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Technology firm Oracle’s CEO Larry Ellison tops the list with a net worth of $43 billion. He is the third richest man in the United States. Oracle is third only to Microsoft and IBM for computer software revenues.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg takes second place in the Forbes list. Bloomberg, who is said to be worth $27 billion, owns the highly regarded Bloomberg financial media empire, which makes up one-third of the entire global financial data market. Next on the list is casino magnate Sheldon Adelson with $26.5 billion.
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are also feature in the top 10, both with a net worth of over $22 billion. Page and Brin are credited with creating one of the world’s most innovative technology firms, which includes YouTube and Gmail.
Another successful Jewish technology guru is Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who sits in 16th place on the richest Jews list. While his wealth has dropped to $13.3 billion due to an unsuccessful share launch, Facebook remains the leading player in the social media market.