Which Louisiana City Has the Most Billionaires?
One Louisiana city has more billionaires than any other in our state. Can you guess which one it is?
Well, if you guessed any other city than New Orleans, you would be wrong. That's because there's only one person living in Louisiana who's a billionaire, and it's New Orleans Saints owner, Gayle Benson.
Benson has a net worth valued at around $3.4 billion. Not only does she own the Saints, but she also owns the New Orleans Pelicans NBA basketball team and several car lots.
The United States as a whole has over 600 billionaires, with the state of New York being home to the largest collection of them here stateside.
Here's the Top 5 states with billionaires:
- New York - 86
- California - 41
- Texas - 18
- Georgia - 12
- Connecticut/Florida - 11
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, is the wealthiest person in the United States. He's net worth is valued at $188.2 billion and that's even with splitting his fortune in half after his divorce.
Also interesting to note, the second wealthiest person in the United States is Elon Musk, of Tesla, Space X, and Starlink. He's moving out of California and setting up his headquarters in Austin.