The Richest Person in Every U.S. State

While the United States at large prides itself on being home to many of the richest people in the world, each of its 50 states tells a unique story. 

We’ve compiled this list showcasing the richest person in every US state to give you a chance to explore the diversity of entrepreneurship, opportunities, and generational wealth that exists throughout the country.

The former US Army lieutenant is primarily known for taking over EBSCO Industries, a business founded by his father. Stephens served as the president and later chairman of EBSCO Industries for nearly 50 years.

Alabama: James Stephen

Alaska: Leonard Hyde and Jonathan Rubini

Two individuals share the title of the wealthiest person in Alaska: Leonard Hyde and Jonathan Rubini, the co-founders of massive real estate development firm JL Properties.

As well as Garcia’s history of investing in used car selling and financing businesses, much of his fortune comes from being the largest shareholder of Carvana.

Arizona: Ernest Garcia II

The Walton family, heirs to the throne of Sam Walton, founder of Walmart, are the richest family not just in the US but in the world.

Arkansas: Jim Walton

Larry Page, the Google co-founder, is now a board member and controlling shareholder of its parent company, Alphabet.

California: Larry Page

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