The Rich Are Different

The 10 richest fictional characters, as judged by Forbes magazine in 2006:

  1. Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks
  2. Charles Montgomery Burns
  3. Scrooge McDuck
  4. Richie Rich
  5. Jed Clampett
  6. Rich Uncle Pennybags (the Monopoly mascot)
  7. Bruce Wayne
  8. Anthony Stark (Marvel Comics’ Iron Man)
  9. Prince Abakaliki
  10. Thurston Howell III

Abakaliki, new to the Forbes list, is the fictional Nigerian “entrepreneur” mentioned in millions of fraudulent spam messages.