Friday, September 24, 1999

25 richest Americans




        The 25 richest Americans as compiled by Forbes magazine. Following the name is the age, place of residence and estimated net worth in billions of dollars.

        Where more than one name is listed under a number, there is a tie.

        1. Gates, William H. III, 43, Bellevue, Wash., 85 billion

        2. Allen, Paul Gardner, 46, Mercer Island, Wash., 40

        3. Buffett, Warren Edward, 69, Omaha, Neb., 31

        4. Ballmer, Steven Anthony, 43, Bellevue, Wash., 23

        5. Dell, Michael, 34, Austin, Texas, 20

        6. Walton, Alice L., 50, Rogers, Ark., 17

        6. Walton, Helen R., 80, Bentonville, Ark., 17

        6. Walton, Jim C., 51, Bentonville, Ark., 17

        6. Walton, John T., 53, Durango, Colo., 17

        6. Walton, S. Robson, 55, Bentonville, Ark., 17

        11. Moore, Gordon Earl, 70, Woodside, Calif., 15

        12. Ellison, Lawrence Joseph, 55, Atherton, Calif., 13

        13. Anschutz, Philip F., 59, Denver, 11

        13. Kluge, John Werner, 85, Charlottesville, Va., 11

        15. Anthony, Barbara Cox, 76, Honolulu, 9.7

        15. Chambers, Anne Cox, 79, Atlanta, 9.7

        17. Redstone, Sumner M., 76, Newton Centre, Mass., 9.4

        18. Bezos, Jeffrey P., 35, Seattle, 7.8

        19. Johnson, Abigail, 37, Boston, 7.4

        20. Kerkorian, Kirk, 82, Las Vegas, Nev., 7.0

        21. Turner, Robert E. (Ted), 60, Atlanta, 6.9

        22. Murdoch, Keith Rupert, 68, New York, 6.8

        22. Schwab, Charles R., 62, Atherton, Calif., 6.8

        24. Hewlett, William Redington, 86, Portola Valley, Calif., 6.6

        25. McCaw, Craig O., 50, Bellevue, Wash., 6.4 —The Associated Press

       



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