You'd be smiling, too: Bill Gates is still the richest person in America.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Philanthropist Bill Gates is still the richest person in America, followed by investing guru Warren Buffett, according to an updated list of leading billionaires.
Microsoft (Fortune 500) co-founder Gates retained his top spot on the annual Forbes 400 list of Richest Americans with a personal fortune of $59 billion. Buffett, the chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway ( , Fortune 500) who has donated much of his wealth to Gates' charities, is in second place with $39 billion.,
Investor George Soros, founder of Open Society Foundations, joined the top 10 for the first time, as the seventh-richest with $22 billion.
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