Richest Americans, 2006

(in millions of U.S. dollars)

Rank Name Net Worth Company
1. Bill Gates $53 billion Microsoft
2. Warren Buffett $46 billion Berkshire Hathaway
3. Sheldon Adelson $20.5 billion casinos, hotels
4. Larry Ellison $19.5 billion Oracle
5. Paul Allen $16 billion Microsoft, investments
6. Jim Walton $15.7 billion Wal-Mart
7. Christy Walton & family $15.6 billion Wal-Mart
Rob Walton $15.6 billion Wal-Mart
8. Michael Dell $15.5 billion Dell
Alice Walton $15.5 billion Wal-Mart
Source: Forbes.com, 2006

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