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From Wall road to the West Coast, from blue-collar billionaires to blue-blood fortunes, from the Google men to hedge-fund honchos, the entire cash on the planet provides us the lowdown on at the present time richest american citizens. Veteran newshounds Peter W. Bernstein and Annalyn Swan delve into who made and misplaced the main cash some time past twenty-five years, the fields and industries that experience produced the best wealth, the most important probability takers, the main aggressive gamers, the main wasteful relatives feuds, the trophy better halves, the main conspicuous shoppers, the largest artwork creditors, and the main and least beneficiant philanthropists.

Incorporating particular, never-before-published facts from Forbes journal, all of the funds on this planet is a significantly wonderful, behind-the-scenes examine today's colossal wealthy.

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They’re all workaholics. Not just in their businesses: They’re all working on boards or advising. Sure, there are some who retire. ” Or as media giant John W. 1 billion), told Forbes, “I don’t think I’ve ever ‘worked’ in my life, because ‘work’ to me means that you’re really doing something that you don’t like. I hate to tell you this, but I’ve never liked the weekend in my life. ” 45 2 Risk I f there is one cardinal rule of the Forbes 400, it is this: If you don’t inherit money, the likeliest route to making a real bundle is by taking a lot of risks.

Venezuela 1 Turkey 1 Taiwan 9 South Africa 1 Scotland 1 Russia 4 Republic of Georgia 1 Puerto Rico 1 Argentina 1 Armenia 1 Australia 2 Belgium 3 Canada 9 China 8 Poland 5 Palestine 1 Pakistan 1 North Korea 1 Mozambique 1 Korea 2 Japan 2 Italy 2 Israel 4 Ireland 1 Iraq 2 Iran 3 Cuba 1 Egypt 2 England 2 France 2 Germany 6 India 8 Greece 2 Hungary 5 cided they needed a professional manager. They turned to Steve Ballmer, who had lived down the hall from Gates at Harvard. Unlike Gates, Ballmer, the son of Swiss immigrants, hung around Cambridge long enough to get his Harvard degree in math and economics.

Had he gone to college, Hunt believed he “probably would have ended up keeping the books for Tyson Foods or Wal-Mart,” two other Arkansas companies. Instead, he built up a net worth of $335 million by 1994, the last time he made the Forbes 400 list. Fred DeLuca, billionaire founder of Subway, never made it through college and has the same innate suspicion of advanced education as Hunt. As a high-school grad looking for a way to pay for college, DeLuca borrowed $1,000 from family friend Peter Buck to start a submarine-sandwich shop.

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