You would think that with a pandemic and all the hardships you see in our economy, even our richest Americans would show their finances in decline. NOPE. Our New Jersey billionaires are richer than ever. Yesterday, Forbes released its Forbes 400, which is its annual list of America’s 400 richest billionaires. Four Jersey mates are successful and have more money than we could ever spend in a lifetime.
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In case you’re wondering who to hit for the money, here’s the New Jersey elite who made Forbes’ 400 billionaire list:
Is the CEO of cable television company Mediacom, he is 71 years old and has a net worth of $ 8.4 billion. He lives in Saddle River.
John Overdeck, 51, Milburn resident, hedge fund manager and philanthropist, has a net worth of $ 5 billion.
Short Hills businessman and philanthropist Peter Kellogg, 79, has a net worth of $ 3.8 billion.
Sheldon Lavin of Highland Park is 89 years old and is a businessman and president of a leading American meat processor with a net worth of $ 3 billion.
Jeff Bezos, the founder of e-commerce giant Amazon, tops the Forbes 400 list again. His net worth was $ 189.8 billion … WOW just WOW.
Of course, we have to add Tesla founder Elon Musk ($ 190.5 billion), Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg ($ 134.5 billion), Microsoft founder Bill Gates ($ 134 billion) and Google CEO Larry Page ($ 123 billion).
Billionaires have increased their net worth by 40% in the past year, even during these times. It’s like they say, the rich get richer …
It is worth mentioning that President Donald Trump, who was on this list has fallen.
Alice Walton is America’s richest woman for the seventh year. She is the heiress of Walmart and her net worth is $ 67.9 billion.
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