Ellison, Bloomberg among richest Americans on Forbes list

(JTA) — Larry Ellison and Michael Bloomberg are among the top 10 richest people in America, according to Forbes.

Ellison, CEO of the Oracle Company, is third on the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest people in the United States with $41 billion. Bloomberg, the mayor of New York, is 10th with $31 billion.

Other Jews in the top 20 are casino mogul and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson, in 11th with $28.5 million; Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, in 14th with $24.4 billion; George Soros, in 19th with $20 billion; and Marc Zuckerberg, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, in 20th with $19 billion. Zuckerberg rose to the top 20 from 36th last year.

Other Jews appearing on the list, which came out this week, include Ronald Perelman, Leonard Lauder, Elon Musk and Micky Arison.

Microsoft’s Bill Gates topped the list for the 20th consecutive year with $72 billion. Only 30 of those on the list are less well off than they were last year.

The combined wealth of the top 400 wealthiest Americans is about $2 trillion, more than double a decade ago.