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Bill Gates once again tops Forbes magazine richest American list



by Joseph Earnest  September 30, 2014   


Newscast Media NEW YORKAccording to Forbes magazine rankings, Bill Gates retained the top rank as America's richest man, with an estimated $81 billion in wealth.  Gates has seen his wealth increase by $9 billion since last year, and was followed by Warren Buffet, founder of Berkshire Hathaway with $67 billion. Oracle's Larry Ellison was third with $50 billion.


Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg saw his wealth grow to $34 billion and came in at number 11 on the list, while the the Walton family dominated the top ten spots.


Koch brothers, Charles and David Koch, both have wealth valued at $42 billion each, and were tied as the fourth richest men in America.


The complete list can be viewed here, it has a combined wealth of 400 Americans totaling over $2.2 trillion.  Add Comments>>















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