Forbes list of America's top 10 richest people

Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:38pm IST

Billionaires Warren Buffett (L) and Bill Gates pose for a photo while each holding a cup of DQ ice cream upside down during their visit to a new Dairy Queen store in Beijing September 30, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Files

Billionaires Warren Buffett (L) and Bill Gates pose for a photo while each holding a cup of DQ ice cream upside down during their visit to a new Dairy Queen store in Beijing September 30, 2010.

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REUTERS - Forbes magazine on Wednesday released its 2012 ranking of the richest people in America.

Below are the top 10, as estimated by the magazine. The full list can be seen at www.forbes.com/forbes400

1. Bill Gates, Medina, Wash., $66 billion

2. Warren Buffett, Omaha, $46 billion

3. Larry Ellison, Woodside, Calif., $41 billion

4. Charles Koch, Wichita, Kan., $31 billion

5. David Koch, New York City, $31 billion

6. Christy Walton & family, Jackson, Wyo., $27.9 billion

7. Jim Walton, Bentonville, Ark., $26.8 billion

8. Alice Walton, Fort Worth, Texas, $26.3 billion

9. S. Robson Walton, Bentonville, Ark., $26.1 billion

10. Michael Bloomberg, New York City, $25 billion

(Reporting by Paul Thomasch)

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