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Forbes has released its 40th annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in the world, and the majority are Americans.
According to the publication, the billionaires' net worths were calculated using stock prices and exchange rates from Sept. 3, 2021.
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Nearly all are richer than they were a year ago, and the top 20 are together worth $1.8 trillion.
Notably, the minimum net worth required to make the list was $2.9 billion, up from the previous $2.1 billion cutoff – knocking off 51 billionaires.
MarketWatch reported last week that media mogul Oprah Winfrey was just shy of that amount and former President Donald Trump fell off the Forbes 400 rankings for the first time in 25 years.
So, who topped the list in the U.S.A.?
1. Jeff Bezos