August 15th, 2006

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The Forbes Fictional Fifteen

Four years ago, Forbes Magazine ranked the 15 richest fictional characters in the world. I've read articles on the web on both Scrooge McDuck and Batman that referenced this publication. So here's the list, for your enjoyment and commentary.

Rank Name Net Worth
1. Santa Claus $ ∞
2. Richie Rich 24.7 billion
3. Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks 10 billion
4. Scrooge McDuck 8.2 billion
5. Thurston Howell III 8 billion
6. Willie Wonka 8 billion
7. Bruce Wayne 6.3 billion
8. Lex Luthor 4.7 billion
9. J.R. Ewing 2.8 billion
10. Auric Goldfinger 1.2 billion
11. C. Montgomery Burns 1 billion
12. Charles Foster Kane 1 billion
13. Cruella De Vil 875 million
14. Gordon Gekko 650 million
15. Jay Gatsby 600 million

Source: http://www.forbes.com/lists/2002/09/13/400fictional.html