Special Report

The Richest Person in Every State

Massachusetts: Abigail Johnson
> Net worth: $21.2 billion
> Residence: Milton

With an estimated net worth of $21.2 billion, Abigail Johnson is the wealthiest person in Massachusetts and the tenth wealthiest woman in the world. Johnson is the owner of mutual fund group Fidelity Investments, which her grandfather started. In 2014, she took over as CEO of the firm, which today manages over $2 trillion in assets. Johnson’s siblings and co-heirs to the family fortune, Elizabeth Johnson and Edward Johnson IV, are also billionaires.

Michigan: Daniel Gilbert
> Net worth: $22 billion
> Residence: Franklin

Daniel Gilbert’s net worth increased from $6.5 billion in April to $41 billion just four months later following the IPO of Rocket Companies on Aug. 6. Rocket Companies is the parent company of Rocket Mortgage and of Quicken Loans, which Gilbert founded. Quicken Loans is now the largest mortgage lender in the U.S., according to Fortune. Gilbert is also the owner of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Minnesota: Glen Taylor
> Net worth: $2.5 billion
> Residence: Mankato

Glen Taylor made his fortune by founding Taylor Corp., a printing services company. Though he no longer serves as CEO, Taylor remains chairman of the company. Taylor has purchased ownership stakes in several Minnesota sports teams, including the NBA’s Timberwolves and the MLS franchise Minnesota United.

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Mississippi: James Duff and Thomas Duff
> Net worth: $2 billion
> Residence: Hattiesburg

Brothers James and Thomas Duff inherited their father’s tire business, Southern Tire Mart, in 1983 and turned it into the largest truck tire distributor in the nation. The brothers diversified their interests, funding in 2007 Duff Capital, which acquired several businesses over the years. The billionaire brothers are the richest people in Mississippi, each with a net worth of $1.4 billion.

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Missouri: Pauline MacMillan Keinath
> Net worth: $8.8 billion
> Residence: St. Louis

Cargill heiress Pauline MacMillan Keinath became the wealthiest person in Missouri after real estate mogul and Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke moved his primary residence to Texas. Keinath controls 13% of Cargill, is the world’s largest food company, according to Forbes.

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