For the first time in four years, Microsoft's chairman beats out telecom mogul Carlos Slim. Other tech execs grace the list this year, including Ellison, Page, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and some newcomers.
And as usual, Forbes' latest list of the wealthiest 400 Americans includes a tech industry who's who, from Ellison to Zuckerberg to Musk.
The Microsoft co-founder unseats telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim for the first time in four years.
Microsoft's co-founder was once again topped by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Helu, according to Forbes' list of the world's billionaires.
Executives and founders from Microsoft, Dell, Facebook, and Twitter make the list of the top 400 richest Americans.
Despite drop, Facebook co-founder may well be the last person to be concerned about losing a few million dollars.
Once again the Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist tops Forbes' latest list of the 400 richest people in America. And Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg continues his meteoric rise.
The worth of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar has been corrected.
Forbes' list of the richest Americans has some familiar faces from the technology world but also some rather unexpected rankings.
Worth $53.5 billion, Mexican mobile tycoon Carlos Slim Helu is now the world's richest man, according to Forbes, putting Bill Gates in second place with only $53 billion.