Nine Wisconsin billionaires on Forbes 400 list

Menard, Kohler are wealthiest in state

Nine Wisconsin residents made the annual Forbes 400 list of wealthiest Americans.

They are (Forbes 400 ranking in parenthesis):

(46) John Menard Jr., founder of Menards, $9.4 billion net worth
(52) Herbert Kohler Jr., Kohler Co., $8.6 billion
(150) Diane Hendricks, Hendricks Holding Company and ABC Supply Co., $3.8 billion
(156) James Cargill II, Cargill Inc., $3.7 billion
(156) H. Fisk Johnson, S.C. Johnson & Sons, $3.7 billion
(156) Imogene Powers Johnson, S.C. Johnson & Sons, $3.7 billion
(156) S. Curtis Johnson, S.C. Johnson & Sons, $3.7 billion
(156) Helen Johnson-Leipold, S.C. Johnson & Sons, $3.7 billion
(321) Judy Faulkner, Epic Systems, $2.4 billion

Also noteworthy, Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Jamie Dinan ranked 353rd with a net worth of $2 billion.

The wealthiest Americans, according to the Forbes 400 list, are: Bill Gates, Microsoft, $81 billion; Jeff Bezos,, $67 billion; Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, $65.5 billion; and Mark Zuckerburg, Facebook, $55.5 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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