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Meet the 10 Richest People in America
The average net worth of America's 400 richest rose $800 million to this year. Check out who made the list…

Money, Cash, pile of money

Forbes released its annual list of the richest Americans, and the average net worth of the magazine’s 400-member list is $5 billion—the highest to date.

Bill Gates, Gates Foundation

1. Bill Gates

Chairman of Microsoft, $72 billion 

(REUTERS)

Warren Buffett

2. Warren Buffett

Berkshire Hathaway, $58.5 billion

(Reuters)

Larry Ellison, Oracle

3. Larry Ellison

Oracle  CEO, $41 billion

(Reuters)

Charles Koch

4. Charles Koch

CEO of Koch Industries, $36 billion

David Koch, Koch Industries

4. David Koch, Executive

Vice President, Koch Industries, $36 billion

(REUTERS)

Christy Walton

6. Christy Walton & family

Co-Chair, Children's Scholarship Fund (heirs of Wal-Mart founder), $35.4 billion

Jim Walton

7. Jim Walton, Chairman and CEO

Arvest Bank Group, $33.8 billion

Alice Walton

Alice Walton, Chairman

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, $33.5 billion

(REUTERS)

Rob Walton

9. S. Robson Walton

Chairman, Wal-Mart Stores, $33.3 billion

(REUTERS)

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

10. Michael Bloomberg

Mayor of New York City, $31 billion

(Reuters)

Meet the 10 Richest People in America

The average net worth of America's 400 richest rose $800 million to this year. Check out who made the list…

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