Forbes Magazine Special Issue 400 Richest People in America 2019
Forbes Releases 38th Annual Forbes 400 Ranking of the Richest Americans. Shari Redstone, Chairwoman of the soon-to-be- merged ViacomCBS Inc. is featured on the cover.
Forbes released its 38th annual Forbes 400, a ranking of the wealthiest Americans, who have a record-breaking combined net worth of $2.96 trillion. A record 221 U.S. billionaires did not make the cut this year, falling short of the $2.1 billion minimum needed to make the list. 66.5% of the list makers are self-made billionaires and 63.5% are founders of their companies.