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Where Do the Billionaire Americans Live?

Sizing up the homes of Bill Gates and other top members of the new Forbes 400 list


Where Do the Billionaire Americans Live? July 30, 2017Leave a comment

$363.3 billion is the combined worth of these 5 multi-billionaires. Most of this money is still held as stakes in the companies they have created.
Bill Gates, owns a Washington mansion that is worth $170 million and several horse ranches across the entire USA. He also has shares in luxury hotel chains that are on behalf of his private investment firm, Cascade.

Let’s see where these richest Americans reside

1. Bill Gates

Net Worth: $81 billion
Home: Medina, Washington
Mr. Gates, 60, spends most of his time at his 66,000-square-foot Medina, Washington, mansion, a.k.a Xanadu 2.0 after the title character’s estate in Citizen Kane. The house overlooks Lake Washington. It took Mr. Gates seven years and roughly $63.2 million to construct this mansion, which is filled with features that are quite high-tech. He bought the lot for $2 million in 1988, but it’s now value an estimated $170 million.

2. Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $67 billion
Home: Medina, Washington
Mr. Bezos who is 52 years old, currently in the process of building his e-commerce kingdom, collected a huge amount of real properties over the years, he is now at number 26 on The Land Report’s list of America’s largest landowners last year. In terms of houses, he has a 165,000-acre ranch in West Texas, a waterfront mansion in Washington state, in Manhattan’s Century Tower he has three linked apartments in, and a 12,000-square-foot Beverly Hills estate that has Tom Cruise as a neighbor, according to Forbes.
His home at Medina, Washington, close to Amazon’s headquarters, stretches on 5.35 acres and about 29,000 square-foot of covered living space.

3. Warren Buffett

Net Worth: $65.5 billion
Home: Omaha, Nebraska

He is one of the shrewdest investors on the face of planet, who has several investments in estate. Warren Buffet, 86-year-old now is famous for living in a humble manner.

His home is on the corner in Omaha, Nebraska, which he purchased in 1958 for just $31,500. Mr. Buffett has lived there ever since then. The house was originally built in 1921, underwent several developments to make it a warm and comfortable 6,500-square-foot home.

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $55.5 billion
Home: Palo Alto, California

He is one of the youngest entrepreneur to reach multi-billionaire status. he is famous for inventing Facebook which generates huge amount of revenue for him and has been quite beneficial for him.
He docks most of his wealth in schools, health and other philanthropies. His real estate possessions include his home in Palo Alto and a 9.9-million pieds-a-terre near Dolores Park in San Francisco.

Mr. Zuckerberg, 32, bought his first Craftsman-style 5,000-square-foot home in Palo Alto in 2011 for $7 million. He bought four of the houses adjacent his home in the subsequent years for about $43.8 million to better keep his privacy.

5. Larry Ellison

Net Worth: $49.3 billion
Home: Woodside, California

Larry Ellison is Oracle’s executive chairman, he is 72, has a wide-ranging real estate portfolio. He has purchased enormous parts of whole areas in Malibu and around Lake Tahoe. He owns a $70-million Beechwood Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island; a garden villa in Kyoto, Japan; and 98% of the land of Lanai, Hawaii’s sixth-largest island, which he bought in 2012 for $500 million.

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