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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My name is Deena Dietrich. I live in Ellicott City, Maryland with my 2 dogs Elvis and Cilla. I am making my way as a Social Media Manager, Blogger and now Author. I have written my U2 memoir 'On the Road with U2: my musical journey' (available on amazon) about the 75 (now 100) U2 shows I have been to since ZooTv and the places I’ve seen and the people I’ve met along the way. My motto is “It is better to regret something you have done, than something you haven’t.” So follow me on my journey as I pursue my passions in music and sports with Elvis, U2, Grizzlies, Broncos, LMP, NKOTB, Orioles. Please connect with me @DeenasDays on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google+ or you can email me at deenadietrich@gmail.com.

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