Forbes 400 Richest Americans

As if hearing Edmundo's question of who is rich, Forbes magazine released their list of the 400 richest Americans.

Topping the list as usual is Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, with Bershire's Warren Buffet in 2nd and Oracle's Larry Ellison in 3rd.

So where are the bankers?

Of the top 200, 50 of them are in (or were) in finance, with hedge funders and investors topping the list over the PE guys.

Here's a quick top 20 of the group:

#2 Warren Buffet - $45 billion - Berkshire Hathaway

#14 George Soros - $14.2 billion - Soros Fund Management

#20 John Paulson - $12.4 billion> - Paulson & Co.

#22 Abigail Johnson - $11.3 billion - Fidelity

#24 Carl Icahn - $11 billion - Icahn enterprises

#24 Ron Perelman - $11 billion - Takeovers

#30 James Simons - $8.7 billion - Renaissance Technologies

#32 Steve Cohen - $7.3 billion - SAC Capital

#33 Edward Johnson - $7.1 billion - Fidelity

#34 Philip Anschutz - $7 billion - Investor

#43 Andrew Beal - $6 billion - Beal Bank

#44 Eli Broad - $5.8 billion - SunAmerica

#55 Harold Simmons - $5 billion - Takeovers

#55 Ray Dalio - $5 billion - Bridgewater

#58 Ira Rennert - $4.5 billion - Takeovers

#62 David Tepper - $4.3 billion - Appaloosa Management

#66 Lester Crown - $4.2 billion - General Dynamics

#69 Bruce Kovner - $4.1 billion - Caxton Associates

#69 Steve Schwarzman - $4.1 billion - Blackstone Group

#74 the Ziff Brothers - $4 billion - Och-Ziff Capital Management

Here's a link to the full list at Forbes.

Will we be seeing you on it in the future?

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