The richest people in America

Published On: Sep 22 2012 07:00:34 PM PDT   Updated On: Sep 29 2014 06:09:18 AM PDT

Buoyed by the stock market, the average net worth of the richest people in America has hit a record $5.7 billion.

Wealthiest US - Bloomberg
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8. Michael Bloomberg, former New York City mayor, founder and owner of Bloomberg LP, philanthropist. Net worth: $35 billion.


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