Alabama: Jimmy Rane
> Net worth: $950 million
> Residence: Abbeville
Lumber magnate Jimmy Rane, who advertises his company Great Southern Wood Preserving by posing as his alter ego Yella Fella, is Alabama’s wealthiest person. Rane, whose net worth is estimated at $900 million, continues to live in his small hometown of Abbeville.
Alaska: Jonathan Rubini and Leonard Hyde
> Net worth: $310 million
> Residence: Anchorage
own real estate development and management company JL Properties, which controls many properties in Anchorage, including the state’s tallest building, the ConocoPhillips Tower. Rubini and Hyde each owns half of the business, giving them a $310 million estimated net worth each.
Arizona: Ernest Garcia II
> Net worth: $8.6 billion
> Residence: Tempe
Arizona’s Ernest Garcia has made his fortune in the automotive business. He owns major used car retailer DriveTime Automotive and is the largest shareholder of online used car selling platform Carvana
Arkansas: Jim Walton
> Net worth: $66.2 billion
> Residence: Bentonville
Jim Walton — the youngest son of Sam Walton, founder of Walmart — is one of the many heirs to the retail giant’s fortune. He ranks as one of the 20 richest people in the world. Walton lives in Bentonville, the Arkansas home of the largest company in the world by revenue.
California: Larry Page
> Net worth: $111 billion
> Residence: Palo Alto
Google co-founder Larry Page surpassed fellow tech mogul Mark Zuckerberg to become the richest person in California, with a fortune of $111 billion. As of 2022, he ranked as the sixth wealthiest person in the world. In 2019, Page stepped down as CEO of parent company Alphabet but he is still a board member.
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