Forbes 400: America's Top 15 Richest Techies


2. Larry Ellison

Co-founder and chief executive of Oracle Corporation and a software tycoon, Larry Ellison is the third richest person in America and fifth richest individual on the planet, according to Forbes. When Ellison, 69, isn't running Oracle, he can be found battling patent suites or sailing around the world in attempt to win the America's Cup sailing race.

Forbes 400 Ranking: 3

Net Worth: $41 billion