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Friday, March 9, 2012

Forbes Report Includes Michigan Billionaires

Here is an excerpt from a Detroit Free Press Report on Forbes List of Billionaires:
Reported by Zlati Meyer: 313-223-4439 or zmeyer@freepress.com

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Forbes' billionaires list. According to the magazine, that first year, 140 people were on this list, while this time around there are 1,226, an all-time high. Their combined worth is $4.6 trillion.

Michigan billionaires
With worldwide ranking, name, city, wealth, age and source of wealth.
205. Richard DeVos, Holland, $5 billion, 86, Amway
216. Hank and Doug Meijer, Grand Rapids, $4.9 billion, retail
491. Ronda Stryker, Portage, $2.5 billion, 57, Stryker
491. Alfred Taubman, Bloomfield Hills, $2.5 billion, 88, real estate
521. Michael & Marian Ilitch, Bingham Farms, $2.4 billion, 82, pizza
854. Dan Gilbert, Franklin, $1.5 billion, 50, Quicken Loans
854. Manuel Moroun & family, Grosse Pointe Shores, $1.5 billion, 84, transportation
960. Manoj Bhargava, Farmington Hills, $1.3 billion, 58, 5-hour Energy
1015. John Brown, Portage, $1.2 billion, 77. Stryker
1015. William Clay Ford Sr., Grosse Pointe Shores, $1.2 billion, 87, Ford
1015. Jon Stryker, Kalamazoo, $1.2 billion, 53, Stryker
1075. Roger Penske, Birmingham, $1.1 billion, 75, cars

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