10 Silicon Valley Locals New To Forbes’ Annual Wealthiest Americans List


Tech locals new to Forbes' annual wealthiest Americans listIn 2014, more than two-thirds of the people on the list made their own fortunes. By contrast, more than half were born into wealth just 20 years ago.

Among them:

  • Jan Koum, who sold WhatsApp to Facebook
  • Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging CEO of ride sharing firm Uber
  • Elizabeth Holmes, the CEO of Theranos, which aims to revolutionize consumers’ access to medical tests and information.

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