Special Report

The Richest Person in Every State

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Colorado: Philip Anschutz
> Net worth: $10.9 billion
> Residence: Denver

Philip Anschutz has become one of the wealthiest people in the world by investing in several businesses, including oil, railroads, real estate, and entertainment. His Anschutz Entertainment Group owns and operates arenas and stadiums across the globe.

Connecticut: Ray Dalio
> Net worth: $22 billion
> Residence: Greenwich

Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world based on assets managed. His net worth of $22 billion makes him one of the 100 wealthiest people in the world. Dalio started the company out of his New York City apartment, but it is now located in Westport, Connecticut.

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Delaware: Robert Gore and Elizabeth Snyder
> Net worth: $885 million
> Residence: Wilmington

Delaware is one of just seven states with no billionaire residents. The wealthiest people in the state are siblings Robert Gore and Elizabeth Snyder. The two, who both live in Delaware, owe their fortune to their parents’ company W.L. Gore & Associates, best known for inventing the fabric Gore-Tex. Both Gore and Snyder are worth an estimated $885 million.

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Florida: Thomas Peterffy
> Net worth: $20.1 billion
> Residence: Palm Beach

Florida’s wealthiest resident is Thomas Peterffy, the former CEO of financial services company Interactive Brokers. Peterffy is best known for contributing to popularizing digital high-speed trading. He stepped down as CEO in 2019 but remained as chairman of the board.

Georgia: Bernard Marcus
> Net worth: $8.7 billion
> Residence: Atlanta

Home Depot co-founder Bernard Marcus now ranks as Georgia’s richest resident, with an estimated net worth of $8.7 billion. He recently overtook Cox Enterprises heir Jim Kenndy as the state’s wealthiest resident.

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