by Mail Online
Here’s America’s 10 wealthiest billionaires:
No. 1. : Bill Gates
Microsoft tycoon Bill Gates is worth a huge net $54 billion.
No. 2.: Warren Buffett
Financial magnate Warren Buffet smiles as he is introduced at the Berkshire Hathaway. Chairman Warren Buffett has $45 billion to smile about.
No. 3: Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison, chief executive officer of Oracle Corp., a computer technology company, is worth $27 billion
No. 4: Christy Walton and family
As the widow of John Walton, son of Wal-Mart’s founder, Christy Walton has inherited a cool $24 billion
No. 5: Charles Koch
The chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, said to be the largest private company in the world, is worth $22 billion
No. 6: David Koch
As executive vice president of Koch Industries, David trails his brother slightly, with $21.5 billion
Nos. 7 and 8: Alice and Jim Walton
The Wal-Mart siblings and heirs are each worth between $20 and $20.1 billion.
No. 9: S. Robson Walton
As chairman of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Robson’s net worth stands at $19.7 billion
No. 10: Michael Bloomberg
New York City’s Mayor, who also owns media company Bloomberg LP, takes home $18 billion