Estimated net worth: $750 million each
Industry: Fabric (Gore-Tex)
State population: 961,939
State median household income: $61,757
State’s per capita real GDP: $63,955
Yes, Gore inherited his family’s company. But he’s also responsible for much of its success. It was Gore who discovered the waterproof and windproof material now known as Gore-Tex. He shares the family fortune with his sister Elizabeth.