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.
Alice is the younger sister of Samuel Walton, she is the daughter of WalMart’s founding father. She is said to be worth $34.9 billion, slightly higher than her elder brother. Last year alone, she made $1.4 billion. The heiress is an avid art collector and presently heads a 200,000 sq. feet art gallery – the Crystal Bridges Museum of American art. She is 64 years old.