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Posted by: thepinetree on 09/27/2022 07:47 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 09/27/2022 07:47 AM
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The 41st Annual Forbes 400 Ranking Of The Richest Americans. Total Wealth Dropped for First Time Since Great Recession!

New York, NY...Elon Musk Tops The Forbes 400 Ranking For The First Time Ever.  The Total Wealth Of The Forbes 400 And The Minimum Fortune To Make The Cut Drop For The First Time Since The Great Recession.  Forbes today released its 41st annual Forbes 400 list, the definitive ranking of the wealthiest people in America. The package also includes a look at just how philanthropic America’s richest are. The Forbes 400 list is a snapshot in time of wealth using stock prices from September 2, 2022.

“The rich don’t always get richer,” said Chase Peterson-Withorn, Deputy Wealth Editor, Forbes. “Like many Americans, the wealthiest 400 people in the country are feeling the stock market slowdown. They’re collectively 11 percent poorer than they were a year ago. But they’re doing just fine—worth $4 trillion overall, $1 trillion more than they were worth in fall 2019, just before the pandemic.”

For the first time since the Great Recession, the cutoff to join the ranks of America’s richest people is down. The minimum fortune needed to make the list fell to $2.7 billion, down $200 million from last year’s record $2.9 billion. The total net worth of the list makers also fell for the first time since the Great Recession. The Forbes 400 is now worth $4 trillion, down $500 billion from last year’s record-breaking $4.5 trillion—but still the second-highest Forbes has recorded since the list’s inception in 1982.

This year’s ranking includes 20 newcomers and 22 people who dropped off the list in the past and have now rejoined. There were 41 drop-offs on this year’s list, including Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, cofounders of crypto exchange Gemini. Donald Trump returns to the list after falling out of the ranking in 2021.

Each year as part of The Forbes 400 package, Forbes scores billionaires based on their respective philanthropic contributions. The score ranks list members on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the most philanthropic. The team estimated list members’ total lifetime giving based on public filings (including tax forms for private foundations, press releases and more) and the percentage of their fortune they have donated. Only nine members of The Forbes 400 have given away more than 20 percent of their net worth in their lifetime. More than a third of The Forbes 400 has given away less than 1 percent of their wealth.

The Forbes 400 magazine issue features five consecutive covers:

  • Mark Cuban: Mark Cuban has never lost his passion for disruption. Now the billionaire entrepreneur has an ambitious plan to take on big pharma and lower the cost of prescription drugs once and for all. And, after 13 seasons, this savvy shark may finally be ready to leave the tank.
  • Diane Hendricks: Diane Hendricks had a child at age 17, worked as a Playboy Bunny to pay the bills, beat cancer twice and survived the tragic death of her husband before transforming herself into the nation’s most successful businesswoman. She has tripled her net worth in the last five years. Next: fixing the country’s schools and infrastructure before we red, white and blow it.
  • Hayes Barnard: Hayes Barnard figured out how to bring costly solar power within financial reach of most homeowners. As he makes his debut on The Forbes 400, his ambitions are loftier still: to turn every American dream green.
  • Rob Hale: Granite Telecommunications CEO Rob Hale became a billionaire by capitalizing on the technology Alexander Graham Bell patented in 1876. But time’s up, and now he must join the 21st century.
  • Joe Kiani: As the child of Iranian immigrants in the deep South, Joe Kiani surmounted overwhelming odds to become a billionaire. So why should he be afraid to push his scrappy medical monitoring company into consumer electronics, challenging companies 100 times its size?
Additional Features include:

· From The New York Jets Owner To An Elon Musk ‘Fanboy,’ Meet The 20 Newcomers To The 2022 Forbes 400

· Yahoo’s Jerry Yang, Rivian’s RJ Scaringe, The Winklevoss Twins: Here’s Who Fell Off The 2022 Forbes 400 List Of Richest Americans

· 10 Under 40: The Youngest Billionaires On The 2022 Forbes 400

· American Tech Billionaires Have Lost $315 Billion In The Past Year

· Mark Zuckerberg Is No Longer One Of The 10 Richest Americans

· Crypto Winter Knocks 3 People Off Forbes 400 List Of Richest Americans

· Trump Rejoins The Forbes 400 A Year After Falling Off The List

· The 2022 Forbes 400 Self-Made Score: From Silver Spooners To Bootstrappers

· The Forbes Philanthropy Score 2022: How Charitable Are The Richest Americans?

For the complete Forbes 400 ranking, methodology and more, visit:


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Posted on: 2022-09-27 10:51:30   By: Anonymous
The Libtards always talk about the wealthy Qpubs, looks like enough tard’s are on the list as well! Lying and making up headlines is something the tard’s do best, facts outlast fiction, so don’t bother talking about rich Qpubs, we are and have been on to your lies for quite some time, BYE!

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    Posted on: 2022-09-28 01:15:04   By: Anonymous
    Plenty of rich politicians on both sides of the aisle. The difference is you believe the GOP actually cares about you.

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Posted on: 2022-09-27 13:34:00   By: Anonymous

Any idea why when getting data about crime it's more important to not get an entire state's statics but the cities of that state that's the most important?
Here's the perfect example, and why the FBI does it.
Our new Murder Capitol of the United States is New Orleans. New Orleans is a Democrat run city but in a Republican (Red) State. The people of New Orleans voted for their Mayor usually meaning more Democrats then Republicans in the State, but also because of Billionaire's like George Soros investing millions to Liberal/Democrat mayor's, District Attorneys and Judges.
Billionaire's like.
1) George Soros
2) Donald Sussman
3) Tom Steyer and Kat Taylor
4) Deborah Simon
5) Karla Jurvetson
6) Henry and Marsha Laufer
2019 Contributions: $2.80 million
7) Mark Zuckerberg

These liberal/ Democrats pour Millions into the arena to get their ideas of what's best for places like NYC, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, this is the reason the FBI uses cities, not states for their statistics. It gives Law Enforcement all the information needed to show what everyone already pretty much knows as Actual FACTS. When it comes to violent crimes, murders, violent hate crimes, rapes, armed robbery the most violent, deadliest cities are those of the liberal/ democrat voters. This has nothing to do with the states, it's proven fact that it's the majority of the political party of the city. If the city is overwhelmingly left voters, the larger the city, the more violent it is, and almost 90% of the time the Left is the winner of violence.
But they sure like pointing their fingers at everyone else, don't they?
The one who screams the loudest always seems to be the guilty party.

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    Posted on: 2022-09-27 13:41:00   By: Anonymous
    Zuckerberg, a liberal Democrat?


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    Posted on: 2022-09-28 01:06:10   By: Anonymous
    I can never get too far in a rant like this when the writer doesn’t know the difference between plurals an possessives.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-09-28 01:09:03   By: Anonymous
And still we’ve not seen Trump’s tax returns despite his promise to share and talk of great wealth. It should be clear to most that he’s been playing a shell game for some time. The lawyers will likely take war’s left.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2022-09-28 01:23:17   By: Anonymous
Of course total wealth dropped. Everyday Americans weren’t shopping. It’ll be back in their hands soon enough.

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    Posted on: 2022-09-28 07:37:17   By: Anonymous
    FUK DON SR., JR., ERIC, MELANIA. And i'd just like to plain ol FUK Ivanka. Unfortunately Donald Sr. has already popped that cherry.

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      Posted on: 2022-09-28 08:48:32   By: Anonymous
      About all you can pop is a zit

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        Posted on: 2022-09-29 08:20:42   By: Anonymous
        I popped your Mom's anuscherry.

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