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Friday, April 17, 2009
Brandon Wenerd, Aspen.com
Submitted by: Editor

Aspen’s 10 Richest People

The mysterious billionaires of Aspen.

10. Melvin Simon
Self-made real estate baron based in Indianapolis
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: $1.3 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: #559

9. Leslie Wexner
Retail giant who owns Victoria's Secret, Express, Limited Too, the upscale Henri Bendel, Bath and Body Works, and C.O. Bigelow.
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: 1.7 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: #430

8. Sid and Ed Bass
Inherited Texas oil fortune
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: $2 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: #334

7. Leonard Lauder
Son of cosmetics pioneer Estee Lauder
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: $2 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: #334

6. Lester Crown and Family
American Royalty, General Dynamics and Owners and operators of Aspen Ski Company
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: $3.1 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: #196

5. Richard Kinder
Former president of Enron, gas and petrolium magnate
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: $3.2 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: #191

4. David Geffen
Legendary record producer
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: $ 4.5 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: #110

3. Roman Abramovich
Russian oil and steel oligarch
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: $8.5 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: 51

2. Michael Dell
Founder and CEO of Dell Computers
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: $12.3 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: #25

1. David and Charles Koch
Inherited multinational chemical company Koch Industries, funders of Tea Party and buyers of "Democracy"
Forbes 2009 Estimated Wealth: $14 Billion
Ranking on the Forbes 2008 World’s Billionaire List: #19

Posted by Editor on 04/17/09 at 03:05 PM •  (0) Comments

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