This week Forbes released its list of 400 of the richest Americans, a who's who of American business masterminds, with an average net worth of $4.2 billion. Founders and co-creators of tech companies didn't factor extremely heavily into the list of major players, but they did account for some of the more youthful members.
The top techie -- and overall #1 -- on the Forbes list of the 400 richest people in America is Bill Gates, with a net worth of $66 billion dollars.
Techies on the Forbes list of 400 richest Americans (pictures)
by CNET News.com | September 19, 2012, 6:00pm PDT | Image 1 of 21