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REVEALED: The richest billionaires in 43 US states (but the world's second-richest man Bill Gates DOESN'T make the list because he near Jeff Bezos)

There are 43 billionaires in the US who have been recognized as the wealthiest individuals in their respective states. 
According to a Forbes rich list that was released in March, Amazon's Jeff Bezos held the top spot not only in Washington state, but as the richest man in the world with a net worth of $113billion as of March 18. Since the Forbes report, Bezos's net worth has skyrocketed to $171billion. 
However, the second richest man in the world didn't make the list. Microsoft's Bill Gates didn't get the recognition for having a net worth of $109billion because he lives in the same state as Bezos. 
Amazon's Jeff Bezos still holds the top spot not only in Washington state, but as the richest man in the world with a net worth of $113billion as of March 18. As of July 1, Bezos's wealth hit a new high of $171billion
Amazon's Jeff Bezos still holds the top spot not only in Washington state, but as the richest man in the world with a net worth of $113billion as of March 18. As of July 1, Bezos's wealth hit a new high of $171billion
However, the second richest man in the world didn't make the list. Microsoft's Bill Gates (pictured) didn't get the recognition for having a net worth of $109billion because he lives in the same state as Bezos
However, the second richest man in the world didn't make the list. Microsoft's Bill Gates (pictured) didn't get the recognition for having a net worth of $109billion because he lives in the same state as Bezos
Forbes also reported that most states and Washington, DC, have at least one billionaire, there are seven states that don't have any billionaires. 
Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota and Vermont don't have a billionaire to represent them on Forbes' list. 
While the numbers were crunched before the coronavirus spread across the US, some of the billionaires have remain unaffected by the pandemic. 
For example, with more people staying home due to the virus, they are also using online platforms like Amazon to make purchases and get food delivered through the company's partnership with Whole Foods.  
Therefore, Bezos's wealth has been relatively unaffected by impacts of the virus.
Heirs of the Walmart fortune, Alice and Jim Walton, are also seeing the company's shares remain steady through the pandemic. 
On the other hand, billionaires like Philip Anschutz and Sheldon Adelson, who both have stakes in tourism-related businesses, likely took a hit during the pandemic. 
Anschutz owns the Coachella Music Festival and has a stake in several sports team. Adelson owns a portion of the Las Vegas Strip as well as casinos in other countries. 
The tourism industry has been one of the hardest hit industries since the pandemic hit the US in mid-March. 

The richest billionaires in each state as of March 2020  

Arizona
Arturo Moreno: $3.3billion
Arkansas
Jim Walton: $54.6billion
California
Larry Ellison: $59billion
Colorado
Philip Anschutz: $11billion
Connecticut
Ray Dalio: $18billion 
Washington, DC
Donald Trump: $2.1billion
Florida
Thomas Peterffy: $14.3billion
Georgia
Jim Kennedy: $7.6billion
Hawaii
Pierre Omidyar: $11billion
Idaho
Frank Vandersloot: $3.5billion 
Illinois
Ken Griffin: $12.1billion 
Jim Walton received the top billionaire spot for the state of Arkansas with a net worth of $54.6billion
Jim Walton received the top billionaire spot for the state of Arkansas with a net worth of $54.6billion
Indiana
Carl Cook: $8billion 
Iowa
Harry Stine: $3.8billion 
Kansas
Charles Koch: $38.2billion 
Kentucky
Tamara Gustavson: $4.5 billion
Louisiana
Gayle Benson: $3.2billion 
Maine
Susan Alfond: $1.4billion
Maryland
Stephen Bisciotti: $4.2billion
Massachusetts
Abigail Johnson: $10.8billion 
Michigan
Dan Gilbert: $6.5billion 
Minnesota
Glen Taylor: $2.9billion
Warren Buffett claimed the top spot in Nebraska with a net worth of $67.5billion
Warren Buffett claimed the top spot in Nebraska with a net worth of $67.5billion
Mississippi
James and Thomas Duff: $1.4billion each
Missouri
Pauline Macmillan Keinath: $4.8 billion
Montana
Dennis Washington: $5.5billion
Nebraska
Warren Buffett: $67.5billion
Nevada
Sheldon Adelson: $26.8billion 
New Jersey
John Overdeck: $6.1billion 
New York
Michael Bloomberg: $48billion
North Carolina
James Goodnight: $6.1billion 
Ohio
Les Wexner and family: $4billion
Oklahoma
David Green and family: $6.3billion 
Oregon
Phil Knight and family: $29.5billion 
Pennsylvania
Victoria Mars: $6.2billion 
Rhode Island
Jonathan Nelson: $1.8billion 
While there aren't many women who are billionaires, Alice Walton (pictured) took the top spot for the state of Texas with a net worth of $54.4billion
While there aren't many women who are billionaires, Alice Walton (pictured) took the top spot for the state of Texas with a net worth of $54.4billion 
South Carolina
Anita Zucker: $1.3billion 
South Dakota
T. Denny Sanford: $2billion 
Tennessee
Thomas Frist, Jr and family: $7.5billion 
Texas
Alice Walton: $54.4billion 
Utah
Gail Miller: $1.7billion 
Virginia
Jacqueline Mars: $24.7billion 
Washington state
Jeff Bezos: $113billion (as of March 18)
West Virginia
Jim Justice II: $1.2billion 
Wisconsin
John Menard, Jr: $11.5billion 
Wyoming
John Mars: $24.7billion 
Source: Forbes 

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