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Wealthiest Persons
Los Angeles County, 2018

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According to Forbes Magazine, California is home to 92 people who each, in 2018, had a personal net worth of $2.1 billion or more. Of these, 27 resided in Los Angeles County, the highest concentration among any of the state's counties. The combined 2018 wealth of Los Angeles County billionaires was $123 billion, about 19 percent of the wealth of all California billionaires in Forbes' list.



Name Net Worth (Billion) (1) Age Residence Source of Wealth National Rank 2 California Rank 2
Elon Musk $19.6 47 Los Angeles Tesla Motors 24 6
David Geffen $8.7 76 Malibu Entertainment 56 13
Patrick Soon-Shiong $7.3 66 Los Angeles Pharmaceuticals 68 15
Eli Broad $6.7 85 Los Angeles Investments 78 16
Stewart & Lynda Resnick $5.6 - Beverly Hills Agriculture, Water 114 24
Edward Roski, Jr. $5.6 80 Los Angeles Real Estate 114 25
John Tu $5.4 77 Rolling Hills Computer Hardware 123 28
Sumner Redstone $4.8 95 Beverly Hills Media 143 31
Tamara Gustavson & Family $4.6 57 Malibu Self Storage 150 33
Rick Caruso $4.0 60 Brentwood (Los Angeles) Real Estate 179 38
Name Net Worth (Billion) (1) Age Residence Source of Wealth National Rank 2 California Rank 2
Steven Udvar-Hazy $4.0 73 Beverly Hills Aircraft Leasing 179 40
Tom Gores $3.9 54 Beverly Hills Private Equity 190 41
Michael Milken $3.7 72 Los Angeles Investments 207 47
Steven Spielberg $3.7 72 Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles) Motion Picures 207 48
Donald Sterling $3.6 84 Beverly Hills Real Estate 215 51
Anthony Pritzker $3.3 58 Los Angeles Hotels, Investments 239 56
Don Hankey $3.1 75 Malibu Auto Loans 259 60
Eric Smidt $3.0 59 Beverly Hills Harbor Freight Tools 271 61
Lynsi Snyder $3.0 36 Bradbury In-N-Out Burger 271 62
Haim Saban $2.9 74 Beverly Hills TV Network, Investments 280 65
Name Net Worth (Billion) (1) Age Residence Source of Wealth National Rank 2 California Rank 2
Sean Parker $2.7 39 Los Angeles Facebook 302 72
Peter Thiel $2.5 51 Los Angeles Facebook, Palantir 328 78
Bobby Murphy $2.3 30 Venice (Los Angeles) Snapchat 354 84
Evan Spiegel $2.3 28 Los Angeles Snapchat 354 84
Alec Gores $2.2 65 Beverly Hills Private Equity 368 86
Sarah MacMillan $2.1 65 Los Angeles Cargill 383 91
Anthony Ressler $2.1 57 Los Angeles Cargill 383 92

1) These wealth figures are for September 2018.
2) Ranking according to Forbes 400 Richest Americans List, 2018.

Source: Forbes Magazine