Radio-Related Moguls On Forbes 400 List
September 21, 2007 at 6:14 AM (PT)
Radio and music industry-related folks making this year's FORBES 400 list of AMERICA's richest individuals include COX ENTERPRISES' ANNE COX CHAMBERS (net worth $12.6 billion, ranked 24th), NEW YORK Mayor and BLOOMBERG RADIO founder MICHAEL BLOOMBERG ($11.5 billion, 25th), NEWS CORP.'s RUPERT MURDOCH ($8,8 billion, 33rd), VIACOM/CBS' SUMNER REDSTONE ($7.6 billion, 41st), COX' JAMES KENNEDY and BLAIR PARRY-OKEDON (each $6.3 billion, 50th), DAVID GEFFEN ($6 billion, 52nd) and APPLE's STEVE JOBS ($5.7 million, 56th).
Also on the list are UNIVISION current owner HAIM SABAN ($3.4 billion, 102nd) and former owner JERRY PERENCHIO ($3.1 billion, 114th), sound engineering legend RAY DOLBY ($2.7 billion, 149th), OPRAH WINFREY ($2.5 billion, 165th), HEARST CORP.'s WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST ($2.4 billion, 188th) and PHOEBE HEARST COOKE, AUSTIN HEARST, DAVID HEARST JR., and GEORGE HEARST JR. (each $2.1 billion, 220th), electronics company head AMAR BOSE ($1.8 billion, 271st), HUBBARD BROADCASTING's STUB HUBBARD ($1.6 million, 297th), CLEAR CHANNEL partner RED MCCOMBS ($1.6 billion, 297th), and DISNEY's ROY DISNEY ($1.4 billion, 361st). MICROSOFT's BILL GATES tops the list with $59 billion in net worth.