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Bill Gates Tops Forbes Magazine's Rich List For 20th Year

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  Original Published: 9/18/2013 It's been said "the rich get richer." And according to Forbes Magazine, the nation's 400 top earners are the richest they've ever been. The group has a combined net worth just over $2-trillion. Microsoft founder Bill Gates tops the rich list for the 20th year in a row with a personal fortune of $72-billion dollars. Warren Buffet came in second with $58.5-billion. And Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a good year. After dropping to No. 36 last year, he returned to the top 20 with a personal fortune of $19-billion.
   
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