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The Question:

Who are the richest people in the United States?

The Answer:

Every year Forbes Magazine publishes a list called the Forbes 400 Richest in America, a list of the wealthiest people in the country.

Here are the top five from the 2010 list, ranked by worth.

William (Bill) H. Gates III $54 billion
Warren Edward Buffett $45 billion
Larry Ellison $27 billion
Christy Walton $24 billion
Charles Koch $21.5 billion

See our list of the Top Ten Richest Americans.

—The Editors

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