Since 1991, Bill Gates has been ranked first or second on the Forbes list of the richest Americans, and this year he fell off the podium.

As the American notesForbes”, the long-term streak of Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, ended in the list of the richest Americans. Since 1991, he has not fallen below second place. Until 2021, he contributed to this severe divorce. A portion of Gates’ fortune – worth at least $5.7 billion worth of shares in listed companies – went to the ex-wife of Melinda French Gates.

However, it is impossible to blame inheritance only on divorce. However, the fortune of the creator of Microsoft increased by $23 billion in 2021. To about $134 billion However, this was not enough to chase other notable names.

According to Forbes magazine, the three richest Americans are: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

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