We live in a world where most people have a hard time paying bills on time, but not the people on the following list. These people aren’t just rich, but wealthy by even the most extravagant standards of wealth. You see, despite being viewed as the richest country in the world, the United States of America has a big disparity between the rich and the poor.
While one in every six people in America (around 50 million) struggle with ‘food insecurity’ as the USDA calls it, the people on the following list are wealthy enough to buy a meal for every hunger-stricken person in the country and still be left with a few billion dollars to spend. Let us then take a look at the 10 richest people in America at this point in time.
10Samuel Robson Walton
Samuel Robson Walton is the chairman of the WalMart board, and has been holding this position for the past 22 years. Robson is the eldest son Sam Walton, founder of the WalMart franchise. He is 70 years old and is a lawyer by profession. After practicing law for some time at the Conners & Winters law firm, he chose to rejoin his father’s empire. His estimated worth is $34.8 billion.