The poor, as well as significant portions of the middle class have been deceived into thinking that a "million dollars" is a lot of money and that whose who have that much constitute societies "upper crust." As you have probably already figured out, this is class warfare instigated by the super elite who want to focus society's attention in the middle of the economic ladder.
You are about to see what "equality" codeword really means to those who occupy the halls of power. Every American interested in the political and economic wellbeing of their country should should be made aware of the false belief systems being installed on the masses by media/government disinformation. This short video clearly shows the contrast between the prevailing perceptions of wealth distribution in America and the stark reality.