|Reid Hoffman, $3,100,000,000|
(I'm not promising that these are the best and most up to the minute net worth estimates, but they're what I came up with quickly.)
I mean, if America's tech billionaires and mere centimillionaires (hectomillionaires?) can't lower programmers' salaries immediately, what possible economic incentive will they have to continue to be rich? It's Econ 101, people!