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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…
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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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