Some of them – Bezos, Zuckerberg, Koch – are household names. Others are unassuming people fixated on keeping a low profile. An abnormally high percentage of them own professional sports teams.
The one thing they all have in common: They have a net worth, according to Forbes, that makes them the richest resident in their state. Here they are, in alphabetical order by state.
Note: State median household income figures are from 2016 and come from the U.S. Census Bureau. Per capita real gross domestic product figures are from 2017 (in chained 2009 dollars) and come from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.