Forbes: Georgia home to five billionaires

October 8, 2009
Natalie Ransom

Natalie Ransom

Submitted by Natalie Ransom, REALTOR® and Founding Partner.

Georgia is now home to five billionaires, which is one more than last year, according to Forbes magazine’s new annual ranking of the richest Americans.

The wealthiest among Georgia’s billionaires is Anne Cox Chambers, the 89-year-old daughter of James M. Cox, the media mogul who built Cox Enterprises. Her estimated net worth is $9 billion, making her the 26th richest American.

Others billionaires who live in Georgia:

  •  James Kennedy (Anne Cox Chambers’ nephew)
  •  S. Truett Cathy (founder of Chick-fil-A)
  • Bernie Marcus (Home Depot co-founder, Georgia Aquarium benefactor)
  • Arthur Blank (Home Depot co-founder and owner of the Atlanta Falcons).

Please click here for the entire story on the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Please click here for the entire list of America’s billionaires on Forbes.com.


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