New York: Seven Indian-Americans Detected Forbes‘List of richest Americans, topped by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos for the third consecutive year.
The 56-year-old Bezos topped the 2020 Forbes list of America’s 400 Richest People, with a net worth of $ 179 billion and has captured the richest person in America for the third consecutive year.
Co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates It is ranked second on the list with assets of US $ 111 billion.
The wealthiest people in America saw their wealth despite the devastating impact of the coronovirus epidemic on the economy.
“The pandemic can be damned: America’s 400 richest equals a record $ 3.2 trillion, $ 240 billion a year ago, aided by a stock market that has defied the virus … even these attempts Mega-Fortune is still mined, ”Forbes said.
The list includes seven Indian-American – cybercity firms. ZScaler CEO J Chaudhary, Symphony Technology Group founder and chairman Romesh Wadhwani, cofounder and online home furnishings retailer Wayfare Neeraj Shah, Silicon Valley venture capital firm Khosla Ventures founder Vinod Khosla, Sherpalo Ventures managing partner Kvitark Ram Shriram, Airline veteran Rakesh Gangwal and CEO and cofounder of the weekday Anil Bhusri.
Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg, who ranked in the top five on the list, is in third place with total assets of $ 85 billion, Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, in fourth place, with total assets of $ 73.5 billion and chairman, chief technology officer And co-founder of software giant Oracle Larry Ellison is in 5th place with a new value of $ 72 billion.
director Donald Trump It is ranked 339th on the list with assets of $ 2.5 billion.
Chaudhary is 85th on the list with earnings of $ 61 billion and $ 6.9 billion. He founded ZScaler in 2008 and the company went public in March 2018.
In 1996, Forbes said, both Chaudhary and his wife, Jyoti quit their jobs and saved their lives to start their first startup, the cyber security firm Security.
Wadhwani, 73, is ranked 238th on the list and has total assets of $ 3.4 billion. Forbes said his Symphony Technology Group brings in $ 2.5 billion in annual revenue and Wadhwani merged nine of his companies, which were focused in 2017 into a new group called SymphonyAI.
A former student at the Indian Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon, Forbes said the serial entrepreneur founded Aspect Development, which i2 Technologies acquired in stock in 1999 for $ 9.3 billion.
Romesh and his brother, Sunil, founded the Wadhwani Institute of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Mumbai in 2018, with an investment of over $ 30 million.
At 299th place is 46-year-old Shah, with a net worth of $ 2.8 billion. Shah started the business in 2002 with Steve Coin, who is also a billionaire.
Wayfair, which now offers more than 18 million products, generated $ 9.1 billion in net revenue in 2019, a 35 percent increase from the previous year.
Khosla ranks 353rd with $ 2.4 billion of 65 billion dollars. Khosla convolved computer hardware firm Sun Microsystems in 1982 and spent 18 years at venture capital firm Klein Perkins Cofield & Buyers before launching his own fund. In June 2019, Khosla stated that he believes artificial intelligence can be linked to traditional industries such as radiology and music, Forbes.
At 359th place is 63-year-old Shriram, with a net worth of $ 2.3 billion. Forbes said Sriram, an early Google backer, has sold most of its stock, but remains on the board of its parent company, Alphabet.
Born in India, Shri Ram studied mathematics at the University of Madras. His portfolio includes online invitation service Paperless Post, online HR service provider Gusto and mobile advertising company InMobi.
Gangwal is 67, 359th on the list and has total assets of $ 2.3 billion.
Forbes said that Gangwal made his fortune from Interglobe Aviation, the parent organization of the budget airline IndiGo, which has India’s largest market share. Gangwal moves Indigo headquarters out of Delhi Rahul Bhatia With an aircraft in 2006, it said.
At 359th place Bhusari has total assets of $ 2.3 billion. Bhusari is the CEO of the business software firm Workday, which he associated with Dave Duffield, founder of PeopleSoft.
Bhusari started his career in the early 1990s at software firm Peoplesoft, where he became Vice Chairman. Bhusari has been on the Forbes Midas list six times since 2008 and in May 2018, Bhusri joined The Giving Pledge, a commitment made by the world’s wealthiest people to dedicate their wealth to philanthropy, Forbes said.