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‘Tis the season… 50 Biggest Givers

Name Net Worth ($) Total Giving 2012 % of Net Worth (2012 Giving) Lifetime Giving ($)
1. Bill & Melinda Gates 74 B 1.9 B 2.6 2.8 B
2. Warren Buffett 58.7 B 1.87 B 3.2 25 B
3. George Soros 20 B 765 M 3.2 10 B
4. Mark Zuckerberg 23.9 B 519 M 2.2 549 M
5. Walton Family 144 B 432 M 0.3 4.6 B
6. Eli and Edyth Broad 6.9 B 374 M 5.5 3.5 B
7. Mike Bloomberg 31 B 370 M 1.2 3.4 B
8. Paul Allen 15.9 B 327.7 M 2.1 2 B
9. Chuck Feeney* 2 M 313 M 1565 6.3 B
10. Gordon & Mary Moore 4.9 B 250.5 M 5.1 2.3 B

*Yes, we checked #9 and this is correct. Source: “50 Biggest Givers,” Forbes, Dec. 11, 2013. Full article at http://www.forbes.com/sites/randalllane/2013/11/18/the-50-philanthropists-who-have-given-away-the-most-money/