Here's a link to the richest people in each state of America.  Of course, Bill Gates takes the top spot with $80 billion.  On the other end, Robert Gillam (an investment firm founder) of Alaska is only worth $700 million. (hA!)

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Whitney MacMillan, a major heir to Cargill (the largest private company in America) tops the list of richest Minnesotans.  He lands the 305th spot on Forbes billionaire list with a net worth $4.8 billion.  Here are the rest of the top 5 richest Minnesotans.

  • No. 340: Marilyn Carlson Nelson — Part owner of  Carlson Inc.,  hospitality and travel, with sister Barbara. Net worth $4.4 billion
  • No. 340: Barbara Carlson Gage — Part owner of Carlson Inc. with sister Marilyn. Net worth $4.4 billion
  • No. 764: Stanley Hubbard — Chairman and CEO of Hubbard Broadcasting.  Net worth $2.3 billion
  • No. 988: Glen Taylor (shown on the left) — Owner of Taylor Corp. , the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Minnesota Lynx and the Star Tribune. Net worth $1.8 billion