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Who is the richest person in each US state?

According to Forbes, there are 735 billionaires in the United States and just about every state has one. We explain who the richest person is in each state.

These are the richest people in each US state

For the second year in a row, both the number of billionaires worldwide and their total wealth have declined. According to Forbes, in 2023 , the number of billionaires fell from 2,668 in 2022 to 2,640 this year. On the other hand, the total wealth of billionaires dropped by $500 billion.

As for the number of billionaires in the world, most of the members of the Forbes list are from the United States with 735 billionaires. The US is followed by China (495), India (169) and Germany (126). The richest person in America is Elon Musk from Texas, but who are the billionaires in the rest of the country? We explain it to you.

Who is the richest person in each US state?

According to the Wealthy Nickel portal, the only states currently not home to at least one billionaire are Alaska, Delaware and Vermont. We share with you who is the person with the greatest wealth in each state in the US, according to the real-time list of Forbes, consulted on May 2:

  • Alabama: James Stephens with $4 billion dollars
  • Alaska: Leonard Hyde and Jonathan Rubini with $300 million (in 2019)
  • Arizona: Ernest Garcia II with $3 billion
  • Arkansas: Jim Walton with $63.4 billion
  • California: Larry Page with $90.7 billion
  • North Carolina: Tim Sweeney with $4.7 billion
  • South Carolina: Anita Zucker with $1.9 billion
  • Colorado: Philip Anschutz with $10.9 billion
  • Connecticut: Ray Dalio with $19.1 billion
  • North Dakota: Gary Tharaldson with $1 billion (in 2019)
  • South Dakota: T. Denny Sanford with $2 billion
  • Delaware: Elizabeth Snyder with $885 million (in 2019)
  • Florida: Thomas Peterffy with $23.7 billion
  • Georgia: Bernard Marcus with $8.2 billion
  • Hawaii: Larry Ellison with $188.2 billion
  • Idaho: Frank VanderSloot with $3.1 billion
  • Illinois: Ken Griffin with $35 billion
  • Indiana: Carl Cook with $10.2 billion
  • Iowa: Harry Stine with $7.4 billion
  • Kansas: Charles Koch with $59 billion
  • Kentucky: Tamara Gustavson with $7.3 billion

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  • Louisiana: Gayle Benson with $4.7 billion
  • Maine: Susan Alfond with $2.6 billion
  • Maryland: Stephen Bisciotti with 6.4 billion
  • Massachusetts: Abigail Johnson with $21.5 billion
  • Michigan: Daniel Gilbert with $18.7 billion
  • Minnesota: Glen Taylor at $2.7 billion
  • Mississippi: The Duff brothers (James and Thomas) with $2.3 billion each
  • Missouri: Pauline MacMillan Keinath with $6.9 billion
  • Montana: Dennis Washington with $6.4 billion
  • Nebraska: Warren Buffett with $113.3 billion
  • Nevada: Miriam Adelson with $38.3 billion
  • New Jersey: John Overdeck with $6.8 billion
  • New York: Michael Bloomberg with $94.5 billion
  • New Hampshire: Richard Cohen with $11.9 billion
  • New Mexico: Ron Corio with $1.1 billion (2021)
  • Ohio: Les Wexner with $6 billion
  • Oklahoma: Harold Hamm with $18.5 billion
  • Oregon: Phil Knight with $48.2 billion
  • Pennsylvania: Jeff Yass with $28.5 billion
  • Rhode Island: Jonathan Nelson with $3.1 billion
  • Tennessee: Thomas Frist Jr. with $22.6 billion
  • Texas: Elon Musk with $171.9 billion
  • Utah: Gail Miller with $4.2 billion
  • Vermont: John Abele with $640 million (2019)
  • Virginia: Jacqueline Mars with $38.3 billion
  • Washington: Jeff Bezos with $126.7 billion
  • West Virginia: Jim Justice II at $1.2 billion (2020)
  • Wisconsin: John Menard Jr. with $17.4 billion
  • Wyoming: John Mars with $38.3 billion

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