Richest Americans 2010

The Forbes released its list of 400 richest Americans. One of the person on the listing is Mark Zuckerberg, an owner of Facebook whose wealth is worth $6.9 billion. That puts him at number 35. It is up from 135th place last year.

It is important to mention that the Facebook as a company is worth about $23 billion.

Bill Gates retains at the top of the list as number one. He expanded his wealth by $4 billion from last year to $54 billion. Larry Ellison (co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation) has the third place, while number two belongs to Warren Buffett (CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, a conglomerate holding company).

Other leaders from technology world with high places are: Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin ($15 billion each), Steve Ballmer (the chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation) – 16th ($13.1 billion) and Michael Dell (Dell Inc) – 15th ($14 billion).