According to Forbes magazine, there are now 469 billionaires in the US, and 101 of 'em in California. How many billionaires are there in the Bay Area?
At the top of the list are the usual suspects: Oracle's Larry Ellison has a net worth of 25 billion, those Google guys Sergey Brin and Larry Page are both worth a scoshe over 18 billion.. The only Bay Area woman on the list is outgoing eBay CEO Meg Whitman with a 1.3 billion dollar stash.
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