These Are The Richest Californians In 2021

By Rebekah Gonzalez

October 6, 2021

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On Tuesday, October 5, Forbes released their annual list of the 400 richest billionaires in the U.S.

A total of 89 people from California were featured on The Forbes 400.

Here are California's richest people according to Forbes:

  • No. 3: Mark Zuckerberg (37), $134.5 billion from Facebook; Lives in Palo Alto
  • No. 5: Larry Page (48), $123 billion from Google; Lives in Palo Alto
  • No. 6: Sergey Brin (48), $118.5 billion from Google; Lives in Atherton
  • No. 29: Dustin Moskovitz (37), $24.1 billion from Facebook; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 30: Eric Schmidt (66), $23.9 billion from Google; Lives in Atherton
  • No. 33: Laurene Powell Jobs and family (57), $22.1 billion from Apple, Disney; Lives in Los Altos
  • No. 34: Jensen Huang (58), $21.3 billion from semiconductors; Lives in San Jose
  • No. 38: Robert Pera (43), $19 billion from wireless networking gear; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 46: Donald Bren (89), $16.2 billion from Irvine Co. real estate; Lives in Newport Beach
  • No. 51: John Doerr (70), $15.2 billion from venture capital; Lives in Woodside
  • No. 51: Bobby Murphy (33), $15.2 billion from Snapchat; Lives in Venice
  • No. 53: Jack Dorsey (44), $14.9 billion from Twitter, Square; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 54: Eric Yuan and family (51), $14.5 billion from Zoom Video Communications; Lives in Santa Clara
  • No. 55: Evan Spiegel (31), $13.8 billion from Snapchat; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 57: Brian Chesky (40), $12.5 billion from Airbnb; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 60: Brian Armstrong (38), $11.5 billion from cryptocurrency; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 60: Charles Schwab (84), $11.5 billion from discount brokerage; Lives in Woodside
  • No. 65: Jan Koum (45), $10.9 billion from WhatsApp; Lives in Atherton
  • No. 66: Joe Gebbia (40), $10.8 billion from Airbnb; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 66: Gordon Moore (92), $10.8 billion from Intel; Lives in Woodside
  • No. 71: David Geffen (78), $10.5 billion from movies, record labels; Lives in Beverly Hills
  • No. 74: Marc Benioff (57), $10.2 billion from business software; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 75: Steven Rales (70), $10.1 billion from manufacturing; Lives in Santa Barbara
  • No. 76: Nathan Blecharczyk (38), $10 billion from Airbnb; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 88: George Roberts (78), $9 billion from private equity; Lives in Atherton
  • No. 89: Patrick Soon-Shiong (69), $8.9 billion from pharmaceuticals; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 92: Vinod Khosla (66), $8.6 billion from venture capital; Lives in Portola Valley
  • No. 98: Jack Dangermond (76), $8.4 billion from mapping software; Lives in Redlands
  • No. 107: Douglas Leone (64), $8.1 billion from venture capital; Lives in Atherton
  • No. 108: Marijke Mars (57), $8 billion from candy, pet food; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 108: Stewart and Lynda Resnick (N/A), $8 billion from agriculture, water; Lives in Beverly Hills
  • No. 124: George Lucas (77), $7.2 billion from Star Wars; Lives in San Anselmo
  • No. 124: Michael Moritz (67), $7.2 billion from venture capital; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 133: Ken Xie (58), $7 billion from cybersecurity; Lives in Los Altos Hills
  • No. 134: Anthony Wood (55), $6.9 billion from Roku; Lives in Palo Alto
  • No. 138: Jeff Skoll (56), $6.8 billion from eBay; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 141: David Sun (69), $6.7 billion from Kingston memory chips; Lives in Irvine
  • No. 141: John Tu (80), $6.7 billion from Kingston memory chips; Lives in Rolling Hills
  • No. 146: Henry Samueli (67), $6.6 billion from Broadcom semiconductors; Lives in Newport Beach
  • No. 151: Meg Whitman (65), $6.4 billion from eBay; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 161: Antony Ressler (59), $6.2 billion from finance; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 168: Edward Roski, Jr. (82), $6.1 billion from real estate; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 168: John A. Sobrato and family (82), $6.1 billion from real estate; Lives in Palo Alto
