Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have risen to No.16 from 43 as the richest Americans.

Forbes Magazine has published “The Forbes 400”, a list of the 400 richest Americans. The report specially mentions the ascent of Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page to 16th rank this year, from 43rd last year. Last year they each had a net worth of $4 billion and this year they are said to have $11 billion each.

According to the report, “For the third consecutive year the rich got richer. In this, the 24th annual edition of The Forbes 400, the collective net worth of the nation’s wealthiest climbed $125 billion, to $1.13 trillion. All but 26 people on our roster are billionaires”.

Bill Gates, Microsoft Corp.’s co-founder and chairman, was the nation’s wealthiest person for the 11th year with a net worth of $51 billion.

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