Microsoft (MSFT) - Get Report  founder Bill Gates is once again the wealthiest person in America for an incredible 24th-consecutive time, according to latest Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans in 2017. 

This year's list is packed with executives in the technology, software, and financial services industries. Also noteworthy is that President Donald Trump's net worth fell by $600 million, placing him at 248th on the list with a total worth of $3.1 billion. 

Surprise, the top 5 names should sound pretty familiar: 

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