Rocco Commisso’s worth was listed at around $4.5 billion. (Photo courtesy of the Cosmos)

Cosmos owner Rocco Commisso has been listed as the 150th richest American, according to the Forbes 400.

The founder and CEO of Mediacom, Commisso’s worth was listed at around $4.5 billion.

He made the Forbes list for the first time this year, one of 22 newcomers.

An Italian immigrant who attended Columbia University, Commisso told Forbes, “I’m the fulfillment of the American dream in all ways.”

The 2017 Forbes 400 was released Tuesday.

For the full story about Commisso, visit:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/noahkirsch/2017/10/17/this-little-known-italian-immigrant-turned-cable-entrepreneur-is-worth-4-5-billion/#64684c3a739c