  • No. 172: Chris Larsen (61), $6 billion from cryptocurrency; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 176: Scott Cook (69), $5.9 billion from software; Lives in Woodside
  • No. 176: Tom Gores (57), $5.9 billion from private equity; Lives in Beverly Hills
  • No. 182: Peter Gassner (56), $5.8 billion from software; Lives in Pleasanton
  • No. 182: Henry Nicholas, III. (61), $5.8 billion from Broadcom semiconductors; Lives in Newport Coast
  • No. 188: Reed Hastings (60), $5.7 billion from Netflix; Lives in Santa Cruz
  • No. 195: David Baszucki (58), $5.6 billion from Roblox online gaming; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 195: Dagmar Dolby and family (80), $5.6 billion from Dolby Laboratories; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 195: Eric Smidt (61), $5.6 billion from Harbor Freight Tools; Lives in Beverly Hills
  • No. 200: Don Hankey (78), $5.5 billion from auto loans; Lives in Malibu
  • No. 206: Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer (59), $5.2 billion from Cargill; Lives in Rancho Santa Fe
  • No. 209: Jeff Tangney (49), $5.1 billion from healthcare IT; Lives in Palo Alto
  • No. 224: Jeff Rothschild (66), $4.8 billion from Facebook; Lives in Palo Alto
  • No. 229: Rupert Johnson, Jr. (81), $4.7 billion from Franklin Templeton money management; Lives in Burlingame
  • No. 247: Gary Friedman (64), $4.5 billion from Restoration Hardware; Lives in Newbury Park
  • No. 253: Jeff T. Green (44), $4.4 billion from online advertising; Lives in Newbury Park
  • No. 261: Rick Caruso (62), $4.3 billion from real estate; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 269: Lynsi Snyder (39), $4.2 billion from In-N-Out Burger; Lives in Glendora
  • No. 273: Thomas Siebel (68), $4.1 billion from business software; Lives in Woodside
  • No. 273: Peter Thiel (53), $4.1 billion from Facebook, investments; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 273: Steven Udvar-Hazy (75), $4.1 billion from aircraft leasing; Lives in Beverly Hills
  • No. 289: Jean (Gigi) Pritzker (59), $3.9 billion from hotels, investments; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 289: Donald Sterling (87), $3.9 billion from real estate; Lives in Beverly Hills
  • No. 289: Michael Xie (52), $3.9 billion from cybersecurity; Lives in Los Altos
  • No. 300: Michael Milken (75), $3.8 billion from investments; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 310: Anthony Pritzker (60), $3.7 billion from hotels, investments; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 310: Steven Spielberg (74), $3.7 billion from movies; Lives in Pacific Palisades
  • No. 318: David Filo (55), $3.6 billion from Yahoo; Lives in Palo Alto
  • No. 318: Jay Paul (74), $3.6 billion from real estate; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 333: Archie Aldis Emmerson and family (92), $3.5 billion from timberland, lumber mills; Lives in Redding
  • No. 333: Romesh T. Wadhwani (74), $3.5 billion from software; Lives in Palo Alto
  • No. 340: Behdad Eghbali (45), $3.4 billion from private equity; Lives in Los Angeles
  • No. 340: Jose E. Feliciano (48), $3.4 billion from private equity; Lives in Marina Del Rey
  • No. 340: RJ Scaringe (38), $3.4 billion from Rivian electric trucks; Lives in Irvine
  • No. 340: Jerry Yang (52), $3.4 billion from Yahoo; Lives in Los Altos
  • No. 358: Ben Silbermann (39), $3.3 billion from social media; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 363: Aneel Bhusri (55), $3.2 billion from business software; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 363: Alice Schwartz (95), $3.2 billion from biotech; Lives in El Cerrito
  • No. 368: Haim Saban (76), $3.1 billion from TV network, investments; Lives in Beverly Hills
  • No. 368: Rodney Sacks (71), $3.1 billion from Monster energy drinks; Lives in Laguna Beach
  • No. 377: Neal Blue and family (86), $3 billion from defense; Lives in San Diego
  • No. 377: Jed McCaleb (46), $3 billion from cryptocurrency; Lives in Berkeley
  • No. 389: Riley Bechtel and family (69), $2.9 billion from engineering, construction; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 389: Baiju Bhatt (36), $2.9 billion from Robinhood stock trading app; Lives in Palo Alto
  • No. 389: John Fisher (60), $2.9 billion from Gap; Lives in San Francisco
  • No. 389: Paul Sciarra (40), $2.9 billion from Pinterest; Lives in San Francisco
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