Robert F. Smith

Just two Black people made this year’s Forbes 400, the annual list of the richest people in the United States.

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Businessman and investor Robert F. Smith, with a net worth of $6.7 billion, and World Wide Technology founder David Steward, worth $5.8 billion, ranked 141 and 182 on the recently issued list, respectively, Black Enterprise reported.

Conspicuously absent is media mogul Oprah Winfrey ($2.6 billion) and former President Donald Trump ($2.5 billion), both of whom fell short of the list’s $2.9 billion cutoff.

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