5 Georgians make Forbes 400 richest list | Business
ATLANTA -- The five wealthiest Georgians are on the latest Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans.
Anne Cox Chambers, 91, is No. 26 on the list, with a net worth of $12 billion. The daughter of James M. Cox, the media mogul who built Cox Enterprises Inc., was No. 19 in 2010 with a net worth of $12.5 billion.
Cox Chambers' nephew Jim Kennedy, 63, is No. 53 with a net worth of $6 billion. He was No. 38 last year with a net worth of $6.2 billion.
At No. 242, Bernie Marcus, 82, has a net worth of $1.8 billion. The philanthropist and Georgia Aquarium co-founder's wealth has increased since 2010. He was No. 269 last year with an estimated net worth of $1.5 billion.
Arthur Blank, 68, who co-founded The Home Depot Inc. with Marcus, is No. 331 with a net worth of $1.3 billion. The Atlanta Falcons owner was No. 332 last year with a net worth of $1.2 billion.
Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, 90, is No. 375 with a net worth of $1.1 billion. He was No. 252 in 2010 with a net worth of $1.6 billion.
Atlanta media giant Ted Turner came in at No. 212 with a net worth of $2 billion. He is listed as a resident of Lamont, Fla. even though he owns homes across the country. Last year, he ranked No. 205 with a net worth of $1.9 billion.
The wealthiest American once again is Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who is worth $59 billion, up from $54 billion in 2010.