On Tuesday, Forbes launched its flagship Forbes 400 listing of America’s wealthiest individuals, which incorporates the richest girls within the U.S.
When potential, researchers met with listees in particular person or spoke with them just about or by telephone, and interviewed their workers, handlers, asset managers and monetary advisors, rivals, friends and attorneys. In addition they pored over Securities and Change Fee paperwork, court docket filings, probate information and information articles. They took under consideration all kinds of belongings, and factored in debt and charitable giving.
To see how philanthropic every Forbes 400 member has been, Forbes dug into their recognized charitable giving and assigned every a philanthropy rating from 1 to five. Two-thirds of the billionaires on The Forbes 400 scored a 1 or 2, which means they’ve given lower than 5% of their fortune to charity.
See the gallery for the 20 richest girls within the U.S., with their internet worths as of Sept. 8, based on Forbes.