Mayor Bloomberg can count himself amongst the top echelons of the extremely, extremely rich, as Forbes's list of the 400 Richest Americans places him in the #8 position. The magazine cites his purchase of a 20% stake in his company, Bloomberg LP, as how they value his net worth to be $20 billion. The next richest New Yorker is David Koch, at #9 with $19 billion. Some others: Rupert Murdoch is #47 ($6.8 billion), Ralph Lauren is #76 ($4.7 billion), and Donald Trump is #134 with a net worth of $3 billion. John Catsimatidis, net worth $2.1 billion, is one of the self-made billionaires interviewed; he answers the question "What is the best bar on the planet?" with "Any bar in New York."
Forbes: Bloomberg 8th Richest American, Richest New Yorker
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