Which Locals Made Forbes’ 2022 World’s Richest List?

Residents of the Park Cities and Preston Hollow may notice some familiar faces on Forbes magazine’s new ranking of the world’s richest people.

The Dallasites who made the list include:

  • Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones tied for no. 185 with a net worth of $10.6 billion, up from $8.9 billion in 2021.
  • Beal Financial Corporation founder Andy Beal tied for no. 201 with a net worth of $9.9 billion, up from $7.9 billion in 2021.
  • Oil and real estate tycoon Ray Lee Hunt tied for no. 386 with a net worth of $6.5 billion, up from $4.2 billion in 2021. 
  • Money manager Ken Fisher tied for no. 509 with a net worth of $5.3 billion, down from $5.5 billion in 2021.
  • Media magnate and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tied for no. 601 with a net worth of $4.7 billion, up from $4.4 billion in 2021.
  • Oil and gas magnate Trevor Rees-Jones tied for no. 637 with a net worth of $4.5 billion, up from $4 billion in 2021.
  • Hotel and investment mogul Robert Rowling also tied for no. 637 with a net worth of $4.5 billion, up from $3.9 billion in 2021.
  • Oil titan W. Herbert Hunt tied for no. 665 with a net worth of $4.3 billion, up from $2 billion in 2021.
  • Margot Bermingham Perot, the widow of the late technology entrepreneur and former presidential candidate H. Ross Perot Sr. tied for no. 665 with a net worth of $4.3 billion, up from $4.1 billion in 2021.
  • Oil and gas magnate Kelcy Warren tied for no. 728 with a net worth of $4 billion, up from $3.4 billion in 2021.
  • Real estate mogul H. Ross Perot Jr. tied for no. 951 with a net worth of $3.2 billion, up from $2.7 billion in 2021.

New Texan Elon Musk came in first with a net worth of $219 billion, up from $151 billion in 2021, and $24.6 billion in 2020. The Tesla CEO came in second on Forbes’ 2021 list, behind Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who now occupies the number two spot with a net worth of $171 billion, down from $177 billion in 2021, and $113 billion in 2020.

For the full ranking, visit Forbes’ website here.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at rachel.snyder@peoplenewspapers.com

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