Two Oklahomans make Forbes ' billionaire list'

Friday, March 11th 2005, 6:18 am
By: News On 6

The really rich have gotten even richer. Forbes Magazine has released its annual rankings of the world's billionaires.

There’s no surprise at the top, where Bill gates reigns for the 11th year in a row. He's worth $46.5-billion. Investor Warren Buffet is second with $44-billion.

Two Oklahomans have made the list. They are George Kaiser at 132; he's worth more than $4-billion. And David Green, who owns the Hobby Lobby chain, comes in at 548.

The number of billionaires grew by more than a hundred from last year, to a record 691. Combined their net worth is $2.2-trillion.