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Dreamworks trio in US wealth list
Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg is one of the three founders of Dreamworks
Dreamworks founders Steven Spielberg, David Geffen and Jeffrey Katzenberg all feature on Forbes magazine's 2004 list of the 400 richest people in America.

At number 37, media mogul Geffen is the wealthiest of the three with a fortune of $4.4bn (2.4bn). Spielberg charts at 74 with $2.6bn (1.4bn) to his name.

At 369 Katzenberg is the poorest of the trio but can still boast a fortune of $880m (444m).

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and Star Wars creator George Lucas also figure.

Winfrey, in 215th place, is reckoned to be worth $1.3bn (720m).

Banked

Lucas, however, enters the chart much higher, his $3bn (1.6bn) fortune making him America's 60th most wealthy citizen.

Broadcasting giant Ted Turner clocks in at 118 with $1.9bn (1.05bn) in his wallet, while the $1bn (555m) banked by Walt Disney's nephew Roy makes him the 278th name in the list.

But the Disney company's recent lack of success means there is no place for chairman and chief executive Michael Eisner, one of 54 names to drop off the list from last year.


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