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Sergey, Larry, Eric, David and Jerry - Forbes Says Rich!

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The 2005 edition of the Forbes 400 list of the of the wealthiest Americans was published this afternoon and includes Brin, Page and Schmidt from Google as well as Filo and Yang from Yahoo. Of course, Gates and Ballmer from Microsoft are also on the list. Here's a quick look at how several people who have interests in the web search biz fared.

Bill Gates, Microsoft
Estimated Wealth: $51 Billion
Ranking: 1st

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft
Estimated Wealth: $14 Billion
Ranking: 11th

Sergey Brin, Google
Estimated Wealth: $11 Billion
Ranking: 16th (tie)

Larry Page, Google
Estimated Wealth: $11 Billion
Ranking: 16th (tie)

Fast Fact: In case you're wondering, both Brin and Page ranked 43rd on last year's Forbes 400 with. Their wealth was then estimated at $4 billion each. Hat tip, Google IPO!

Jeff Bezos, A9/Amazon.com
Estimated Wealth: $4.8 Billion
Ranking: 42nd

Eric Schmidt, Google
Estimated Wealth: $4.0 Billion
Ranking: 52nd

David Filo, Yahoo
Estimated Wealth: $3 Billion
Ranking: 73

Jerry Yang, Yahoo
Estimated Wealth: $2.5 Billion
Ranking: 93rd

Mark Cuban, IceRocket
Estimated Wealth: $1.8 Billion
Ranking: 164th

Barry Diller, Ask Jeeves-IAC/InterActive
Estimated Wealth: $1.3 Billion
Ranking: 258th


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