Kluge #32 on Forbes 400 richest Americans list
Former Charlottesville resident and one-time richest man in America John Kluge comes in 32nd on Forbes' annual list of the 400 richest Americans. Despite having to fold restaurant chains Bennigan's and Steak & Ale, the media mogul who helped create the FOX Network is still worth an even $9 billion, just behind Nike founder Phil Knight and just ahead of Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. At age 94, he's also the oldest billionaire in the top 100. Topping the list for the 15th year in a row is Microsoft founder Bill Gates, with an estimated net worth of $57 billion.