old 97 Years Old Financial Services and Hedge Funds 20.25% I Consumer Retail 11.25% - I Computer/Tech/Web 105% Venture Capital 1.25% Agriculture 2.5% Sports 2.5% Cil and Energy 9.25%- |Company Buyouts 2.75% Medical and Pharmaceutical 3.5% THE 400 RICHEST AMERICANS BY INDUSTRY Telecom and TV 4.25% Media and Entertainment 45% Food and Restaurant 5.75% Travel and Tourism 6.25% Other 7% Real Estate and Construction 8.5 % Other includes: diversified, advertising, auto, outsourcing, manufacturing, logistics services, insurance, and legal Source: TOP 10 NERDIEST SOURCES OF RICHES: HAIR PRODUCTS BEANIE BABIES Ty Wamer's $2.4b makes us wonder what other collections the man who AND TEQUILA John Paul Deloria's 54b CANDY STAR WARS comes primarily from Pau Mitchell hair products and Patron tequila -what a imvented beanie babies CHEESE George Lucas $3.36 fortune from the Star Wars The Mars family's $17b wasn't made by just any candy, but by the famous Mars bar, Snickers, and Twbr gang, among others. has at home, too. series is impressive to us nerds- may the force be with him. James Leprino's $2.6b cheese empire, the world's largest mozzarrella cheese producer, sounds delicious winning pair . PANDA EXPRESS BILLBOARDS CAMPBELL SOUP (AND BASEBALL) The Cherng family's $2b loot, from the best greasy mall food of all time Panda Express, fills us with hunger and admiration. Charlotte Colket Weber's $12b from Campbell Soup is nothing to spit at - but it is something to slurp on? s Arturo Moreno's $1.1b may be small compared to Bill Gates' stash, but it's not bad if you can use your love of baseball and bilboards to get rich TRUCKING SALSA Johnelle Hunt's $1.6b from one of the largest U.S. trucking and trailer companies actually makes a lot of sense, given how much online shopping Christopher Goldsbury's $1.3b comes from popularizing picante salsa, then selling the Pace Salsa empire to Campbell soup. AK we do nerdwallet dee orker

How the Richest 400 Americans Got Rich

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NerdWallet’s Forbes 400 infographic breaks down the numbers behind the Forbes 400 Richest Americans to find out which industries are the most prominently represented by the superrich. It breaks dow...


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