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Wealth-X reveals the list of richest people in each state

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Wealth-X, a company that collects information about the world's ultra-rich,  has released the names and worth of the richest person in each state.

The richest individual in the country is still Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft. He is worth over $70 billion. He lives in Washington state.

The richest person in Alabama is Marguerite Harbert, worth $1.5 billion. She inherited her billions from her husband who founded the worldwide construction company the Harbert Corporation.

The richest person in Georgia is Anne Cox Chambers, daughter of James M. Cox, who founded the media empire Cox Enterprises. She is worth $11.4 billion and lives in Atlanta.

Here is the complete list.

(Note, values are in US$ Billions)

Alabama Marguerite Harbert $1.5

Alaska Robert Gillam $0.4

Arizona Bruce Halle Sr. $4.4

Arkansas James Walton $37.1

California Lawrence Ellison $46.4

Colorado Charles Ergen $13.7

Connecticut Raymond Dalio $13.4

Delaware Robert Gore $0.8

Florida Micky Arison $5.9

Georgia Anne Cox Chambers $11.4

Hawaii Jay Shidler $0.7

Idaho Frank Vandersloot $1.2

Illinois Samuel Zell $3.8

Indiana Gayle Cook $4.8

Iowa Dennis Albaugh $1.6

Kansas David Koch $41.5

Kentucky Brad M. Kelley $1.9

Louisiana Thomas Benson $1.3

Maine Leon Gorman $0.8

Maryland Theodore Lerner $4.1

Massachusetts Abigail Johnson $16.9

Michigan Kenneth Dart $6.6

Minnesota Whitney MacMillan $3.8

Mississippi Jim Barksdale $0.6

Missouri John L. Morris $3.8

Montana Dennis Washington $5.6

Nebraska Warren Buffett $59.8

Nevada Sheldon Adelson $32.3

New Hampshire Richard Cohen $10.0

New Jersey David Tepper $7.9

New Mexico John A Yates $0.8

New York Michael Bloomberg $21.4

North Carolina James Goodnight $7.4

North Dakota Gary Tharaldson $0.9

Ohio Leslie Wexner $5.2

Oklahoma George Kaiser $9.8

Oregon Phillip Knight $14.7

Pennsylvania Hansjorg Wyss $9.2

Rhode Island Jonathan Nelson $1.5

South Carolina Anita Zucker $2.6

South Dakota T. Denny Sanford $1.3

Tennessee Thomas Frist Jr. $3.2

Texas Michael Dell $16.0

Utah Blake Roney $0.6

Vermont Robert Stiller $1.1

Virginia Forrest Mars Jr. $20.1

Washington Bill Gates $70.8

West Virginia James Justice II $1.6

Wisconsin John Menard Jr $7.3

Wyoming John Martin $0.3

Source: Wealth-X

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