5 Coloradans Make Forbes List Of Richest Americans

DENVER (CBS4) – The Forbes list of richest Americans is out and five of them live in Colorado.

Charlie Ergen (file photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Charlie Ergen (file photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Charlie Ergen of Denver, and founder of Dish Network, comes in at No. 26 with $17.2 billion.

Philip Anschutz (credit: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Philip Anschutz (credit: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Philip Anschutz of Denver, who is known for his entertainment investments, ranks 40th with $11.1 billion.

TV investor and Denver resident John Malone is in 60th with $7.6 billion.

John C. Malone (credit: CBS)

John C. Malone (credit: CBS)

James Leprino of Indian Hills and chairman of Leprino Foods comes in at 190 in the rankings with $3 billion.

Pat Stryker of Fort Collins, known for medical technology, is 324 on the list with $2 billion.

For the 21st straigt year Bill Gates is on top.

LINK: Richest People in America – Forbes

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