Bill Gates tops Forbes' 400 wealthiest in America

Bill Gates is the richest person in America ... again.

Forbes released its annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in America Tuesday. This elite group has a combined net worth of $2.4 trillion.

Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, had a net worth of $81 billion.

Second is Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at $67 billion.

The list has nine Washingtonians. They include former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer ($27.5 billion); Microsoft co-founder and Seahawks owner Paul Allen ($18.9 billion); and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz ($2.9 billion).

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is ranked at No. 156 with $3.7 billion.

Alice Walton, the daughter of Walmart co-founder Sam Walton, is the wealthiest woman in the U.S. at the No. 13 spot at $35.4 billion.

Ranked at No. 10, Russian-born Google co-founder Sergey Brin is America's richest immigrant ($37.5 billion). Other notables include Oprah Winfrey ($2.8 billion) at No. 239 and Rupert Murdoch ($11.1 billion) at No. 38. 

PHOTOS: Forbes Top 10 Wealthiest People in America 2016

Copyright 2016 KING


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