Who Are The Wealthiest Americans In Each State?

Movoto’s map of the wealthiest Americans by state.
Movoto’s map of the wealthiest Americans by state. –SCREENSHOT

What do you think having $18.2 billion to your name feels like? Abigail Johnson, the richest person in the state of Massachusetts knows.

Movoto Blog, a site dedicated to telling real estate stories, has mapped out the richest person in every state, and rich just doesn’t seem to be a strong enough word.

Harvard Business School alumna Abigail Johnson, who, according Forbes, is next in line to be the CEO of Fidelity investments when her father retires, has $18.2 billion dollars.

But, Johnson is not the richest person in the United States.

A Mr. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and second richest person on the planet, wins for the wealthiest person in Washington state (and in the US) with a sum of $80 billion.


Who are all these wealthy people walking in the same state you are in?

Movoto said “According to data from Forbes and Celebrity Net Worth, the wealthiest members of each state did not achieve their fortunes in the same way. They are: Entrepreneurs Heirs/Heiresses and Widows.’’

One family, the Waltons, who are the founders of Walmart, won for the wealthiest person in three separate states: Jim Walton in Arkansas, Alice Walton in Texas and Christy Walton in Wyoming.

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