It's that time of the year, again, when Forbes takes it upon itself to let you know exactly how far away from being rich you really are. You might think you're sitting pretty with a couple hundred in checking, but these guys are the heavy hitters, the ones who would probably throw themselves out a window if they woke up with your money.
Most of these people we didn't recognize, probably because they spend all their time making gobs of money instead of having their picture taken. For example, if you've never heard of Larry Ellison, you wouldn't be alone. But, the CEO of Oracle knows you … he's probably watching you right now (he's definitely got the capability).
Rather than focus on the top 15 or so overwhelmingly rich people, most of whom are either total strangers to the public or name Walton, we thought we'd focus on some names you do recognize, those people who are working not just for mad stacks, but who are also making a name for themselves and their products.
So, without further ado …