7 coloradans is on the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans in 2021

Seven Coloradans entered Forbes’ annual list of the 400 richest Americans, one of them for the first time in more than a decade.

The magazine released the 2021 version of its Forbes 400 list earlier this month. First place went to Jeff Bezos with an estimated net worth of $ 201 billion. Slot No. 400 went to Arkansas investment banker Warren Stephens worth $ 2.9 billion.

Here are the seven color dances that made the list:

Charles Ergen (No. 56, $ 13 billion): The 68-year-old Ergen from Denver is a co-founder of the satellite TV provider Dish Network and the satellite communications company EchoStar. His net worth rose from $ 9.3 billion on the 2020 list.

Philip Anschutz (No. 66, $ 10.6 billion): The 81-year-old Anschutz of Denver holds shares in oil, real estate and media, including the Denver Gazette and the Washington Examiner. The 2020 list put his fortune at $ 10.1 billion.

John Malone (No. 98, $ 8.4 billion): Malone, 80, was the CEO of TCI, which was acquired by AT&T in the late 1990s. He is now president of Liberty Media, whose holdings include the Atlanta Braves. He was worth $ 6.5 billion by 2020.

Mark Stevens (No. 224, $ 4.8 billion): Stevens, 61, of Steamboat Springs, was a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. He was worth $ 3.1 billion by 2020.

Kenneth Tuchman (No. 310, $ 3.7 billion): Tuchman of Denver is the founder and CEO of TTEC, which operates call centers. The 61-year-old had not been included among the Forbes 400s since the late 2000s.

Pat Stryker (No. 340, $ 3.4 billion): The 65-year-old Stryker of Fort Collins is the grandson of the founder of the medical device manufacturer Stryker Corp. The 2020 list put her fortune at $ 2.5 billion.

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