Who’s the Richest Person in Your State?

New Wealth-X list reveals each state's richest

   

Who’s the Richest Person in Your State?

flickr 61938659 hd 300x196 Whos the Richest Person in Your State?When you think Michael Bloomberg, you think New York. After all, he’s the mayor of the Big Apple, and before that he built the Bloomberg empire sitting in Manhattan today. But did you know he’s the richest man in the state?

As consulting group Wealth-X has found in a state-by-state look at the nation’s wealthiest individuals, Bloomberg and much of the rest of America’s ultra high-net worth population often lives close to the companies they founded. Think Washington-based Microsoft‘s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Bill Gates or Omaha, Neb.-based Berkshire Hathaway‘s (NYSE:BRK.B) Warren Buffett.

Here’s a look Wealth-X’s state-by-state look at the nation’s wealthiest people:

  • Alabama: Marguerite Harbert, $1.4 billion
  • Alaska: Robert Gillam, $690 million
  • Arizona: Bruce Halle Sr., $4 billion
  • Arkansas: James Walton, $33.6 billion
  • California: Lawrence Ellison, $41.1 billion
  • Colorado: Charles Ergen, $8.3 billion
  • Connecticut: Raymond Dalio, $10 billion
  • Delaware: Robert Gore, $830 million
  • Florida: Joseph Lewis, $3.9 billion
  • Georgia: Anne Cox Chambers, $11.2 billion
  • Hawaii: Jay Shidler, $680 million
  • Idaho: Frank VanderSloot, $1.2 billion
  • Illinois: Samuel Zell, $3.9 billion
  • Indiana: Gayle Cook, $3.4 billion
  • Iowa: Dennis Albaugh, $1 billion
  • Kansas: David Koch, $32.1 billion
  • Kentucky: Bradley Wayne Hughes, $1.1 billion
  • Louisiana: Thomas Benson, $1.3 billion
  • Maine: Leon Gorman, $860 million
  • Maryland: Theodore Lerner, $3.9 billion
  • Massachusetts: Abigail Johnson, $11.9 billion
  • Michigan: Richard DeVos Sr., $5.1 billion
  • Minnesota: Pauline Keinath, $3.7 billion
  • Mississippi: Leslie Lampton, $2.4 billion
  • Missouri: Christopher Cline, $1.5 billion
  • Montana: Dennis Washington, $5 billion
  • Nebraska: Warren Buffett, $49.6 billion
  • New Hampshire: Martin Trust, $600 million
  • New Jersey: David Tepper, $5.2 billion
  • New Mexico: Peyton Yates, Jr., $760 million
  • New York: Michael Bloomberg, $24.8 billion
  • Nevada: Sheldon Adelson, $20.2 billion
  • North Carolina: James Goodnight, $7.4 billion
  • North Dakota: Gary Tharaldson, $900 million
  • Ohio: Leslie Wexner, $4.5 billion
  • Oklahoma: George Kaiser, $10 billion
  • Oregon: Philip Knight, $13 billion
  • Pennsylvania: Hansjorg Wyss, $7.7 billion
  • Rhode Island: Jonathan Nelson, $1.6 billion
  • South Carolina: Anita Zucker, $2.2 billion
  • South Dakota: T. Denny Sanford, $1.3 billion
  • Tennessee: Thomas Frist, Jr., $3 billion
  • Texas: Michael Dell, $14 billion
  • Utah: Robert Earl Holding, $2.7 billion
  • Vermont: Robert Stiller, $580 million
  • Virginia: Forrest Mars, Jr., $17 billion
  • Washington: Bill Gates, $64.5 billion
  • West Virginia: James Justice II, $1.5 billion
  • Wisconsin: John Menard, Jr., $6 billion
  • Wyoming: John Martin, $210 million

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