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February 17, 2019

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35 Floridians make Forbes "Wealthiest Americans" list

| 10/5/2018

On Wednesday, the business website Forbes.com announced their annual rankings of the 400 Wealthiest Americans. Below are those on Forbes' list who live in Florida - the top 35 richest Floridians.

  1. Thomas Peterffy; net worth $20.2 billion; Florida discount brokerage
  2. David Tepper; net worth $11.6 billion; Florida hedge funds
  3. Micky Arison; net worth $9.4 billion; Florida Carnival Cruises
  4. Shahid Khan; net worth $7.6 billion; Florida auto parts
  5. Whitney MacMillan; net worth $6.3 billion; Florida Cargill
  6. Reinhold Schmieding; net worth $5.9 billion; Florida medical devices
  7. Charles Johnson; net worth $5 billion; Florida money management
  8. J. Christopher Reyes; net worth $4.9 billion; Florida food distribution
  9. Jude Reyes; net worth$4.9 billion; Florida food distribution
  10. Robert Rich, Jr. ; net worth$4.9 billion; Florida frozen foods

The remaining 25 richest Floridians are:

Dirk Ziff; $4.8 billion; Florida investments;   Paul Tudor Jones; II. $4.5 billion; Florida hedge funds;   Terrence Pegula; $4.5 billion; Florida natural gas;   Russ Weiner; $4.5 billion; Florida energy drinks;   Nick Caporella; $4.4 billion; Florida beverages;   Richard Schulze; $4.4 billion; Florida Best Buy;   Isaac Perlmutter; $4.3 billion; Florida Marvel comics;   Igor Olenicoff; $4.1 billion; Florida real estate;   Tom Golisano; $3.5 billion; Florida payroll services;   Jeff Greene; $3.4 billion; Florida real estate, investments;   Randal Kirk; $3 billion; Florida pharmaceuticals;   Edward DeBartolo, Jr.; $2.9 billion; Florida shopping centers;   William Wrigley, Jr.; $2.9 billion; Florida chewing gum;   Phillip Frost; $2.6 billion; Florida pharmaceuticals;   John Henry; $2.6 billion; Florida sports;   Jorge Perez; $2.6 billion; Florida real estate;   C. Dean Metropoulos; $2.5 billion; Florida investments;   Norman Braman; $2.4 billion; Florida art, car dealerships;   Kenneth Feld & family; $2.4 billion; Florida circus, live entertainment;   Rakesh Gangwal; $2.3 billion; Florida airline;   Todd Christopher; $2.2 billion; Florida hair care products;   James Clark; $2.2 billion; Florida Netscape, investments;   S. Daniel Abraham; $2.1 billion; Florida Slim-Fast;   Katherine Tanner; $2.1 billion; Florida Cargill;   Ronald Wanek; $2.1 billion; Florida furniture

See all the wealthiest Americans on Forbes' list here.

From Florida Trend: » Florida's super rich

 

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