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Live Forbes magazine is act within its annual survey.
All of the richest Americans.
All -- I am not on that cover Nora -- the -- I don't know what happened they obviously missed my bank camps.
But Luisa Kroll is full senior wealth edited joins us now at the recent good to see you -- Jonathan -- not very good thank you I'd be better if I was on the list of the 400 that -- -- -- But let's go let's we can't go -- roll 400 but at the top ten I think is interesting.
Allah -- -- -- Arab New York City Mike Bloomberg sitting there at number ten how much is he worth.
He's worth 25 billion which is about five point five billion more than he was last year.
His Bloomberg LP is doing just great while he runs the city.
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All the warm -- family.
Yet the -- means they're worth over a hundred billion the four of them the Walton four and that's up twenty billion from last year.
At Wal-Mart just it's a juggernaut and obviously people need places to go shop where they can afford and because they're buying it's such -- they can keep this prices down and keep the what was getting richer.
Really and then -- so equal for the Coen brothers' door what do they do I don't really know much about them.
There are they run the second largest private company in the United States it as a 115 billion in sales.
For watchers they make brawny paper towels Dixie cups but they also have refineries pipelines.
Lots of old manufacturing businesses.
-- and then we get to some of those sort of new attack.
Larry Ellison of oracle it's it's all don't -- we've never really hear much about our -- right now but this guy is still worth 41 billion dollars.
He was the year's biggest dollar Gainer he's upbeat billion -- oracle is crashing at that stock is up 20% over a year -- year.
And he was 33 billion -- -- -- of that special forty nearly forty billion plus classy -- Yeah that's a pretty special -- this city can.
-- and then up at the top we have -- a couple of familiar names Warren Buffett at number two.
But Berkshire Hathaway of course and Bill Gates of Microsoft and number one -- they both do -- They did amazingly they were both up seven billion apiece so they gap between them remains at twenty billion.
But the amazing thing is that gates has been in that spot for nineteen years in a row but it's been in that spot for twelve years -- -- -- And yet they are giving the way gobs and gobs of money gates is given -- 28 billion.
And Buffett's giving away seventeen point five billion and they still managed to stay at the top.
Gates is given away 28 billion and is still worth 66 billion yes.
What app that's pretty sort of I thought it was a one and one of the interesting things that struck me on the list.
-- it would be somewhat precipitous -- of one a mr.
Zuckerberg of FaceBook fame.
Yes he was the biggest dollar loser he was worth seventeen point five billion last year he's now worth nine point four billion.
It it's a huge fall but let's put this into perspective he still richer than he was two years ago.
And the guy is still 28 he's the second youngest of all the Americans on the Forbes four -- oh who's the youngest.
Dustin -- -- -- his former roommate there eight days apart also FaceBook fortune.
Wow that's interest -- what -- what how is wealth in America looking generally Luis Al we is wealthy increasing at least among these.
These 400 is at the -- they did that is the -- I guess is the top end of America doing well still.
The top end of America is doing extraordinary well particularly the -- at the very top of the list but overall the average net worth of the Forbes 400 members.
It's four point two billion that's the highest record on it that.
That it's it's that's a new record.
The last highest was three point nine billion in that was in 2000 innate right before the financial crisis.
All right Luisa -- it's a fascinating issue as always -- the 400 richest people.
In America Lisa Crowley's full CDO wealth -- -- -- thanks for telling us all about it Lisa thanks Jonathan are right and everybody go pick up a copy of -- -- check it out online wherever you.
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