The 30 Richest Americans Of All Time – Inflation Adjusted

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#1 John D. Rockefeller - Net Worth $340 Billion

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John D. Rockefeller was not only the richest America who ever lived but also the richest human being in the history of the world with a net worth equivalent to $340 billion in 2012 dollars when he died in 1937. John D. Rockefeller was the founder of Standard Oil and eventually controlled over 90% of all the oil in The United States. Standard Oil was broken up by the US government for being a monopoly and was eventually broken up into what eventually became Amoco, Chevron Conoco, and ExxonMobil. He was the first American to ever be worth over $1 billion and donated over $500 million to charity upon his death.
#1 John D. Rockefeller - Net Worth $340 Billion
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Nicknames
William H. Gates III
William H Gates
Gates, Bill
William Henry "Bill" Gates III
William Henry III
Ethnicity
Scottish American
Date of Birth
1955-10-28
Nationality
United States of America
Height
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight
135 lbs (61.37 kg)
Profession
Country
United States of America
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