This map shows the richest person in every state

Missouri

Columbia resident Stanley Kroenke owns several sports teams and millions of square feet of real estate. He has a net worth of $7.5 billion and is married to one of the heiresses of the WalMart empire, Ann Walton Kroenke (talk about a power couple).

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Montana

Billionaire Dennis Washington owns a diverse number of companies that tackle everything from transportation to mining.

Nebraska

Now here’s a name you’ll probably recognize. Nebraska is home to the world’s second wealthiest man, investor Warren Buffett, who has a net worth of $76.2 billion.

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Nevada

Sheldon Adelson is both the chairman and CEO of the United States’ largest casino company, Las Vegas Sands. Is it any wonder that he has a net worth of $35.6 billion?

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New Hampshire

Andrea Reimann-Ciardelli’s shares in her family’s company, JAB Holding Company, have made Reimann-Ciardelli a billionaire. While originally from Germany, she now lives in Hanover, New Hampshire.

New Jersey

Donald Newhouse and his brother inherited their father’s company, Advance Publications, in the 1970s. The media company deals with everything from broadcast to publishing, and the business has left Newhouse with a net worth of $12 billion.

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New Mexico

Mack C. Chase founded his own oil and gas company, Mack Energy Corporation, in 1988, and he’s remained in the industry ever since.

New York

If you don’t recognize his picture, you’ll at least recognize his last name. Michael Bloomberg, former New York mayor and cofounder of Bloomberg LP (a global information company), is currently New York’s richest man with a net worth of $50.7 billion.

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North Carolina

North Carolina’s James Goodnight has earned his fortune as the co-founder and CEO of SAS, one of the world’s largest vendors of business analytics software.

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North Dakota

Gary Tharaldson has a net worth of $0.9 billion, a fortune that he’s acquired by building hotels across the country.

Ohio

You may not have heard of Les Wexner’s retail network, L Brands, but you certainly know some of the companies it’s comprised of (including Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works). As CEO of L Brands, Wexner has accumulated a net worth of $6.2 billion.

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Oklahoma

As founder, chairman and CEO of the oil production company Continental Resources, Harold Hamm has racked up over $10 billion.

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