NEW YORK (KDKA/AP) – President Donald Trump’s ranking in the Forbes list of wealthiest Americans has dropped, as the magazine said the value of some of his Manhattan real estate holdings has declined recently.
Forbes ranked the first billionaire president as the 248th-wealthiest person in America and put his wealth at $3.1 billion . The year before, he was ranked 156th and Forbes said he was worth $3.7 billion.READ MORE: Robert Bowers' Defense Seeks Change Of Venue For Upcoming Trial
As a candidate, Trump said his net worth was more than $10 billion, but Forbes pegged that figure at $4.5 billion in September 2015. By Forbes’ estimates, Trump’s wealth has fallen 31 percent in two years.READ MORE: FBI Warns Of Hoax Kidnapping Scam Targeting 724-Area Codes
Forbes’ list is once again topped by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates with a net worth of $89 billion, followed by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is 4th.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Treasury Returns $135M Of Unclaimed Property In 2021
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