Forbes has published its annual rankings of the richest people in America, and for the 20th year in a row, Bill Gates has been named the richest person in the United States. The founder of Microsoft has a net worth of $72 billion, Forbes said.
Other people topping the list are investor Warren Buffet, with a fortune of $58.5 billion, and Larry Ellison, co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle Corp., a computer technology company. Forbes lists Ellison’s net worth as $41 billion.
The list also includes a number of Massachusetts residents and, one who is considered to be a fixture in Boston. Find out who made the list.