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Richest people in Southern California




Forbes magazine's annual roster of richest Americans has OC real estate mogul Donald Bren in the top spot for Southern California, at $12.2 billion. He's followed by Eli Broad, at $5.8 billion, Patrick Soon-Shiong, $5.6 billion, and David Geffen, $5.1 billion. Topping the list of Californians is Oracle's Larry Ellison, at a whopping $27 billion. Here's the Socal rundown (number indicates ranking on the full list):

21 Donald Bren
$12 B 78 Newport Beach, CA real estate

44 Eli Broad
$5.8 B 77 Los Angeles, CA Investments

46 Patrick Soon-Shiong
$5.6 B 58 Los Angeles, CA generic drugs

54 David Geffen
$5.1 B 67 Malibu, CA movies, music

90 Haim Saban
$3.4 B 65 Beverly Hills, CA television

110 Steven Spielberg
$3 B 63 Pacific Palisades, CA movies

119 Kirk Kerkorian
$2.9 B 93 Los Angeles, CA investments, casinos

124 Sumner Redstone
$2.8 B 87 Beverly Hills, CA Viacom

130 Steven Udvar-Hazy
$2.7 B 64 Beverly Hills, CA International Lease Finance

130 David Murdock
$2.7 B 87 Los Angeles, CA Dole, real estate

136 David Sun
$2.6 B 58 Orange County, CA computer memory

136 John Tu
$2.6 B 68 Los Angeles, CA computer memory

144 William Hilton
$2.5 B 82 Los Angeles, CA hotels, casinos

153 John Anderson
$2.4 B 93 Bel Air, CA Investments

153 Tom Gores
$2.4 B 46 Beverly Hills, CA private equity

164 A. Jerrold Perenchio
$2.2 B 79 Bel Air, CA Univision

170 Michael Milken
$2.1 B 64 Los Angeles, CA Investments

170 Edward Roski
$2.1 B 71 Los Angeles, CA real estate

170 Bill Gross
$2.1 B 66 Laguna Beach, CA Bonds

205 Alan Casden
$1.9 B 64 Beverly Hills, CA real estate

221 George Hearst Jr
$1.8 B 83 Los Angeles, CA Hearst Corp

221 David Hearst Jr
$1.8 B 65 Los Angeles, CA Hearst Corp

236 Charles Munger
$1.75 B 86 Los Angeles, CA Berkshire Hathaway

238 Henry Samueli
$1.7 B 56 Newport Beach, CA Broadcom

238 Alec Gores
$1.7 B 57 Beverly Hills, CA private equity

252 George Argyros
$1.6 B 73 Newport Beach, CA real estate, investments

269 Henry Nicholas
$1.5 B 51 Newport Coast, CA Broadcom

290 Anthony Pritzker
$1.4 B 49 Los Angeles, CA hotels, investments

290 Gary Michelson
$1.4 B 61 Los Angeles, CA medical patents

332 Thomas Barrack
$1.2 B 63 Los Angeles, CA Colony Capital

356 Howard Marks
$1.15 B 64 Los Angeles, CA money management

356 Bruce Karsh
$1.15 B 55 Los Angeles, CA money management

George Joseph
$1 B 89 Los Angeles, CA insurance

385 Tamara Gustavson
$1 B 48 Malibu, CA