Eight Wisconsin billionaires on Forbes 400 list

Menard remains wealthiest in state

Eight Wisconsinites made the annual Forbes 400 list of wealthiest Americans.

They are (Forbes 400 ranking in parenthesis):

(41) John Menard Jr., founder of Menards, $11 billion net worth
(60) Herbert Kohler & Family, Kohler Company, $8.3 billion
(76) Diane Hendricks, Hendricks Holding Company and ABC Supply Co., $6.8 billion
(153) James Cargill II, Cargill Inc., $4.5 billion
(223) Judy Faulkner, Epic Systems, $3.5 billion
(223) H. Fisk Johnson, S.C. Johnson & Sons, $3.5 billion
(223) Helen Johnson-Leipold, S.C. Johnson & Sons, $3.5 billion
(223) S. Curtis Johnson, S.C. Johnson & Sons, $3.5 billion

Also noteworthy, Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Jamie Dinan ranked 368th with a net worth of $2.2 billion.

The wealthiest Americans, according to the Forbes 400 list, are: Jeff Bezos of Amazon, $168 billion; Bill Gates of Microsoft, $97 billion; Warren Buffet of Berkshire Hathaway, $88.3 billion; and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, $61 billion.

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Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, their son, Zach, and their dog, Hokey. He is an avid sports fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Association board of directors.

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