The richest people in America

Published On: Sep 22 2012 09:00:34 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 29 2014 08:09:18 AM CDT

Buoyed by the stock market, the average net worth of the richest people in America has hit a record $5.7 billion.

Bill Gates, Microsoft
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1. Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp., is also co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Net worth: $81 billion.


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