Where are the wealthiest Americans located?

Bill Gates, with a net worth of $81 billion, is ranked No. 1 for the twenty-third consecutive year.

With a net worth of $65.5 billion, his friend Warren Buffett fell to third place for the first time in 15 years.

As a result of the skyrocketing stock prices of popular technology companies, the CEOs of these companies appear to have amassed wealth at a much quicker rate than others.

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com, acquired $20 billion, bringing his net worth to $67 billion and making him the second-richest person in the United States.

Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive officer of Facebook, rose to fourth place, his highest position ever, with a net worth of $55.5 billion. 

Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle, landed at No. 5 for the first time since 2007. His wealth is 49.3 billion dollars.

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, CEO of the eponymous firm Bloomberg L.P., holds the No. 6 position with a net worth of $45 billion.

These six multi-billionaires have a combined withdrawal of $363,3 billion, the majority of which is still invested in the companies they founded.

 Nonetheless, a portion of their wealth is invested in real estate. Cascade, Mr. Gates' private investment firm, possesses a $170 million .

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