Four From Oklahoma On Forbes' 400 Billionaire List


Friday, September 22nd 2006, 2:08 pm
By: News On 6


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- This year's list of the 400 richest Americans includes four Oklahomans.

Tulsa oilman George Kaiser is the top Oklahoman on the this year's Forbes Magazine list and ranks 27th overall with an estimated worth of 8.5-billion.

Chesapeake Energy chief executive Aubrey McClendon and former Chesapeake president Tom Ward are tied at 215th with an estimated worth of $1.6-billion each.

And Hobby Lobby founder David Green is at Number 242 with an estimated $1.5-billion in net worth.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett remain first and second on the list with Gates worth $53-billion and Buffett $46-billion.