Bill Gates is America’s richest for 22nd straight year

October 4, 2015 4:22 AM

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Gates held onto the number-one spot in the annual list of the 400 wealthiest Americans for the 22nd straight year, with net worth of US$76bil (RM335.07bil), down US$5bil (RM22.04bil) from 2014. The cost of admission to the 2015 list was the highest ever at $1.7 billion, up from $1.55 billion a year ago. Former Oracle CEO Lawrence Ellison is listed third with $47.5 billion, while Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is on the forth position with $46.7 billion.

Dell Inc. founder and CEO Michael Dell ranks No. 23 in the nation with a net worth of $19.1 billion, according to Forbes. “I mean, I look better if I’m worth $10 billion than if I’m worth $4 billion”, he admitted before eventually lashing out against the publication in typical Trump fashion. Larry P...

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