George Lucas, Sumner Redstone Among Forbes’ List of Richest Americans

Forbes has announced the 34th annual Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans, including such media figures as George Lucas, David Geffen, Sumner Redstone and John Malone.

Topping the list for the 22nd straight year is Microsoft’s Bill Gates, whose net work stands at a cool $76 billion. He’s actually down $5 billion from last year. Following him is Warren Buffett at $62 billion.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos made number four on the ranking and had the highest increase of anyone on the list, $16.5 billion, to put him at $47 billion. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg skated into the top 10 at number seven with $40.3 billion.

In the entertainment industry, former Tele-Communications executive officer Malone is number 68 with $7.2 billion, record firm creator Geffen came in at number 70 with $6.9 billion and “Star Wars” creator Lucas and media magnate Redstone both landed at 94 with $5 billion.

See the full list at Forbes.

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