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Know These 10 Immigrant Billionaires In The US Who Are Richer Than Donald Trump

With his recent ban on the immigrants and the seven Muslim majority nations, President Trump has played his card, well. In doing so, he stands true to his election campaign promise of ousting the immigrants from the US. However, the Forbes survey of the richest in the US in 2016, found that about 10% of the Forbes 400 were immigrants, out of which more than 10 were wealthier than the President himself.

Let us look at some of these billionaires who are wealthier than Trump :

1. Sergey Brin – He is the co-founder of Google and the president of Alphabet. His net worth is estimated to be around $37.5 billion, making him the wealthiest immigrant. He was initially from the former Soviet Union and immigrated to the US at the age of six years. The reason for his family’s immigration is that his parents faced anti–Semitism, in their country.

2. George Soros – He is considered to be one of the top most investors in the world. His entire assets worth $24.9 billion. He originally hails from Hungary but immigrated to the US in 1947 to escape the Nazis.

3. Len Blavatnik – He was born in Ukraine but in 1978 immigrated to the US and obtained the US citizenship in 1984. He is an ace businessman and his net worth as of today is around $18.2 billion.

4. Thomas Peterffy – He is the founder of Interactive Brokers Group and has a net worth of $12.6 billion. He came to America in 1965, but he had no money as he came from a family of Hungarian aristocrats and their entire wealth was taken by the Soviets.

5. Elon Musk – Elon Musk was originally from South Africa. His is a business magnate and founder companies such as SpaceX, SolarCity and X.com, with a net worth of $11.6 billion.

6. Rupert Murdoch – Rupert Murdoch is another well-known business magnate in the US, who originally hailed from Australia. He is the owner of a media conglomerate 21st Century Fox. At present, his wealth is estimated to be around $ 11.1 billion.

7. Patrick Soon Shiong – He was born in South Africa to Chinese Parents. He is the richest doctor in the US. He is also the founder of two pharmaceutical companies, Abraxis and American Pharmaceutical Partners, which he sold later. At present his wealth is said to be around $9.2 billion.

8. Jan Koum – He founded Whatsapp in 2009 and later sold it to Facebook in 2014 for $22 billion in cash and stocks. He is originally from Ukraine and migrated to the US at the age of 16 years. His net worth is around. $8.8 billion.

9. Pierre Omidyar – He is an Iranian American entrepreneur. He is the founder of eBay and became a billionaire at the age of 31, when eBay went public. At present his wealth is estimated to be around $ 8.1 billion.

10. Micky Arison – He is the chairman of world’s largest cruise company, Carnival cruise. It accounts for half of the cruise all over the world. He is an Israeli American with a net worth of $ 7.2 billion.