Richest Billionaires in Georgia

Where Do the Billionaires in Georgia Live?

Georgia is home to some of the richest people in America (and the world). Most of the billionaires in Georgia are self-made having acquired their fortunes in various industries from home improvement to fast food to email marketing. Here are the 10 richest people in Georgia. The information presented in this article is based on the Billionaires List from Forbes (net worth as of Jan 20, 2023).

Richest Billionaires in Georgia
Richest People in Georgia

1. Bernard Marcus

Bernard Marcus is the richest person in Georgia. A resident of Atlanta, GA, Bernard Marcus is worth $8.7 billion. Bernard Marcus made his fortune from Home Depot making him the 227th richest person in the world.

Net Worth$8.7 billion
Source of WealthHome Depot
Age93
ResidenceAtlanta, GA
World Rank227th Richest Person in the World
Bernard Marcus Profile

2. Jim Kennedy

Jim Kennedy is the second richest billionaire in Georgia. A resident of Atlanta, GA, Jim Kennedy is worth $8.3 billion. Jim Kennedy made his fortune from media and automotive making him the 244th richest person in the world.

Net Worth$8.3 billion
Source of WealthCox Enterprises (Media and Automotive)
Age74
ResidenceAtlanta, GA
World Rank244th Richest Person in the World
Jim Kennedy Profile

3. Arthur Blank

Arthur Blank is the third richest person in Georgia. A resident of Atlanta, GA, Arthur Blank is worth $7.9 billion. Arthur Blank made his billions from Home Depot making him the 282nd richest person in the world.

Net Worth$7.9 billion
Source of WealthHome Depot
Age80
ResidenceAtlanta, GA
World Rank282nd Richest Person in the World
Arthur Blank Profile

4. Bubba Cathy

Bubba Cathy is the fourth richest billionaire in Georgia (tied with his siblings Dan and Trudy). A resident of Atlanta, GA, Bubba Cathy is worth $7.2 billion. Bubba Cathy made his fortune from Chick-fil-A making him the 322nd richest person in the world.

Net Worth$7.2 billion
Source of WealthChick-fil-A
Age68
ResidenceAtlanta, GA
World Rank322nd Richest Person in the World
Bubba Cathy Profile

4. Dan Cathy

Dan Cathy is tied with his siblings as the fourth richest person in Georgia. A resident of Atlanta, GA, Dan Cathy is worth $7.2 billion. Dan Cathy made his fortune from Chick-fil-A making him the 322nd richest person in the world.

Net Worth$7.2 billion
Source of WealthChick-fil-A
Age69
ResidenceAtlanta, GA
World Rank322nd Richest Person in the World
Dan Cathy Profile

4. Trudy Cathy White

Trudy Cathy White is tied with her siblings as the fourth richest person in Georgia. A resident of Hampton, GA, Trudy is worth $7.2 billion. Like her brothers, Trudy made her fortune from Chick-fil-A making her the 322nd richest person in the world.

Net Worth$7.2 billion
Source of WealthChick-fil-A
Age66
ResidenceHampton, GA
World Rank322nd Richest Person in the World
Trudy Cathy White Profile

5. Gary Rollins

Gary Rollins is tied with John Brown as the fifth richest person in Georgia. A resident of Atlanta, GA, Gary Rollins is worth $5.5 billion. Gary Rollins made his fortune from Orkin pest control making him the 462nd richest person in the world.

Net Worth$5.5 billion
Source of WealthOrkin pest control
Age78
ResidenceAtlanta, GA
World Rank462th Richest Person in the World
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5. John Brown

John Brown is tied with Gary Rollins as the fifth richest person in Georgia. A resident of Atlanta, GA, John Brown is worth $5.5 billion. John Brown made his fortune from Stryker Corp. (medical equipment) making him the 461st richest person in the world.

Net Worth$5.5 billion
Source of WealthStryker Corp (medical equipment)
Age88
ResidenceAtlanta, GA
World Rank461st Richest Person in the World
John Brown Profile

6. Ben Chestnut

Ben Chestnut is tied with Dan Kurzius as the sixth richest person in Georgia. A resident of Atlanta, GA, Ben Chestnut is worth $4.1 billion. Ben is a self-made billionaire making his fortune from Mailchimp (email marketing). He is the 695th richest person in the world.

Net Worth$4.1 billion
Source of WealthMailchimp (Email Marketing) 
Age48
ResidenceAtlanta, GA
World Rank695th Richest Person in the World
Ben Chestnut Profile

6. Dan Kurzius

Dan Kurzius is the sixth richest person in Georgia (tied with Mailchimp co-founder Ben Chestnut). A resident of Atlanta, GA, Dan Kurzius is worth $4.1 billion. Dan made his fortune from Mailchimp (email marketing) making him the 695th richest person in the world.

Net Worth$4.1 billion
Source of WealthMailchimp (Email Marketing) 
Age50
ResidenceAtlanta, GA
World Rank695th Richest Person in the World
Dan Kurzius Profile

Who is the Youngest Billionaire in Georgia?

The youngest billionaire in Georgia is Mailchimp co-founder, Ben Chestnut. Ben is 48 years old and is worth an eye-popping $4.1 billion! He made billions when Mailchimp was acquired by Intuit in September 2021 for $12 billion.

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