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The rich get richer: 400 wealthiest Americans now worth $2.3TRILLION....

• dailymail.co.uk

Newer figures in technology advanced quickly - including Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook founder and CEO was ranked number 10 with $34billion fortune

Top 400 were largely the same people thanks to buoyant stock market 


 

America's wealthiest are worth more than ever - with the top 400 billionaires worth a breataking $2.3trillion, according to the latest edition of the Forbes 400.

The renowned rich list was again topped by Bill Gates - the richest American for the past 21 years - whose fortune was $81.2billion. 

But the Microsoft founder, 58, had newer technology billionaires snapping at his heels, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who broke the top 10 for the first time having gained $15billion in the past year.



 

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