32 Sports Owners Among Forbes 400 Richest People in America

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Out of Forbes 400 Richest People in America, 32 are owners of professional sports teams. The list includes owners of 14 NFL teams, 14 NBA teams, 4 NHL teams and 2 MLB teams – some owners own multiple teams. The richest sports team owner is Paul Allen, who owns both the Portland Trailblazers and the Seattle Seahawks. As co-founder of Microsoft, Allen is the 26th richest American and is worth $15.8 billion.

The NFL owners among the 400 richest Americans are:

  • Paul Allen (Seattle Seahawks, $15.8 billion, #26)
  • Stan Kroenke (Rams, $5.3 billion, #84)
  • Stephen Ross (Dolphins, $4.8 billion, #94)
  • Malcolm Glazer (Buccaneers, $4.5 billion, #102)
  • Shahid Khan (Jaguars, $3.8 billion, #122)
  • Jerry Jones (Cowboys, $3 billion, #166)
  • Robert Kraft (Patriots, $2.9 billion, #184)
  • Stephen Bisciotti (Ravens, $2.1 billion, #260)
  • Bob McNair (Texans, $2 billion, #273)
  • Arthur Blank (Falcons, $1.7 billion, #327)
  • Jim Irsay (Colts, $1.6 billion, #342)
  • Jimmy Haslam (Browns, $1.45 billion, #369)
  • William Ford Sr. (Lions, $1.4 billion, #371)
  • Tom Benson (Saints, $1.3 billion, #386)

The NBA owners among the 400 richest Americans are:

  • Paul Allen (Portland Trailblazers, $15.8 billion, #26 )
  • Richard DeVos (Orlando Magic, $6.3 billion, #60)
  • Micky Arison (Miami Heat, $5.9 billion, #70)
  • Stan Kroenke (Denver Nuggets, $5.3 billion, #84)
  • Dan Gilbert (Cleveland Cavaliers, $3.9 billion, #118)
  • Charles Dolan (New York Knicks, $3.3 billion, #151)
  • Tom Gores (Detroit Pistons, $2.7 billion, #201)
  • Mark Cuban (Dallas Mavericks $2.5 billion, #222)
  • Josh Harris (Philadelphia 76ers, $2.5 billion, #222)
  • Robert Pera (Memphis Grizzlies, $1.95 billion, #393)
  • Herb Simon (Indiana Pacers, $1.95 billion, #293)
  • Donald Sterling (Los Angeles Clippers, $1.9 billion, #296)
  • Glen Taylor (Minnesota Timberwolves, $1.7 billion, #327)
  • Tom Benson (New Orleans Pelicans, $1.3 billion, #386)

The NHL owners among the 400 richest Americans are:

  • Stan Kroenke (Avalanche, $5.3 billion, #84)
  • Josh Harris (Devils, $2.5 billion, #222)
  • Terry Pegula (Sabres, $3.1 billion, #161)
  • Jeremy Jacobs (Bruins, $2.8 billion, #193)

The MLB owners among the 400 richest Americans are:

  • Ted Lerner (Nationals, $4 billion, #110)
  • John Henry (Red Sox, $1.7 billion, #327)

For a complete list of Forbes 400 Richest People in America, please click here.

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