United States of America

March 2008
Forbes Asia;3/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p66
The article focuses on billionaires in the U.S. in 2008. The country has a total of 469 billionaires, 54 more than year 2007. Among the newcomers are George Steinbrenner, owner of the New York Yankees; Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, and James Kennedy, chief executive officer (CEO) of Cox Enterprises. In 2007, Harold Hamm, the son of poor Oklahoma cotton pickers, took his energy firm Continental Resources public. Today he's worth $4.4 billion.


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