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How to Become as Rich as Bill Gates
Larry Ellison, $39.5 billion: His greatest passion these days might be competitive sailing, and Ellison holds the sport's grandest prize -- the America's Cup. The next international regatta will be held in San Francisco in 2013. Ellison is still a major player in world business, though, as shown by his software company Oracle seeing a 30 percent bump in stock price.