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Forbes Billionaire List - What Georgians Made the List?

March 5, 2014 4:06pm (EST)
Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons, is also on Forbes 400 Richest Americans list.
Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons, is also on Forbes 400 Richest Americans list.

The 2014 Forbes World's Billionaires list, an annual ranking of the world's wealthiest people, has been released and it includes a record breaking 1,645 billionaires from 69 countries.

An interesting fact is that eight Georgians made the list. The Atlanta Business Chronicle has researched the list to identify Georgia's wealthy:

Rank #58: Anne Cox Chambers,94, the daughter of James M. Cox who built Cox Enterprises Inc. Net Worth $15.5 billion.

Rank #168: James Kennedy, 66, the nephew of Cox Chambers. Net Worth $7.7 billion.

Rank #224: S. Truett Cathy, 92, founder of Chick Fil-A. Net Worth $6.2 billion.

Rank #446: Bernie Marcus, 84, co-founder The Home Depot. Net Worth $3.5 billion.

Rank #796: Ted Turner, 75, media mogul and philanthropist. Net Worth 2.2 billion.

Rank #988: Arthur Blank, 71, co founder of The Home Depot and owner of the Atlanta Falcons. Net Worth $1.8 billion.

Rank #1,046: Jeffrey Lorberbaum, 59, chairman and CEO of Mohawk Industries Inc. Net Worth $1.7 billion.

Rank #1,565: Sara Blakely, 43, founder of Spanx shapewear. Net Worth $1 billion.

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