The Richest Person in America Is....

September 21, 2011 Updated Sep 21, 2011 at 5:21 PM EDT

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The Richest Person in America Is....

September 21, 2011 Updated Sep 21, 2011 at 5:21 PM EDT

A familiar name tops the Forbes 400 rankings of the richest people in America, according to the magazine's annual report.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates again tops the list with an estimated net worth of $59 billion, which puts him well beyond No. 2 Warren Buffett ($39 billion), according to Forbes.

Visit the Forbes website to see the entire list.