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Kerkorian enters the top 10 along with Google (nasdaq: GOOG - news - people ) billionaires Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who are up $4.4 billion and $4.5 billion, respectively; and brothers Charles and David Koch, who added $5 billion apiece to their fortunes on surging energy and commodities prices. They replace Microsoft (nasdaq: MSFT - news - people ) co-founder Paul Allen and four members of the Walton family.
Seven members of last year's list have died, including media mogul Barbara Cox Anthony; she is replaced by her two children, James Kennedy and Blair Parry-Okeden. Other notable deaths include Wal-Mart (nyse: WMT - news - people ) scion Helen Walton, real estate mogul Leona Helmsley and Cargill grain heir W. Duncan MacMillan.
Fifty people couldn't keep up. They include online gambling titans Ruth Parasol and J. Russell DeLeon, whose PartyGaming Internet poker company's stock has fallen 75% in the past 12 months. Also dropping off the list is caffeine king Howard Schultz, whose Starbucks (nasdaq: SBUX - news - people ) stock has languished over the past year, and Campbell Soup (nyse: CPB - news - people ) heir Dorrance Hill Hamilton, who had appeared on every Forbes 400 list since 1982...usw mehr hier--> Quelle: Forbes